Shareholders at French energy giant EDF approve a plan to issue new shares to raise €4bn to help pay for the new nuclear plant at Hinkley Point.
Japan’s Nikkei share index closes up nearly 2% on reports that the government will launch a 28 trillion yen ($266bn) economic stimulus package.
Every day hundreds of thousands of Britons put their coffee cup into a recycling bin. They’re wrong – those cups aren’t recyclable.
There are strong social divisions in how young people use digital technology at home, according to international research from the OECD.
There is no shortage of companies blaming Brexit for their bad news these days – from job losses to price rises – but is this just a handy excuse?
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is one of the most ambitious free trade agreements ever signed. But why does it matter?
TUC found that between 2007 and 2015 in the UK, real wages fell by 10.4%, the joint lowest in OECD countries
Britain has suffered a bigger fall in real wages since the financial crisis than any other advanced country apart from Greece, research shows.
A report by the TUC, published on Wednesday, shows that real earnings have declined more than 10% since the credit crunch began in 2007, leaving the UK equal bottom in a league table of wages growth.
Monetary policy committee member Martin Weale issues warning about British economy and says he would probably back stimulus measures
The prospect of a UK interest rate cut next week was virtually confirmed on Tuesday after a key member of the Bank of England’s policymaking committee warned the economy was in a worse state than he expected just a week ago.
In a sudden U-turn from his previous stance, Dr Martin Weale, one of the more hawkish members of the Bank’s monetary policy committee, suggested in an interview with the Financial Times (£) that he was likely to vote for further stimulus measures. On 18 July, Weale said in a speech there was not enough evidence that the economy was suffering from the UK’s vote to leave the European Union.
Apple reports a second consecutive quarter of falling iPhone sales, but the 15% drop was not as bad as analysts had feared.