Invisible man: Boris Johnson fails to join Luxembourg prime minister Xavier Bettel for a joint press conference. Bettel gestures to an empty podium. Photograph: Joshua Sammer/Getty

Image of the week: Empty podium It wasn’t the best of trips to Luxembourg this week for Boris Johnson, who failed to show up at a press conference on(...)

Mark Carney, governor of the Bank of England. Photograph: Reuters

The appointment of the next governor of the Bank of England will be pushed back until after the forthcoming election, the Financial Times reported, ci(...)

Outgoing Bank of England deputy governor Nemat ‘Minouche’ Shafik said a UK rate cut would depend on data. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sterling held steady at about 86p against the euro and just above $1.30 on Thursday, supported by improved risk appetite in global markets, although e(...)

Bank of England governor said the bank is not making a judgment on the consequences of Britain’s referendum on its European Union membership. The ce(...)

BoE governor Mark Carney and other officials will give a detailed update on their outlook for the economy next month

The Bank of England held interest rates at their record low on Thursday but the pace of Britain’s recovery looks likely to split its policymakers soon(...)