17.20 (close): Financial stocks led the charge on the London market as concerns eased over the state of Italy's beleaguered banking industry.
US President-elect Donald Trump has said he wants to cut government costs by cancelling the order for new planes to carry the American president.
Hats off to the media team at the Department for Transport for getting so much positive coverage for an announcement. “Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has put the passenger at the heart of delivery across the railway by announcing plans to bring ...
Sources said Chris Grayling, pictured, had not been convinced by the business case presented by Sadiq Khan. Photograph: Mark Thomas/Rex/Shutterstock.
Plans by the European Commission to toughen EU oversight of foreign banks are protectionist and anti-competitive, Philip Hammond has said, reflecting fears in London that UK lenders will be caught up by the measures after Brexit.