The war of the supermarkets is heating up with new data showing that German discounters Aldi and Lidl are rapidly wresting market share from Britain's traditional retailers.
Ford is the latest car company to launch an incentive for UK consumers to trade in cars over seven years old, by offering �2,000 off some new models.
The UK government deficit in the last financial year was smaller than previously thought, according to official data, but borrowing is on track to climb this year despite a healthier than expected balance in July.
Theresa May must commit to George Osborne's pet project aimed at bolstering northern England to avoid the UK becoming a “one-trick pony”, the former chancellor has said.
China's largest commercial property company has ditched plans to buy Nine Elms Square in south-west London after a clampdown by regulators in Beijing on overseas investment.