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Bank of England governor Mark Carney leaves 10 Downing Street in London on Monday. Photograph: Leon Neal/Getty Images

In the hours after Britain voted to leave the European Union, there was a hole where political command should have been. David Cameron quit as prime m(...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney. Photograph: PA Wire

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has pledged to extend his term in office by one year, defying pro-Brexit campaigners demanding his resignation. (...)

Bank of England governor Mark Carney who is ready to serve his full eight year term defying pro-Brexit campaigners demanding his resignation, it has been reported. Photograph: PA

Bank of England governor Mark Carney is leaning towards deciding to serve a full eight-year term, despite critics calling for him not to extend his ti(...)

London estate agency Jackson-Stops predicts that homes in the lowest-price bracket “will go the way of the black rhino” in the city this year. Photograph: PA

As inflation leapt to its highest level in almost two years last month, British government statisticians insisted on Tuesday that the rise had little (...)

As it stands the UK intends to introduce its sugar tax of up to 24p sterling per litre in April 2018

Who says there were no winners in Budget 2017? Try telling that to the soft drinks industry which has been popping corks since Tuesday after Minister (...)

Housing completions look set to equal close to 15,000 in 2016,  well below household formation requirements.

This quarter’s report shows Ireland’s housing market grinding tighter. Asking prices are up 7 per cent and the stock of homes listed for sal(...)

British chancellor Philip Hammond said people in Europe ‘are preparing a negotiating position for what will be a long and tough negotiation’. Photograph: Bloomberg

Controlling immigration does not necessarily mean Britain will lose access to the European Union’s single market following its exit from the bloc, cha(...)

Of the 7.74 billion pints of beer sold in the UK during 2015, 51 per cent was sold in the off trade.

Britain’s 145,000 pubs, clubs, hotels and restaurants sold less beer than supermarkets and off-licences last year – for the first time since industry (...)

UK chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has played down expectations that he might announce a surge in public spending in his first budget.

Britain’s public finances showed a slightly bigger-than-expected deficit in August, leaving chancellor of the exchequerPhilip Hammond little room for (...)

Britain’s prime minister, Theresa May: these are the best weeks she willl ever know. Photograph: Andy Rain/EPA

“Honeymoon” was always a bad metaphor for the suspension of competitive politics that eases a new prime minister into the job. For all but the most la(...)

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