Theresa May meets technicians at Sci-Tech Daresbury in Warrington, Cheshire, where she held her first regional cabinet meeting. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA.
Analysts from three City of London financial institutions expect the cost of Theresa May's hard Brexit to add up to between 5 per cent and 10 per cent of GDP by 2030.
The boss of the historic London Metal Exchange left abruptly yesterday after less than three-and-a-half years in the job - leaving a 34-year-old in charge.
According to the latest CBI/PwC Financial Services Survey, 45% of firms were less optimistic about the overall business situation in the three months to December, while 10% were more optimistic.
The proposed Foxconn plant in the US could create upwards of 30,000 manufacturing jobs. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters. Sam Thielman · @samthielman.