Press Roundup

A summary of Thursday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, sterling, Donald Trump, US dollar, industrial action VW, Bovis, Cineworld, National Express, Airbus, Metal Tiger, Shire, Interserve, Foxtons, and much more...

FINANCIAL TIMES

City chiefs call for 3-year Brexit transition delay

Income inequality at lowest since Thatcher's peak

Theresa May is decisive over Brexit but we choose not to listen

RMT widens dispute over role of train guards

Foxtons expects sharp drop in profits on London slowdown

Oil companies prepare to ramp up investment again

Businesses start to pick up on Dropbox

How VW's cheating on emissions was exposed

Trump's dossier debate, Obama says goodbye and strange diplomacy

Indian foreign minister threatens to expel Amazon workers

How Barack Obama rescued the US economy

Five points about the Trump/Russia allegations

Steve Jobs' legacy is the omniscient tech company

Theresa May is decisive over Brexit but we choose not to listen

The highs and lows of hipster capitalism

Turkish lira tumbles amid fears on economy and terrorist threat

Dollar retreats after Trump press conference

Trump's dossier debate, Obama says goodbye and strange diplomacy

Saudi Arabia plans bond deal to help finance budget deficit

Mexico hits back at Trump after carmaker comments knock peso

THE TIMES

Bank fears household debt bubble

Rivals reject Bovis claims that cash-to-complete is common practice

'Lying' VW agrees to plead guilty over diesel scandal

Blockbusters draw 100m viewers to Cineworld

National Express turns its back on British rail

Thriving industry sets platform for 2017

Last train has left the station

DAILY TELEGRAPH

Carney: Brexit no longer biggest stability threat as policymakers warn over 'extremely rapid' credit growth

FTSE 100 seals historic winning streak but pharma stocks falter after Trump's comments

Foxtons' shares tumble as London property slowdown clobbers sales and profits

Airbus reaffirms commitment to A380 'superjumbo' as it posts record deliveries

UK industry 'booms back to life' as manufacturing drives growth

Comment: Perils of the Icarus Trade as the world runs short of dollars

Comment: Foxtons has more to fear than most on house prices

Comment: Sherlock Holmes and the case of the mistaken economic forecasts

The City issues Brexit deal demands

VW six face 'dieselgate' charges as US cracks down on senior executives

MPs call for a halt to Green Investment Bank sale

Shire pays US authorities $350m to settle illegal kickbacks case

Airbus reaffirms commitment to A380 'superjumbo' as it posts record deliveries

Metal Tiger to list Thai mining joint venture on Aim

House of Fraser defends department stores as online shoppers drive sales

Interserve warns of 'disappointing performance' in UK construction arm ahead of results

THE INDEPENDENT

Pound sterling hits a new 31-year low against the dollar

UK employers may have to pay a £1,000-a-year fee per EU skilled worker

FTSE 100: Why its record breaking high is not something to celebrate

Hammond warns Germany 'a lot is at stake' in Brexit negotiations

Economy grew by 0.5 per cent in Q4 2016, says Niesr

Cineworld to fly higher in 2017

THE GUARDIAN

Bank of England may raise forecast for UK economy

Hammond seeks to assure Germany over 'smooth path' to Brexit

Parody-defying World Economic Forum must do better

Lidl: Lobster tweets bring bumper Christmas sales

Ethical gift market helps Oxfam post highest Christmas sales for five years

Record Christmas at Sainsbury's 'shows logic of Argos takeover'

Tax havens: Malta accused as it takes EU presidency

Foxtons shares slump after significant fall in London property sales

Bovis accused of pressuring buyers to move into unfinished homes

DAILY EXPRESS

City News: Cineworld, National Express, Cobham, Taylor Whimpey

Brexit U-turn: Bank of England boss says Europe needs to fear exit as UK risk subsides

Argos feels at home thanks to Sainsbury's festive sales boost

Split the Euro zone: Weak France and Italy must be kicked out, blasts Germany's AfD leader