article 04 August 2015 UK
RBS shares raise 2.1bn at 1bn loss for the taxpayer

Chancellor George Osborne says the sale of 5.4 per cent of RBS will pay down the national debt, but the reduced price raises questions about the timing and speed of the sale.

article 03 August 2015 UK
Tom Hayes
Libor rigging trial: City trader jailed for 14 years

A City trader has been jailed for 14 years for rigging Libor rates in a bid to boost his own seven-figure earnings.

article 27 July 2015 Business
Can Scotland have another referendum?

Alex Salmond says that it is 'inevitable' that Scotland will have another referendum, but what could actually spur another vote on the country's future in the UK?

article 13 July 2015 UK
Heathrow protester (image: Plane Stupid)
Heathrow flights hit after protest over third runway

Heathrow flights will be delayed today after 12 activists cut through a perimeter fence and chained themselves together on the northern runway to protest against possible expansion of the airport.

article 09 July 2015 UK
Tube strike: London commuters struggle to work
London tube strike: commuters emerge into sunlight

A dispute over night services on London Underground brings the tube to a standstill, causing travel chaos for millions of Londoners and a war of words between Boris Johnson and trade unions.

article 08 July 2015 UK
Helia Ebrahimi by Three reasons Barclays Antony Jenkins 'had to go'

They used to call him Saint Antony. But after three years, Barclays chief executive Antony Jenkins lost his holy mantle, Helia Ebrahimi writes.

article 08 July 2015 UK
National living wage: will it be enough to live on?

George Osborne produces a budget surprise with his announcement that a compulsory national living wage will be introduced. But it will be lower than the voluntary living wage that already exists.

article 07 July 2015 UK
George Osborne (Reuters)
George Osborne family business' 6m offshore deal

Chancellor George Osborne's family business made 6m in a property deal with a developer based in a tax haven, Paul McNamara and Guy Basnett investigate.

article 06 July 2015 World, Greece
Helia Ebrahimi by Greece: markets are more worried about China

The no vote in Greece may be causing political shock and awe but stock markets in Europe reacted with relative calm this morning. The same, however, can't be said for what has been happening in China.