Members of the Unite union protest against zero-hours contracts at the Conservative manifesto launch. Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Reuters.
The FTSE 100 spent much of today hovering above 7,500 and the mid-cap FTSE 250 set new peaks despite the shock of the terror attack in Manchester.
Mark Carney has become the second senior City figure to fall victim to hoax emails in as many weeks after the Governor of the Bank of England was tricked into discussing a predecessor's drinking habits with a prankster.
Amazon will now offer channels such as Eurosport, which covers events including French Open tennis. Photograph: Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images.
There were further signs of a slowdown in the property market in April, as the number of sales fell significantly, while fewer people took out mortgages.