Models display Flamenco outfits during a protest parade in downtown Seville on Wednesday. The Flamenco fashion industry sector is asking for subsidies amid the economic crisis due to the coronavirus pandemic. Photograph: Raul Caro/EPA

The eurozone economy rebounded from its coronavirus-induced recession in the three months to September, but output remained well below pre-pandemic le(...)

The Bank of Japan on Thursday trimmed its economic and price forecasts for the current fiscal year but offered a more upbeat view on the recovery outl(...)

A Berlin shopping mall this week. Services activity fell this month in Germany and France, the euro zone’s two largest economies, as the sector bore the brunt of new restrictions and of weak consumer confidence as job losses continued to rise. Photograph: EPA

Business activity in the euro zone has slid back into decline, according to a widely-watched survey, as rising coronavirus infections and tighter curb(...)

A lone biker at Berlin’s Brandenburg Gate. Services sentiment indices fell in Germany and France, the euro zone’s two largest economies. Photograph: iStock

Euro zone services activity declined in September according to a widely watched business sentiment survey, fuelling economists’ concerns that a resurg(...)

Wall Street’s main indexes hit their lowest in nearly seven weeks on Monday. Photograph: Richard Drew/File/AP Photo

European stocks posted their worst fall in three months on Monday as fears of a second wave of Covid-19 infections hit travel and leisure shares, whil(...)

Sales now stand 4 per cent higher than before the Covid crisis

British shoppers spent more last month, taking sales further above pre-Covid levels, as strong online demand helped much of the sector rebound faster (...)

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak during a visit to Peak Scientific in Glasgow. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/PA Wire

The number of people in work in Britain fell by the most since 2009 in the three months through June as the coronavirus crisis took a heavy toll on th(...)

Two members of a knight society  carry flags reading ‘Keep distance’ and ‘Wash your hands often’ through the city of Visby on popular Swedish holiday destination,  Gotland island.  Photograph: EPA

Sweden’s economy performed better than most of Europe at the height of the pandemic even though its economy shrank by the most since the second World (...)

European shares closed higher on Friday, with defensive plays leading gains as investors remained hopeful that a massive stimulus package will soon be(...)

In annual terms, house prices rose by 1.8%, slowing from 3.7% in April.

British consumers ramped up repayment of their debts and mortgage approvals slumped to the lowest on record in April as the country spent the month in(...)

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