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Bank of England cuts growth forecast as trade war and Brexit weigh
The Bank of England says it now expects zero growth in the UK economy in the second quarter of the year as no-deal Brexit fears and the US-China trade war weigh on demand.
WeBuyAnyCar owner nears deal with TDR on £2bn takeover
The owner of David Lloyd Leisure is in talks about a £2bn takeover of BCA Marketplace, the owner of WeBuyAnyCar.com.
Dismal weather piles pressure on UK retailers as sales decline
The biggest monthly drop in fashion sales in almost four years is being blamed on poor weather during May.
UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia unlawful, court rules
Campaigners have won a landmark legal challenge against the government over its decision to continue to allow UK arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
'More pain' this year for Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World
The company behind Carphone Warehouse and Currys PC World has warned its UK mobile division will remain "significantly loss-making" this year.
Chancellor Philip Hammond: No-deal Brexit could break up the UK
The chancellor is to challenge the remaining Tory leadership contenders to lay out their "Plan B" if their Brexit proposals falter when one of them becomes prime minister.
Half of Britons say we should only trade with those respecting human rights
Half of Britons believe the country should only trade with those that have a good record on human rights - even if it hurts the economy.
Retail carnage deepens as Bathstore nears collapse
The carnage gripping Britain's retail sector is on the brink of claiming another victim with the specialist bathrooms chain Bathstore close to appointing administrators.
US interest rates left unchanged as 'uncertainties' arise
US interest rates have been left unchanged, but the Federal Reserve signalled it is prepared to start cutting rates if needed, to protect the US economy.
Centrica to cut 700 jobs amid 'growing challenges'
British Gas owner Centrica plans to cut around 700 management and back office jobs under previously announced reductions, as it faces "growing challenges."