UK services sector beats forecasts buoyed by new work

UK services sector beats forecasts buoyed by new work..

Mary Paterson 05-Apr, 04:48 40 BBC

Activity in the UK's dominant services sector rose at a faster-than-expected pace in March. The Markit/CIPS purchasing managers' index...


Trump's trade tactics

Trump's trade tactics..

04-Apr, 19:56 78 BBC

US President Donald Trump has said that trade negotiations with China will be "very difficult" when he meets President Xi Jinping in...


Fashion for gluten- and dairy-free continues to grow

Fashion for gluten- and dairy-free continues to grow..

Lily Evans 04-Apr, 08:40 74 BBC

More than half of us bought a "free from" product during the last three months, according to Kantar Worldpanel. Younger people are leading...


Bank still worried about personal lending

Bank still worried about personal lending..

Michael Adamson 04-Apr, 08:40 32 BBC

The recent rapid rise in consumer borrowing is still a potential threat to the stability of the UK's financial system, says the Bank of...


South Africa rand sinks further amid concern about credit downgrade

South Africa rand sinks further amid concern about credit..

Anna Torres 03-Apr, 09:24 42 BBC

Worries over the health of South Africa's economy continued on Monday, as comments by the new finance minister failed to stem a fall in the...


Tick tock

Tick tock..

Ella Flores 02-Apr, 19:56 62 BBC

In 1845, a curious feature was added to the clock on St John's Church in Exeter: another minute hand, running 14 minutes faster than the...


Greens on three-day weekend plans: 'Bold ideas needed' for UK

Greens on three-day weekend plans: 'Bold ideas needed' for UK..

Maria Stewart 02-Apr, 07:16 55 BBC

The co-leaders of the Green Party have explained their party's proposals to introduce a three-day weekend. Jonathan Bartley told BBC...


Chancellor Hammond leading UK trade mission to India

Chancellor Hammond leading UK trade mission to India..

Kevin Allen 02-Apr, 06:32 89 BBC

Chancellor Philip Hammond will lead a business delegation to India next week to drum up trade as the UK begins the process of leaving the...


Trump trade crackdown 'not about China'

Trump trade crackdown 'not about China'..

Gavin Perry 31-Mar, 12:23 17 BBC

President Donald Trump is expected to sign two executive orders targeting the US trade deficit, ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's...


Eurozone inflation slows in March

Eurozone inflation slows in March..

William Jacobson 31-Mar, 06:01 19 BBC

Inflation in the eurozone slowed dramatically in March, according to official estimates. Eurostat said its initial estimate found...


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