Services output jumped by 0.6% during the last quarter, but construction shrank by 1.0% and manufacturing declined by 0.4%. - Ed Conway (@EdConwaySky) May 26, 2016.
A steep decline in print advertising has hit profits at the Daily Mail publisher, which is poised to bring in a new boss focused on boosting digital revenues.
Ingredients maker Tate and Lyle has posted flat sales but a boost to profits, as the company best known for Splenda sucralose sweeteners begins its recovery after a torrid 2015.
Debenhams has appointed an Amazon executive to replace its outgoing chief executive as the department store focuses on the growth of its online sales.
Steel workers rally in London over the fate of Tata's UK operations. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA. Press Association. Thursday 26 May 2016 02.25 EDT.