8th October 2019



Downing Street responds to Arcuri details request

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionJennifer Arcuri: “I’m not going to put myself in a position where you can weaponise my answer” Downing Street has complied with an order to hand over…


UK productivity suffers worst drop in five years

Image copyright Getty Images Productivity in the UK fell at its fastest annual pace in five years in the April-to-June quarter, according to the Office for National Statistics. The figure – measured by output per…


Fraudsters ‘target Thomas Cook refund site’

Image copyright Reuters Scammers are suspected of making fraudulent claims on a website set up to refund Thomas Cook customers, the Civil Aviation Authority has said. The aviation regulator said it has taken “urgent action”…




IFS: No-deal Brexit would push UK debt to 50-year high

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionGloomy post-Brexit forecasts ‘accurate’ Even a “relatively benign” no-deal Brexit would push UK debt to its highest since the 1960s, the Institute for Fiscal Studies has said….