Ford is the latest car company to launch an incentive for UK consumers to trade in cars over seven years old, by offering �2,000 off some new models.
Lidl in Lowestoft, Suffolk. Sales at the chain have risen 18.9% in the past three months. Photograph: Graham Turner for the Guardian.
Theresa May must commit to George Osborne's pet project aimed at bolstering northern England to avoid the UK becoming a “one-trick pony”, the former chancellor has said.
Public sector net borrowing recorded a �0.2bn surplus in July, the first July surplus since 2002. July's surplus was much better than the �1bn deficit forecast.
China's largest commercial property company has ditched plans to buy Nine Elms Square in south-west London after a clampdown by regulators in Beijing on overseas investment.