Travel agents report drop in last-minute vacations abroad as Britons opt to sunbathe at home
Cable says we need new insolvency laws to cope with companies that will go under when interest rates rise
UK will be hit hardest by bonus cap plans as data shows it had most millionaire bankers in EU
Big banks would be able to withstand another financial crisis and profits are set to rise
Staff will be offered 10% stake as part of privatisation but unions say the move 'will lead to strike action'
Former minister says politicians should not be afraid to turn their backs on high-speed rail link as costs soar
Justin Welby backs 10-year plans for church-led credit unions to boot out loan sharks
National Grid suggests industry might curb power use in peak hours to combat energy crisis
CBI leader demands to see 'real pipeline of projects' so investors know what the options are
Total wants to explore for shale gas in UK but is frustrated by lack of licensing information
A street vendor in Kabul sells balloons to a group of Afghan children. Although the economy in Afghanistan has shown some signs of improvement since the fall of the Taliban in 2001, low wages and unemployment remain challenges for the government.
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