• 21 Aug 2018

    The Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab and Europe’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier say they’re hopeful that a withdrawal agreement can be struck “well before the end of the year”. After talks in Brussels, Mr Barnier said negotiations would continue without a break in order to bridge the remaining differences between the two sides.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    On a visit to Coventry, the Chancellor said it showed the economy had “recovered sharply” – but weaker international demand for British goods means manufacturing has continued to slide.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    Thousands of holidaymakers have had their plans thrown into chaos – after hundreds of Ryanair flights had to be cancelled because of strikes by pilots in five countries.

  • 10 Aug 2018

    . The ailing department store chain had gone into administration. But barely an hour later – there was a new £90m deal to keep it in business

  • 8 Aug 2018

    Another big-name casualty on the British high street now, with the loss-making DIY chain Homebase set to announce the closure of up to 80 stores

  • 1 Aug 2018

    Amid warnings that places like Dover could be plunged into gridlock after Brexit, the department which will deal with the impact is under fire for “lack of detail” on how customs will cope. That’s according to a confidential report by HM customs seen by this programme, along with correspondence from one of its Brexit freight…

  • 31 Jul 2018

    Senior managers at the Royal Bank of Scotland will not face any disciplinary action over the mistreatment of small businesses left struggling after the financial crisis. The bank’s controversial Global Restructuring Group has been accused of deliberately driving small firms into the ground so it could sell off their assets on the cheap. Furious business…

  • 30 Jul 2018

    There’s been commuting chaos for train passengers in the North West of England. Northern Rail put back services axed in a shake-up in May – only for many of them to fail to run this morning. It promises to bring back other cancelled services by the autumn, but mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, has…

  • 23 Jul 2018

    In part two of our investigation into Arron Banks’ mining interests in Southern Africa, Channel 4 News details the transfer of thousands of pounds to a Lesotho cabinet minister and the subsequent issuing of a mining licence.

  • 20 Jul 2018

    Madeleina Kay is an ambassador for the Young European Movement, Andrew Lilico is executive director of the analysis firm, Europe Economics, and Chris Philp is a Conservative MP.

  • 20 Jul 2018

    The EU has urged all member states and stakeholders to prepare for the doomsday scenario that Britain crashes out of Europe without a Brexit deal. There are all sorts of warnings about what that could mean, from hundreds of thousands of job losses to plummeting investment and huge border delays. We look at what the…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    The Information Commissioner has slapped a half million pound fine on Facebook for failing to safeguard its users’ data. The maximum fine was issued after this programme and the Guardian newspaper revealed how political strategy firm Cambridge Analytica harvested data from millions of users of the social media site. The commissioner’s office also said it…

  • 11 Jul 2018

    Britain’s data protection watchdog intends to fine Facebook £500,000 for failing to safeguard users’ information – the maximum amount it can levy.

  • 6 Jul 2018

    While we’re busy in Britain pondering whether Theresa May’s Brexit plans will make it more difficult for the UK to negotiate a trade deal with the US, in America itself, President Trump is locked and loaded on waging a trade war with China. Today, the world’s two biggest economies slapped billions of dollars’ worth of…

  • 2 Jul 2018

    The EU has warned it’ll impose tariffs on $300 billion worth of US goods if President Trump puts a levy on European car imports. Europe happens to be the second most important market for that most identifiably American of companies, Harley-Davidson. And its decision to move some of its production out of the US, because…