IMF managing director Christine Lagarde: “The recovery remains too slow, too fragile, and risks to its durability are increasing.” Photograph: Bloomberg

The International Monetary Fund will sound fresh alarm over the state of the global economy this week when it reveals its latest forecasts for growth (...)

John Longworth, former directorgeneral of the British Chambers of Commerce, who resigned after being suspended for saying the UK would be “better off” outside the European Union, according to reports. Photograph: Ian Nicholson/PA Wire

Campaigners for Britain to leave the European Union have been accused of concocting “bizarre conspiracy theories” about the resignation of a prominen(...)

Bank of England policymakers are expected to keep interest rates at record lows, but the decision comes as the US Federal Reserve is poised to make it(...)