Ahead of Wednesday’s much-anticipated World Cup semi-final, Brits can take some solace in the fact that their broadband is at least faster than Croatia’s.
A cross-party parliamentary committee has written to business minister Richard Harrington accusing pub companies of "gaming the system" and flouting rules on tenants rights.
UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned on Monday following the departure of Brexit Secretary David Davis in protest at Prime Minister Theresa May's plans for a final deal with Brussels.
Stocks finished Monday’s session higher in the US, with investor sentiment boosted by gains overnight on most Asian bourses ahead of the second quarter earnings season kicking off on Wall Street on Friday.
French firm Danone is investigating claims that its Aptamil baby milk formula has made some infants ill after recently changing its formula.
It was a volatile trading session for Sterling on Monday, as market participants tried to work out what the most likely political scenarios and their implications were following the political tremors at the weekend.
Commodities were on the back foot on Monday, with traders using a lull in the trade spat between the US and China to shift from agriculture futures to base metals.
Stocks on the Continent finished higher, tracking gains on Wall Street and overnight in Asian trading, although traders remained cautious, especially regarding the risk of an escalation in protectionist trade measures around the world.
All eyes will be on the UK tomorrow with traders around the world likely to be busily scanning the headlines for any indication that pro-Brexit Tory MPs will try and oust the Prime Minister.
Before football edges a little closer to home when England play Croatia later this week, the first World Cup semi-final gets on Tuesday should see a fierce but technical battle between neighbouring countries.
London stocks climbed at the start of the week, as news that the Brexit secretary and foreign minister had resigned sapped the pound's strength, boosting shares on the Footsie, with the second-tier index also higher on bets that some kind of softer Brexit was now likely on the cards despite David Davis's and Boris Johnson's decision to leave.
Stock markets the world over were rallying amid a 'risk on' mood on Monday.
Shares in IT security company Sophos bounced back on the FTSE 250 leaderboard on Monday after taking a 20% hammering last week on the back of a poor billings report.
Tesla has raised the recommended retail price on its vehicles in China in response to Beijing's retaliatory tariffs on US automobiles.
Last week's full-year guidance upgrade over at Meggitt was seen as a "turning point" for the aerospace and defence firm by analysts over at Berenberg.
Copper ores company Atalaya Mining on Monday announced that an updated resources and reserves estimate for Proyecto Riotinto in south western Spain showed a 29% increase in mineral reserves.
London's blue chip stocks were on the rise on Monday, with miners grinding higher but defensive stocks left behind.
While Canaccord Genuity expects "some bounce back" in Travis Perkins' second-quarter trading thanks to better weather, the broker believes that profits are still likely to be down on lost sales due to the cold winter.
Axel Springer, a business closely associated with Purplebricks' non-executive director Dr Andreas Wiele, acquired 3m ordinary shares in the AIM-listed group on Monday.
Software developer of advanced security and surveillance systems Petards Group was on Monday awarded with a £2. 8m contract to supply Bombardier Transportation with its eyeTrain systems.