Manufacturer confidence hits 40-year high

CBI survey ‘buoyant virtually across the board’

Drax shares hit by subsidy move

Government names eight projects eligible for support

Co-op Bank’s £1.5bn hole triggers row

Report expected to lay blame on ill-timed merger with Britannia

Cable warns FTSE 100 groups over pay

UK business secretary writes to chairmen of top companies

Flybe boosts air links to regions

Five new routes added from London City airport

The UK's largest sculputre, 'Slipstream', twists and turns for 78m through the covered courtyard at the centre of Terminal 2

Heathrow’s £2.5bn Terminal 2 disappoints

Building lacks any spark capable of lifting it above the ordinary

Buses to use F1 technology to save energy

£1bn scheme aims to make UK world leader in green vehicles

Peel signs £100m Liverpool crane deal

Agreement is next step in construction of £300m deep water quay

Northern Rock Foundation to close

Agreement on funding could not be reached with Virgin Money

Coulson denies hearing Miller voicemail

Former NotW editor continues defence at hacking trial

Moyes pays penalty for Glazers’ misstep

Owners have lost their way with prized asset

Net lending to businesses slows decline

Continued fall comes amid growth in consumer borrowing

Moyes caught offside by PR game

Man Utd face challenge after troubled reign

Late bill payment remains serious concern

Number of delayed transactions up 23 per cent, business group says

Freedom to frack plan faces backlash

Infrastructure bill aims to kick-start fledgling shale industry

BoE to oversee ‘ethical hacking’ of banks

Exercise will test resilience of computer systems

TfL poised for payments by smartphone

Mobile operators in talks over contactless scheme to buy tickets

Don’t write off the co-op model yet

It is only the UK Co-operative Group’s governance that appears to be broken

EU hits UK energy-intensive companies

Show of strength in global sales battle

The UK needs its exporters to fire on all cylinders