UK taxpayers will have to pay £65m to cover redundancy payments for former Carillion workers who were made redundant after the company’s collapse in January.
Large supermarkets and manufacturers are committing to reduce the annual £20bn food waste bill in half by 2030.
China's vice commerce minister said trade talks with the US are complicated at the moment and accused the US of bullying China and holding “a knife to its neck”.
Next raised its guidance for annual profit after the fashion retailer’s trading in August and early September was better than expected.
Central Bank of Russia surprised financial markets on Friday, hiking its main interest rate in response to the recent overshoot of its inflation target on the back of weakness in the rouble and food price inflation, although Governor Elvira Nabiullina had reportedly flagged that possibility a week beforehand.
The Turkish lira was boosted on Monday (USD/TRY -3. 2% on the day at 6. 09) as the US Secretary of State, Michael Pompeo, let slip that the administration would be holding talks with Turkey regarding the release of Pastor Brunson.
The Labour party has pledged to "turn off the tap" that sells-off utilities for private profit and to set up publicly-owned transparent water companies run by local councils, workers and customers.
Carmaker Volvo has halted its truck assembly lines in Iran over US sanctions that are preventing it from being paid, a company spokesman said on Monday.
US Deputy Attorney General, Rod Rosenstein, tendered his resignation to the White House on Monday, in the belief that President Donald Trump was set to dismiss him.
Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell unveiled a plan to force larger companies to give shares worth up to £500 per employee, in a speech at the Labour party conference on Monday.
The UK export growth has fallen for a sixth consecutive quarter and has reached its lowest level since the Brexit referendum in 2016, a survey has found.
Theresa May will face pressure on Monday as Brexiters will urge the Prime Minister and her cabinet to ditch the Brexit Chequers plan after her meeting with EU leaders in Salzburg last week.
China has demanded that the US remove sanctions placed on a defence agency and its director for purchasing Russian weapons.
UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Brexit negotiations were at an impasse and accused the European Union of not treating the UK with respect, sending the pound tumbling on Friday.
More than half of people on both sides of the political spectrum agree the government should increase taxes in order to better fund public services, according to the British Social Attitudes survey.
Cabinet minister Chris Grayling warned that a no-deal Brexit was on the cards if the European Union did not soften its position regarding the Irish border.
Chief of the European Council Donald Tusk, said on Thursday that Theresa May's proposed new economic partnership with the EU "will not work" as it risks undermining the EU's single market.
Facebook could face European Union sanctions if they fail to bring their user terms in line with the block’s consumer laws and continue to mislead users regarding the main characteristics of the platform’s services.
Britain's Labour party has pledged to ban certain types of gambling advertising if it wins the next general election.
UK lawmakers on the Treasury select committee have called for regulation of cryptocurrencies which they consider to be "wild west" assets that expose investors to risks.