BA cancels flights from London's Heathrow, Gatwick after IT outage
LONDON, May 27 British Airways said it had cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports scheduled before 1700 GMT on Saturday due to a global computer outage.
BEIJING, July 3 China's service sector activity expanded at the fastest pace in 15 months in June, a private survey showed on Thursday, reinforcing signs that the broader economy is stabilising.
The services purchasing managers' index (PMI)compiled by HSBC/Markit rebounded to 53.1 in June from 50.7 in May, well above the 50-point level demarcating expansion from contraction.
In a sign that the domestic economy is regaining some internal strength, a sub-index measuring new businesses jumped to 53.8 in June, the strongest expansion since January 2013.
(Reporting by Aileen Wang; Editing by Kim Coghill)
LONDON, May 27 British Airways flights in Britain were being delayed and passengers were suffering long waits at airports on Saturday because of a global system outage, the airline said.
* Jan-April profits up 24.4 pct YOY; Jan-March up 28.3 pct (Adds details of data, comments from stats bureau)