The Transport Secretary has been given two weeks to produce a report on Southern Railway or face a judicial review on his handling of the franchise.
Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines, designed for the Airbus A350, on the assembly line in Derby. Photograph: Reuters. Rolls-Royce. Rolls-Royce vows to protect 7,000 jobs with �150m investment.
A food bank in Glasgow, one of almost 2,500 operating in the UK. Photograph: Murdo Macleod/for the Guardian. Food banks. Biggest ever study of food banks warns use likely to increase.
UK short-term money markets were on Thursday signalling an interest rate rise by March as a near certainty, after two days of heavy trading when Bank of England governor Mark Carney has struggled to steer expectations for monetary policy.
Bargain-hunters, the time has come. Online retail giant Amazon has announced details of its 2017 Prime Day sales event, once again only open to consumers who have signed up to its �79-a-year subscription service.