17.25: The FTSE 100 closed down 20.09 points at 6899.33 as traders realised that fears a mammoth US fine on Deutsche would topple the European banking system were a little overdone.
Brexit will be a “once-in-a-generation chance” to reverse the huge decline in Britain's wildlife, according to four of the UK's leading environmental groups.
Homes costing more than �1m accounted for more than a third of the �7.3bn paid in stamp duty last year, after reforms increased the tax on expensive properties.
The sharp gain in median household income last year may also signal a turning point in the decades-old disconnect between middle-class earnings and overall economic growth.
Figures from the Office for National Statistics suggest the economy got off to a decent start in the third quarter. Photograph: Alamy.