The chancellor has an even tougher job cushioning the economy against an expected slowdown. Photograph: David Hartley/Rex. Phillip Inman Economics correspondent.
May 'optimistic' about EU deal for UK. Theresa May has predicted "difficult moments" ahead in Brexit negotiations but said she is optimistic she can get a deal "that is right for the UK".
Online gambling companies who are refusing to pay up or are preventing players to collect their winnings are to face a probe, the competition regulator has said.
BAT's London offices. The British company has owned a stake in Reynolds, maker of Camel and Pall Mall, for 12 years. Photograph: Nick Ansell/PA.
Conservative politicians have lined up to criticise Mark Carney in the most sustained pressure applied to a governor of the Bank of England since the central bank gained independence over monetary policy in 1998.