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BA owner sees profits climb

The owner of British Airways stepped up pressure on its European rivals today by forecasting it will make bigger than expected profits this year.

RBS surges amid FTSE 100 rally

Royal Bank of Scotland and the owner of British Airways were at the forefront of a stock market rally today after impressing with quarterly results.

Indian summer hits Superdry profits

Britain's Indian summer took its toll on another major retailer today when the owner of the Superdry brand revealed profits will be lower than expected.

Proposals to repay £2bn WWI debt

Steps to repay the UK's £2 billion in outstanding First World War debt have been unveiled with plans to redeem bonds dating back to the 18th century.

RBS writes off further £780m

RBS is 80% owned by the taxpayer after being rescued during the financial crisis

Royal Bank of Scotland wrote off another £780 million for past misconduct today and suggested more pain was to come before taxpayers would see a return on their £46 billion bail-out of the lender.

Banks to face tougher capital rules

Britain's banks are expected to be faced with new rules on their financial health that are tougher than the latest proposed global standards, when the Bank of England publishes the result of a consultation today.

The sun shines on tourism

St Ouen's Bay on one of the many glorious days this summer

The tourism industry is expected to have had its best season for half a decade after nearly 50,000 holidaymakers flocked to the Island in one of the key summer months.