Scattered one pound coins

Sterling traded around its strongest level in a month against the euro on Wednesday, as more weak economic data from the shared currency area put West(...)

British prime minister Theresa May at an EU summit focused on Brexit. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP

Britain’s pound gained as much as 0.7 per cent to 86.14 pence on Friday and while EU leaders gave Theresa May a two-week reprieve to decide how to lea(...)

UK prime minister Theresa May in Parliament after the vote on her Brexit deal. Photograph: Reuters

World equity markets on Wednesday held their nerve after the heavy parliamentary defeat of British prime minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal as investo(...)