The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking group (CYBG) have announced plans to close 79 UK branches, with the loss of around 400 jobs over the next five months.
The City of London will still be the 'financial lungs' of Europe after Brexit, Barclays chief executive Jes Staley has said.
A mining firm is hoping to find lithium - a key component of electric car batteries - in rocks under Cornwall. The rare metal is found in natural hot underground springs but has not been exploited before in the county.
LONDON (Reuters) - Global banks have begun signaling how they will put plans into action to cope with a "hard" exit by Britain from the European Union.
A Royal Mail worker at the Royal Mail's Sorting Office in Turner Road, Glasgow. Royal Mail has revealed a sharp drop in letter mailing in the busy festive season as business worries over Brexit hit marketing post.