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".
That's the verdict of the business watchdog which yesterday slammed the �4billion online sports betting, gaming and casinos sector for making it too hard for consumers to win.
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.
Mark Carney is getting used to being told what to do by Conservatives who think they know better. Photograph: Reuters. Sean Farrell.