Surveys for business lobby group the CBI suggest that manufacturing, retail and services growth slowed in the second quarter of the year.
Greece is sliding into a full-blown national crisis as the final cash reserves of the banking system evaporate by the hour and swathes of industry start to shut down, precipitating the near disintegration of the ruling coalition.
Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England, speaks during the bank's Financial Stability Report news conference at the Bank of England in London, Britain July 1, 2015.
EE, the mobile operator being taken over by BT, has received one of the largest fines ever issued by the telecoms regulator over the way it handled customer complaints for nearly three years.
The European Central Bank claims it can calm any regional market turmoil that follows Greece's referendum on Sunday. Saving the country's banking system will be harder.