Retail sales are at their weakest since July 2016 according to the latest CBI report. Its distributive trades survey showed a retail sales balance of -10, compared to +22 in July.
A German supermarket has emptied its shelves in an effort to make a point about racism and diversity. The Edeka store in Hamburg removed foreign-made products from its stock, replacing them with sign bearing anti-xenophobia slogans.
Manufacturers churned out 8% more vehicles than in the same month last year as they geared up for the key month of September. 10:27, UK, Thursday 24 August 2017.
A top ten of the world's coolest neighbourhoods which includes parts of New York, Lisbon and Dubai - and humble Tooting. Travel experts Lonely Planet included the south London suburb in its list of the globe's must-visit locations.
Sky's Ian King writes that the euro's strengthening against many international currencies poses a few problems for it. 16:57, UK, Wednesday 23 August 2017.