Lloyds Banking Group is to close 49 branches and axe almost 100 jobs in a move that unions have branded as "unnecessary". Branches under the Halifax, Bank of Scotland and Lloyds brands will be affected, resulting in 99 job losses. The lender said...
This week, Morgan Stanley claimed that “Corbyn would be more of a danger to markets than hard Brexit”, something which I saw as supremely ironic. Because the actions of Morgan Stanley, and others like it, laid the foundations for Leave because of...
It is a puzzle that the Prime Minister is making a second visit to Saudi Arabia. Of course Theresa May will have received a friendly welcome as the leader of the sixth largest economy in the world, which in addition is a permanent...
When Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle announced their engagement on Monday, the UK’s souvenir firms sped into action. Royals are big business for the UK, and one analyst expects this year’s wedding will amount to £60m in additional sales. “The...
Bitcoin has smashed through barriers in rapid succession as its stratospheric rise continues. On Wednesday it went past $11,000, having surpassed $10,000 less than a day earlier.  This has caused many financial experts to warn of a dangerous bubble, while other commentators...
Recall how Brexiteers said this was all going to be easy. The EU would be falling over itself to give Britain everything it wanted. They would prove to the nation that you can have your cake and eat it. There would...
Jeremy Corbyn becoming prime minister would be worse for British business than Brexit, a Wall Street investment bank has warned. The Labour Party winning power could usher in “the most significant political shift in the UK since the end of the 1970s”, when...
Alan Pardew returned to Premier League management admitting he has a point to prove and claiming lessons learned from Formula One and rugby will help him prove it. Eleven months after being sacked by Crystal Palace, Pardew still believes the decision to...
David Duke, the former Ku Klux Klan leader, had nothing but praise for US President Donald Trump’s recent tweets featuring anti-Muslim videos from a far-right group in the UK. Mr Duke has long been a supporter of the President and tweeted...
The Brexit vote has already inflicted a hit of almost £20bn on the UK economy – or around £300m for each week since the June 2016 referendum, according to a new analysis. A team of four economists affiliated to the respected Centre...