Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy celebrated the financial rescue deal struck between eurozone leaders and Greece earlier this month as "good news".
A deputy governor of the Bank of England has warned against watering down financial services regulation to boost short-term growth, in what some will see as a rebuke to the government.
Britain must fix its economic relationship with Brussels to persuade the voters it is right to remain in the European Union, George Osborne has warned.
Ministers are considering scrapping “regressive” pension tax breaks for higher earners, amid claims that executives at the UK's biggest companies already plan to stop saving for their pensions.
Oil giant BP ran up a �4billion loss for the second quarter of this year as the costs of the fatal Deepwater Horizon oil spill continue to weigh heavily five years on.