Ukip migration spokesman Steven Woolfe and leader Nigel Farage  during a speech on immigration. Photograph: EPA/Facundo Arrizabalaga

Britain’s anti-EU UK Independence Party (Ukip) promised on Wednesday to stop “mass immigration” if it has any influence in the next government, saying(...)

Britain agreed to sell its 40 per cent stake in the Eurostar rail link for £585 million to a consortium of Canadian public pension fund Caisse de De(...)

UKIP leader Nigel Farage said his party wanted to get the number of immigrants coming to Britain back to “normality.” Photograph: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Britain’s UK Independence Party has set out its immigration policy ahead of a national election on May 7th, dropping an idea to cap numbers but saying(...)

Lloyds Banking Group reaches a milestone in recover. Photograph: Reuters

Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend in more than six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a (...)

Grassroots protest: demonstrators outside Grove Hotel in Watford, during the annual Bilderberg conference in 2013. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

The news on Friday that Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary has been asked to join the storied Bilderberg conference prompts the obvious question:(...)

Antonio Horta-Osorio, chief executive officer of Lloyds Banking, speaks during the British Chamber of Commerce’s (BCC) annual conference in London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group is paying its first dividend for six years after reporting a rise in profit and improvements in its capital strength, a milestone(...)

António Horta-Osório, chief executive of Lloyds Banking Group. He stands to collect a bonus of £7 million on Friday. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Lloyds Banking Group’s army of small shareholders will have cause to celebrate on Friday as the bailed-out bank is expected to resume dividend payment(...)

The headquarters of HSBC  in Canary Wharf, London. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

The British government is close to a deal with the French authorities that will allow it to use previously leaked Swiss bank files to prosecute banke(...)

Britain posted a budget surplus of £8.8 billion in January, its biggest surplus in seven years. Photo: Getty Images

Britain posted its biggest budget surplus in seven years in January as a deadline for filing personal income-tax returns boosted payments to a record(...)

The EU’s executive European Commission said it was planning to create a new class of high quality, simple, asset-backed securities that could benefit from lighter capital requirements

The European Union looks set to reduce capital charges on some securitised debt to revive a market that triggered the global financial crisis, but is (...)