Signals mixed on US economy

Signals mixed on US economy..

Tyler Holmes 30-May, 14:37 21 BBC

A mixed portrait of US economic health has emerged, with a rise in consumer spending but a dip in confidence. Consumer spending grew 0.4%...


Going up?

Going up?..

Mia Mason 28-May, 19:20 40 BBC

We don't tend to think of lifts as mass transportation systems, but that's what they are. They move hundreds of millions of people every...


Back to work

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Olivia Rogers 28-May, 19:20 21 BBC

There are plenty of things on a CV that can put off recruiters. Having a gap on your work history shouldn't be one of them - but the...


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Andrew Martin 26-May, 12:56 47 BBC

A record amount of solar power was generated on Friday as Britain basked in sunshine and temperatures of up to 28C, the National Grid has...


US growth rate revised up to 1.2%

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Mary Paterson 26-May, 09:56 30 BBC

The US economy grew at a faster pace than initially thought in the first three months of the year. The latest official figures indicated...


Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut

Oil price falls despite deal to extend output cut..

Mia Mason 26-May, 08:40 19 BBC

The price of oil has fallen by about 5%, despite oil-producing nations agreeing to extend production cuts for a further nine months. ...


Call to raise retirement age to at least 70

Call to raise retirement age to at least 70..

Joseph Williams 26-May, 08:40 33 BBC

The retirement age should rise to at least 70 in rich countries by 2050 as life expectancy rises above 100, according to a new report. The...


Contactless payment fraud soars to ?7m

Contactless payment fraud soars to ?7m..

Cole Becker 26-May, 07:16 38 BBC

The amount of money stolen from contactless bank cards and mobile devices has soared, it has emerged. Almost ?7m was taken in 2016,...


IFS criticises Labour and Tory plans

IFS criticises Labour and Tory plans..

Ella Flores 26-May, 04:16 27 BBC

Neither the Conservatives nor Labour are being honest with voters about the economic consequences of their policy proposals, an influential...


Housing market moving sideways, lenders say

Housing market moving sideways, lenders say..

Michael Adamson 25-May, 10:32 30 BBC

The UK housing market appears to be 'moving sideways' mortgage lenders have said, as latest figures show a drop in borrowing. The Council...


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