Brexit sees UK consumer confidence fail most since 1990

2016-07-29 14:42

Sentiment among UK households fell this month at its fastest pace in more than a quarter century, reflecting uncertainty about the outlook for the economy in the wake of the Brexit vote.

German unemployment falls as companies shrug off Brexit woes

2016-07-28 12:00

German unemployment has extended its decline in July, in a sign that the economy is showing resilience to uncertainty unleashed by a Brexit vote.

Dolly's 'twins' alive and kicking - clone study

2016-07-26 21:38

Four genetically-identical copies of Dolly the famous cloned sheep, which suffered ill health and died prematurely in 2003, are going strong at the advanced age of nine, a study says.

Draghi composed on Brexit as aftershock data awaited

2016-07-25 10:00

Mario Draghi hasn’t flinched since the Brexit vote. This week he’ll get the strongest clues yet whether he’s right to keep calm and carry on.

UK faces epic task of preparing to leave Brexit

2016-07-23 12:12

British civil servants have quietly begun the mammoth task of implementing Brexit while politicians have been left pondering the future.

Brexit vote wreaks havoc on UK economy

2016-07-22 13:06

The UK economy has seen a "dramatic deterioration" in the wake of the Brexit vote as business activity shrank at its fastest pace since the financial crisis, a survey found.

The global economy may be slow, but it's steady

2016-07-21 10:45

It’s not difficult to come to the conclusion that, economically speaking, we are living in very turbulent times.

Eagle withdraws from UK Labour leadership contest

2016-07-19 22:08

Challenger Angela Eagle has withdrawn from the contest to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party and backed rival Owen Smith.

Eurozone lending conditions eased before Brexit: ECB

2016-07-19 11:00

The European Central Bank says lending conditions in the eurozone have improved, signalling the economy was picking up until the UK cast a cloud over recovery.

Learning from history – when wealth accrues to public office, disaster follows

2016-07-18 17:36

England's disease, said Benjamin Franklin, was a system which made public office the way to wealth and privilege, creating “avarice” in those wanting and occupying such positions.


UK home loan approvals fall on Brexit jitters

2016-07-29 11:43

UK home loan approvals have fallen to their lowest level in more than a year as nervousness gripped the housing market before the referendum on EU membership.

Brexit chips away at German consumer morale

2016-07-27 09:20

Confidence among German consumers has suffered slightly in July as households digested Britain's vote to quit the European Union.

Member of F1 boss Ecclestone's family kidnapped

2016-07-26 16:54

A member of F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone's family has been kidnapped for ransom in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

15-hour tailbacks in UK at French border

2016-07-24 16:26

British officials have been drafted in to help French border police after 15-hour queues built up at the port of Dover due to heightened entry checks.

Draghi joins not-so-sure club over Brexit aftermath

2016-07-22 14:00

Mario Draghi is part of a growing club of central bankers who are just fine with admitting they’re uncertain what’s going on right now - and that’s no barrier to action.

UK retail sales fall 0.9% after Brexit referendum

2016-07-21 11:15

UK retail sales have had their biggest drop in six months in June, adding to signs that the vote to leave the European Union is starting to bite.

UK unemployment declines below 5%

2016-07-20 11:10

The UK labour market has showed continuing strength ahead of the country’s decision to vote to leave the European Union.

UK faces slowest growth since 2012 after Brexit vote

2016-07-19 16:00

The International Monetary Fund has slashed its UK outlook after the Brexit vote and forecast the economy will grow at its weakest pace since 2012 next year.

Boris Johnson quits controversial newspaper column

2016-07-18 20:24

Britain's new foreign minister Boris Johnson has given up his lucrative newspaper column, which he had used for years to mock world leaders.

May to visit Merkel for talks on UK’s post-Brexit place

2016-07-18 15:26

UK Prime Minister Theresa May will visit German Chancellor Angela Merkel as she makes the case for Britain remaining a powerful player in the world after a Brexit vote.

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