Downgrade would have hit international confidence in Lisbon’s economic programme
Countries sign $13.5bn in trade deals as Duterte distances Manila from US
Michel Temer’s government is trying to cap spending as deficit reaches 10% of GDP
Single market membership in its own right would be the best of all post-Brexit worlds
Offer of $47bn to buy control of rival US company Reynolds American
British American Tobacco makes an offer to merge with its US partner Reynolds to combine brands including Rothmans and Camel.
Online gambling firms may be breaking the law by making it very difficult for players to collect their winnings, the competition regulator says.
Hundreds of vulnerable jobseekers may have been conned out of money as part of a recruitment scam, a BBC investigation finds.