Britain's poorest regions would be worse off if the Bank of England had not cut interest rates or introduced its money printing scheme following the financial crisis, its chief economist has said.
Network Rail is to lose control over Britain's train tracks as power is handed to private operators in a major shake-up of the railway system, the government will reportedly announce next week.
The Rainbow cafe in Cambridge has been runnerup in the Observer Food awards ethical restaurant section for five years. Photograph: PR.
When Matteo Renzi strode into the Italian prime minister's residence of Palazzo Chigi 34 months ago, having outmanoeuvred the old guard in his party to become the country's leader, he was widely regarded as Italy's last best hope.
BRITAIN'S oldest manufacturing firm The Whitechapel Bell foundry, is set to close at its current site and bring an end to a family business that has run for almost 500 years.