Stripping out inflation adjustments, growth in retail spending was the weakest in more than three years

British shoppers grew more cautious about their spending in the three months to September despite rising wages, official figures showed on Thursday, (...)

  European Central Bank (ECB) President Mario Draghi (L) and Pierre Moscovici, the European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs and Taxation (R) at the start of the Eurogroup meeting in Luxembourg. Photograph: Julien Warnand/EPA

Euro zone inflation slowed in September by more than previously estimated to its lowest pace in nearly three years, the European Union statistics agen(...)

UK employment suffered its sharpest decline in more than four years in the three months to August, new figures reveal. The number of people in work de(...)

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Britain’s jobs boom weakened in the three months to August as the approach of Brexit led to the biggest fall in employment in over four years, data s(...)

A file image of  Geoffrey Boycott who received a knighthood in Theresa May’s resignation honours list. Photograph: PA

The former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott has said he “does not give a toss” about criticism of his knighthood from a leading domestic violence ch(...)

Britain’s workers received their biggest pay rises in more than 11 years this summer as the unemployment rate fell back to its lowest since the mid-19(...)

UK pub group and brewer Greene King has agreed a £2.7 billion sale to Hong Kong real estate giant CKA. Photograph: PA

An investment group backed by Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing agreed to buy UK brewer and pub operator Greene King Plc for £2.7 billion (€2.95 billi(...)

UK inflation rose above the Bank of England’s 2% target in July. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

UK inflation rose above the Bank of England’s 2 per cent target in July as prices of video games and toys increased sharply, defying forecasts that it(...)

New figures show that Britain created 115,000 jobs in the second quarter, bringing the level of employment to a record 32.811 million. Photograph: iStock

Britain’s labour market showed unexpected strength in the second quarter, in sharp contrast with last week’s figures showing economic contraction over(...)

Canary Wharf and the City of London financial district. Year-on-year economic growth slid to 1.2 per cent from 1.8 per cent in the first quarter, Britain’s office for national statistics said, its weakest since the start of 2018.

Britain’s economy shrank for the first time since 2012 in the second quarter, an unexpectedly severe hangover from a pre-Brexit stockpiling boost in e(...)

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