Families with exploding tumble dryers in their homes have been told to unplug them immediately in a dramatic u-turn by manufacturer Whirlpool.
Britain's economy grew 0.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of the year, an upgrade on the initial estimate, confirming that the EU referendum result had next to no noticeable effect on economic trends in the six months following the vote.
Shares in Lloyds rose 4% after the bank reported that pre-tax profits for 2016 more than doubled to �4.2bn. Photograph: John Keeble/Getty Images.
Greg Clark's comments follow last week's �115bn takeover bid for Marmite maker Unilever by US company Kraft Heinz. Photograph: Chris Radburn/PA.
The EU's plot to seize euro derivative clearing from London and forcibly move the business into the eurozone could “be a road to the splintering of this global infrastructure”, according to Sir Jon Cunliffe, the Bank of England's deputy governor ...