Ministers were yesterday forced into climbdown over contentious plans to compel people selling their homes to provide costly information packs about their property.
Eight days before it was due to take effect communities secretary Ruth Kelly announced the implementation would be postponed indefinitely - Financial Times
British Land is to go ahead with construction of the 47 storey Leadenhall Tower in the City of London despite forecasts that the wider UK property market is to slow. British Land is building the 224m tall tower as part of a £2bn development programme in the Square Mile - The Telegraph
BP is shutting down 100,000 barrels, or one quarter of its Alaskan oil production, for a 'few days' after discovering a water pipeline leak. Analysts say the loss will not have a dramatic impact on world oil prices - The Independent
Manchester will this week announce details of its contentious road pricing plans arguing that without it thousands of jobs will be at risk from worsening congestion - Financial Times