Britain's economic growth slowed more than expected in the final three months of last year, but with annual growth still at its fastest since 2007 the data gives ammunition to both sides of the political divide heading into May's election. Full Article
LONDON - Britain's top equity index fell on Tuesday after rising for eight straight sessions to a four-month high, with energy shares losing ground as oil prices weakened and retailer Dixons Carphone slipped after a broker downgrade.
BOSTON/NEW YORK - A blizzard has swept across the northeastern United States, dropping more than a foot of snow but falling short of more dire predictions that had sent workers home, halted flights and prompted New York officials to shut down subway trains. Full Article
Japan says it will work with Jordan to secure the release of a Japanese journalist as well as a Jordanian pilot, who are both being held by Islamic State militants. Yiming Woo reports.