Britain's retailers suffered a surprise end-of-year slump in sales in a sign that rising prices since the Brexit vote are starting to hit people's spending power.
"An imposter, a [political] conman and a would-be dictator," is the verdict of billionaire investor George Soros on Donald Trump.
Bosses of some of the world's biggest financial institutions have firmed up their intentions to move thousands of jobs out of London to cities around the world as a result of Brexit.
Markets remain subdued in mid-morning trade amid concern Trump may struggle to deliver on his stimulus promises. Ahead of his inauguration, Michael Hewson, of CMC Markets, said: "European markets tread carefully ahead of controversial US ...
Thousands of HFC and John Lewis finance customers could be in line for a mammoth compensation payout, following an investigation into the way customers were treated after falling into arrears on their debt payments.