07272017

UK economic growth rate edges slightly higher

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption A stronger UK film industry helped the service sector to expand, the ONS said. UK economic [...]

Pre-crash debt problems ‘rearing their heads’, Reeves warns

Image copyright Getty Images Debt problems seen in the run up to the financial crisis are “rearing their heads” again, the new head of the business select committee has warned. Labour [...]

Greece makes first return to debt market in three years

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Greece has been frozen out of the financial markets Greece is returning to the financial [...]

Brexit: Liam Fox sets election deadline for EU transition

Media captionFox sets 2022 deadline for EU transition Any transitional arrangement with the EU after Brexit must end by the time of the next election, Liam Fox has said. The international trade secretary told the BBC he had no [...]

UK to bring in drone registration

Media captionIntroducing drone registration “is not about stopping people having fun” The UK government has announced plans to introduce drone registration and safety awareness courses for owners of the small unmanned [...]

Changes to rail electrification plans a ‘slap in face’

Image copyright PA Image caption The Liverpool-Newcastle link was to be fully electrified, according to the previous government [...]

UK air traffic controllers warn of over-crowded skies

Media captionNats released a video in 2015 illustrating flights coming in and out of airports in south-east England Air traffic controllers are warning that UK skies are running out of room amid a record number of flights. Friday [...]

UK government borrowing rises in June

Image copyright Reuters Government borrowing increased last month after the state was forced to pay higher interest on its debt. Public sector net borrowing, excluding state-owned banks, rose [...]

UK property transactions fall for third month in a row

Image copyright Getty Images The number of homes being bought and sold has fallen for the third month in a row, according to government figures. Across the UK there were 96,910 residential transactions [...]

New agreement will allow US rice exports to China

Image copyright Huw Evans picture agency Image caption China is the world’s biggest rice producer and consumer. China has [...]