Cash-strapped households have been further hit as inflation rose in August.Read the full story ›
The collapse in the pound has meant mobile phone prices have rocketed - and customers are holding on to their handsets for longer.Read the full story ›
Uncertainty over Brexit in the UK and strong economic data from Europe both contributed to the slump in the British currency.Read the full story ›
Demands for the government to deliver a fair deal on transport for the north of England will be made by political and business leaders.Read the full story ›
The former chancellor said a line connecting the east and west coasts must be planned for as the Government presses ahead with HS2.Read the full story ›
David Davis is hoping to push Brexit withdrawal talks towards discussions on a future trading relationship between the UK and EU.Read the full story ›
A record proportion of working-age residents are in a job, according to latest official data.Read the full story ›
A three-day strike by Bank of England workers will go ahead from Tuesday.
Staff in departments including maintenance and security will walk out in a dispute over pay, union Unite said.
The union blamed Bank of England governor Mark Carney for the failure of talks to resolve the issue.
Staff will don Carney masks during a protest outside the Bank's headquarters in the City of London on Tuesday.
Unite accused the Bank of imposing a "derisory" below inflation pay increase for the second year running.
Up to a third of staff will get no pay rise this year, the union said.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has hailed the economy's "steady performance" in spite of the weakest first half of the year for five years.Read the full story ›
Leaseholds on new-build houses could be banned outright under proposals to stamp out abuses of the system.Read the full story ›