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Interest rates more likely to be cut after no-deal Brexit, says Bank of England policymaker

Interest rates in the UK are more likely to be cut than hiked if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal,...

EU slashes forecasts for Eurozone economic growth over Brexit and other threats

U officials have slashed their growth forecast for the 19 countries that use the euro, saying even the reduced estimate was vulnerable to "large...

Shinzo Abe: Brexit woes and trade rows risks to global economy

China's slowing growth, Brexit woes and US-China trade disputes pose risks to the world economy, Japan's prime minister has said. Shinzo Abe also criticized the...

No-deal Brexit could help trigger further slowdown in global growth – IM

A no-deal Brexit risks triggering a further slowdown in global growth as countries hunker down for a turbulent 2019 in the face of growing...

Wall Street spooked on Christmas Eve by Donald Trump’s dig at Federal Reserve

President Donald Trump’s attack on the Federal Reserve spooked financial markets on Christmas Eve, raising fears about an uncertain future should the White House...

Less than half of UK businesses ready for no-deal Brexit, warns Bank chief

Bank of England chief Mark Carney has warned that “less than half of businesses” are ready for a no-deal Brexit as he appealed for...

Bank of England issues stark recession warning over no-deal Brexit

The Bank of England has warned Britain would be tipped into a recession worse than the financial crisis in the event of a no-deal...

Lloyds to axe more than 6,000 jobs in digital push

Lloyds Banking Group has confirmed it is to axe 6,240 jobs as part of a digital overhaul. The British high-street lender said that as part...

Bank governor warns interest rates could rise in worst-case Brexit scenario

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has warned interest rates could rise in the event of a no-deal Brexit if a cliff-edge withdrawal sends...

UK construction growth at weakest level for six months

Britain’s construction sector suffered its weakest growth for six months in September as the “Brexit blot on the landscape” held back activity, according to...

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Jack Grealish apologises for breaking coronavirus lockdown to visit friend

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