European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is seen making his way to a news conference in Frankfurt Thursday. Associated Press. Further Reading.
David Cameron could scarcely have crouched any lower during this week's visit to China. For his compatriots, the British prime minister's enthusiastic self-abasement was, well, embarrassing.
Car sales in the UK continued to accelerate in November, rising for the 21st month in a row and manufacturers forecasting that business next year could be even better.
George Osborne signalled that the promise of further deep cuts to the welfare budget will be at the heart of the Conservatives' appeal to voters at the coming general election as he laid out plans to cap overall spending on benefits.
The Bank of England is looking to head off a housing bubble by cutting support in the form of cheap bank funding. The Bank of England's Funding for Lending scheme is being scrapped for mortgages from January in a bid to prevent a housing bubble.