EXPERTS say the new universal credit system that is in the pipeline will slash welfare just as much as was being planned under tax-credit cuts.
Karin Forseke is stepping down as the chair of Alliance Trust less than two months after the 127-year-old investment trust announced a major governance reshuffle, including chief executive Katherine Garrett-Cox quitting the board.
A shopper in Leeds takes a way a new TV during a very early start to Black Friday. Photograph: Ian Hinchliffe/REX Shutterstock. Graham Ruddick.
China's stock market plunged on Friday after several brokerage firms said they were being investigated by regulators over securities violations.
London - Barclays bankers who manage money for the ultra-rich were supposed to have been even more vigilant than usual as they considered a multi-billion-dollar deal for people with high-profile political ties in 2011.