As the government agrees a deal to give Aberdeen £500 million, Martin Geissler speaks to those hit hardest by the North Sea oil slump.Read the full story ›
Measure would allow Britain to withhold in-work benefits to EU migrants until they have been in the UK for up to four years.Read the full story ›
A sixth and final defendant has been cleared of trying to manipulate the official Libor interest rate used for lending between banks.
Darrell Read, 50, of Wellington, New Zealand, was found not guilty of conspiracy to defraud by a jury at London's Southwark Crown Crown.
His five-co defendants were also cleared yesterday of by trying to manipulate the Libor rate linked to the Yen.
All six men in the trial had been accused of helping trader Tom Hayes to manipulate the Libor rate over a period of four years.
Hayes was was convicted of conspiracy to defraud earlier this year.
The chancellor has postponed the sale of the government's stake in Lloyds, blaming the delay on the fragile global economy.Read the full story ›
The UK economy grew by 0.5% during the fourth quarter of 2015 and by 2.2% over the year, the Office for National Statistics said today.Read the full story ›
More than £26 billion was raised by the Government through sales of public assets, such as Royal Mail, in 2015.Read the full story ›
A deal to invest £250 million in north-east Scotland's economy will be signed on Thursday.Read the full story ›
The boss of BAE Systems has told ITV News that the current global economic troubles were more than just a blip, but cautioned against over-reacting.
Sir Roger Carr, chairman of the multinational defence and engineering company, told Economics Editor Richard Edgar at the World Economic Forum is Davos that there is a "climate of uncertainty".
The China position is serious - although there's still solid growth - and the oil position is clearly a huge change which may ultimately lead to positive cost of production benefits but in the short term creates turmoil.
All of which feeds through to the stock market and it creates a climate of uncertainty so I don't think in any way we should consider this to be a blip, but I don't think in any way we should see it as an absolute crisis.