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The BBC has been forced to apologise after presenter Michael Buerk criticised the Ched Evans rape victim for being drunk.

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EE celebrates 4G milestone

EE said it added a record 1.4 million 4G customers during the third quarter

Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said it added a record 1.4 million 4G customers during the third quarter and is on track to top six million customers by the end of the year.

Bid target Spirit in profits surge

Spirit is holding talks with Greene King about a tie-up

A surge in profits kept Chef & Brewer owner Spirit in the takeover spotlight today as it prepares to back a £725 million bid by rival Greene King.

Bank forecasts growth slowdown

The Bank's rate-setters voted by seven to two to keep interest rates on hold

The Bank of England has marked down its growth expectations for the economy, saying there is little scope to raise interest rates as eurozone woes weigh on the UK's prospects.

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