Economic news and events


Swati Dhingra picked to join Bank of England policy setting board

International economics expert Swati Dhingra has been appointed to the Bank of England's interest rate-setting committee, as it faces a tough balancing act amid soaring...

Fri, 13/05/2022 - 06:45


UPDATE: UK in new warning to Brussels over Northern Ireland Protocol

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has warned the EU that if it does not show the ‘requisite flexibility’ over the Northern Ireland Protocol, the UK...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 12:42


TOP NEWS SUMMARY: Pound sinks as UK economy shrinks in March

The following is a summary of top news stories Thursday.

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COMPANIES

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SoftBank logged a record annual net loss after a bruising period that...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 11:05


UK police issue around 50 more fines in No 10 'partygate' probe

Around 50 more fines have been issued by police investigating possible lockdown-breaking parties in Downing Street and across Whitehall.

It brings the number of fines...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 10:46


TOP NEWS: UK and EU to hold crunch talks on Northern Ireland

UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will hold crunch talks with the vice-president of the European Commission on Thursday, as ministers consider whether to override parts...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 09:29


TOP NEWS: Johnson refuses to rule out UK windfall tax on energy firms

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has refused to rule out a windfall tax on the profits of energy companies to help relieve the pressure of...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 08:58


LONDON BRIEFING: UK economy swings from growth to ‘risk of recession’

The UK's economy ground to a halt over the course of the first three months of 2022, preliminary data from the Office of National Statistics...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 08:36


TOP NEWS: UK faces risk of recession as GDP continues to deteriorate

The UK's economy ground to a halt over the course of the first three months of 2022, preliminary data from the Office of National Statistics...

Thu, 12/05/2022 - 08:14


Legal bid to recover 'hundreds of millions' for UK energy customers

Lawyers are trying to recoup hundreds of millions of pounds for energy customers who lost out because of the dealings of several cable sellers.

They...

Wed, 11/05/2022 - 17:18


UK PM Johnson signs security assurances with Sweden and Finland

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will sign historic security assurance declarations with Sweden and Finland in the face of Russia's invasion of Ukraine, pledging to...

Wed, 11/05/2022 - 13:04


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