Big banks must never again be ‘master of the economy’, John McDonnell to warn

Shadow chancellor will say ordinary people are still paying the price of 2008 crisis London’s vast financial services industry must never again be the “master of the economy”, the shadow chancellor, John...

Matt Hancock, the health and social care secretary, said in July that officials were...

Judgment shows actions of commission made referendum unfair, says Jolyon Maugham The high court has ruled that the Electoral Commission misunderstood the law surrounding donations from the pro-Brexit group Vote Leave to...

YouTube: TV is our fastest-growing market

Broadcasters wary of Google’s platform as TV viewing grows 45% year on year in Europe After dominating video viewing on mobile phones, tablets and computers, YouTube is now setting its sights on...

British Steel to axe almost 1 in 10 jobs

Steelmaker blames weak pound and euro but pledges not to close plants British Steel is cutting 400 jobs at its sites in the UK and elsewhere in Europe as it blamed a...

Trump derides JP Morgan CEO as a ‘nervous mess’ after he criticizes president

President lashed out at Jamie Dimon on Twitter after the businessman said he was ‘smarter’ than Trump Donald Trump called JP Morgan Chase’s chief executive, Jamie Dimon, a “nervous mess” on Thursday,...

Public must tell Network Rail to stop tree felling, says charity

The Woodland Trust is asking people to make their voices heard over rail company’s plans to cut down thousands of trees The Woodland Trust is calling on the public to raise its...

Cadbury stockpiles ingredients in case of hard Brexit

Boss at firm’s owner Mondelēz warns UK may face higher prices if deal is not agreed Cadbury’s owner, Mondelēz International, has said it is stockpiling ingredients, chocolates and biscuits in case of...

Mark Carney agrees to stay at Bank of England until January 2020

Hammond tells MPs governor will remain in post to ‘ensure continuity through what could be quite a turbulent period’ The governor of the Bank of England, Mark Carney, has agreed to continue...

Russian trolls’ tweets cited in more than 100 URussian trolls’ tweets cited in more...

Posts from accounts identified in June add to those previously spotted in British media UK news organisations have cited tweets from Russian trolls more than 100 times, a Guardian investigation has found,...

UK growth will slow to 1.3% amid Brexit uncertainty – KPMG

Slump in consumer spending and business investment likely to reduce chance of recovery A sharp fall in consumer spending and business investment is expected to drag Britain’s growth rate down to just...