The value of mortgage approvals increased by 43.6 per cent year-on-year and by 2.6 per cent in a single month Image: Getty

(...) allowed to offer greater LTV loans to a certain percentage of its book, with Mr Murray saying the(...)

Identikit: Nicola, Dylan, Sean, George, India, Jade . . . or is that Jade, India?

(...) book. (In the first double episode Sean, a fashion stylist, gets work with a top photographer, and(...)

 Former Apple chief executive Steve Jobs (left)  and Microsoft’s former head Bill Gates. Photograph: AFP

(...) recounted in his book, Jobs was enraged, for example, when Microsoft was on the verge of launching Windows(...)

Louise O’Neill: Niamh was passionate about the book, she wrote me this beautiful letter about why she wanted to work on this book and how she felt that she could help me fulfil the book’s potential. She seemed to truly understood what I was trying to achieve. Most of all, I just liked her as a person – I thought she was funny and interesting. Photograph: Miki Barlok

(...) published by Quercus in 2014 and won the inaugural Bookseller YA Book Prize and was shortlisted for the(...)

Jenny Erpenbeck, daughter of a philosopher father and a mother who translates from the Arabic, is a dreamer, a thinker and artist. She is also an east Berliner and this is a very German book; it is also a consummately European work with all the force of history

(...) book; it is also a consummately European work with all the force of history. It is as light as a dream(...)

Brought to book

Who says the days of the rock critic are coming to an end? Not book publishers, it seems(...)

‘Two-thirds of young people can now expect to enter higher education, compared with a mere 5 per cent for those born in the 1950s.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

(...) decisions need to be preceded by a rigorous review of benefits and risks, and potential merger partners need(...)

The Business Romantic

Business and romance make unlikely bedfellows but according to the author of this book, romance is(...)

(...) been his gig for several decades, and takes up the last section of this book.Equal parts confessional(...)

 Billy Graham at his home  near Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. Photograph:  Charles Ommanney/Getty Images

(...) this sense Wacker’s book would benefit from a more detailed look at the United States’ religious and(...)