Nationwide’s figures showed that house prices dropped by 0.1 per cent in February

British house prices fell in February for the first time in five months, taking the annual rate of increase to its lowest since September 2013, figure(...)

ECB pesident Mario Draghi and Minister for Finance Michael Noonan: there are concerns  the ECB’s latest round of stimulus may not be enough to revive the euro zone’s economy. Photo: David Sleator/The Irish Times

Lending to euro zone households and companies contracted further in November, adding to concerns that the European Central Bank’s latest round of sti(...)

Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank (ECB), speaks at the European Banking Congress at the Alte Oper concert hall in Frankfurt. Photograph: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

Lending to euro zone households and companies contracted further in November, adding to concerns that the European Central Bank’s latest round of stim(...)

A  woman looking at houses for sale in an estate agents in Edinburgh. Photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

UK house-price growth slowed to its weakest in more than a year in December, adding to evidence that the market for residential property is cooling. T(...)

For sale signs displayed outside UK houses. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

The annual rate of increase in British house prices fell to its lowest level in nearly a year this month as the property market continued to lose mome(...)

Half a decade of record low interest rates were marked today as the Bank of England once more kept the cost of borrowing on hold. The fi(...)

UK house-price growth also accelerated in February to the fastest in seven years as London led a recovery that’s spreading across the country. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

UK mortgage approvals rose more than forecast in January to the highest level in more than six years as the property market continued to streng(...)

British house prices showed their biggest rise in three months in January and one measure of affordability deteriorated to its weakest since the finan(...)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank  stands beyond a euro sign sculpture in Frankfurt, Germany. Euro zone inflation slowed in December, retreating further from the ECB’s ceiling. Photo: Bloomberg

Euro zone inflation slowed in December, retreating further from the European Central Bank’s ceiling as the 18-nation currency bloc struggled to streng(...)

A man looks on as big waves crash against a break-water pier during a storm in Esquibien in Brittany region of France. Photograph: Ian Langsdon/EPA.

Hurricane-force winds and torrential rain disrupted transport networks and cut power supplies in Britain and France today, one of the busiest travel d(...)