Press Roundup

A summary of Friday's business headlines. Coverage of Brexit, UK and US economies and currencies, Reckitt Benckiser, Amazon, Bank of England and interest rates, Rolls-Royce, Uber, Sports Direct, and much more...


Theresa May wins Article 50 Commons vote

Brexit white paper signals migrant limits are years away

Bank of England upgrades UK growth forecasts again

Rogue HBOS banker sentenced to 11 years in prison

Welcome to the most pro-Brexit town in Britain

Deutsche Bank fails to capitalise on year-end Trump rally

Derivatives 'Big Bang' catches market off guard

'Failing' New York Times gets digital Trump boost

US executives ride Donald Trump's wave of uncertainty

Reckitt Benckiser in talks over $16.7bn baby milk deal

Trump devaluation claims raise fears of global currency war

US will 'leapfrog' the world with tax reforms, says Kevin Brady

Trump corporate tax plan may yet reshape the world for investors

Fed stays the course on interest rates as outlook improves


Consumers face credit crackdown

Snapchat owner grows up with plans for $25bn flotation

Ashley's French ties can't hide his losses

Reckitt's $16bn bid raises hope of baby boom

Immigration ban will cripple us, Silicon Valley chiefs warn Trump

Sales boom at Amazon but shares fall after analysts' hopes are dashed


Bank of England upgrades 2017 growth forecast - but pound tumbles as Mark Carney cautions Brexit still has consequences

Bank of England hikes UK economic growth forecasts but warns of rising inflation

HomeServe seeks digital future with Checkatrade investment

Sports Direct revealed as mystery owner behind 11pc French Connection stake Snapchat founder Evan Spiegel

Comment: The cost of leaving the euro is rising every month for Italy

Comment: Tesco and Booker can't brush away competition concerns

Comment: The car of the future is self-parked around the corner

Comment: Europe's fiscal tweaks will fall flat without a political wind change

Rolls-Royce to connect the Midlands and North after winning rail deal

Uber boss quits Trump business panel after criticism

Amazon quadruples profits but sales miss Wall Street hopes

Brexit will create opportunities for UK, AstraZeneca chief says


Central banks' 'fifteen minutes of fame' is nearly over, says Carney

Deal mania in City as Reckitt bid caps best start since 2008

Soros's Foundation fights Irish bankers over home foreclosures

Queen's bank Coutts fined by Swiss regulators over money laundering

Pound falls despite Bank of England's hike to UK growth forecasts

Facebook needs to find an answer to the fake news question

Brexit White Paper: David Davis commits to leaving EU customs union


Bank of England sharply raises UK growth forecast

Carney warns of Brexit twists after leaving interest rates on hold

Record rise in import costs dents growth in UK manufacturing

Southern rail 'Deal reached to end strikes over driver-only trains'

City financiers jailed over £245m loans scam

Lettuces on ration as poor weather hits growers

Amazon: Solid fourth quarter profit but shares dip over revenue

Sports Direct buys French Connection stake as battle looms


Pound falls as Bank of England plays down interest rate rise

Brexit boom: World's most powerful company increases investment in UK

Brexit Boom: Bank of England upgrades UK economic growth forecast amid interest rates hold

Deutsche Bank posts £1.2bn loss and blames 'negative news' over fine