UK unemployment fell by 52,000 to 1.6 million in the three months to November - the lowest level for more than a decade - official figures showed.
Pearson chief executive John Fallon is under mounting pressure as investors in the education giant backed its board to oust him if necessary in the wake of a profit warning that sent the shares plunging to their lowest level in 14 years.
'It's about highlighting the lie that was told to millions of people in this country, the lie that Trump was draining the swamp.
Janet Yellen, the chairman of the US Federal Reserve, said the economy had come a long way in recovering from the 2008 financial crisis and that she and her colleagues expect the central bank to raise interest rates “a few times a year” until 2019.
Thousands of EE customers are still owed money by the mobile phone giant after it was fined �2.7million for an overcharging scandal.