UK public sector borrowing is at its lowest level since the financial crisis, the ONS revealed this morning, giving chancellor Philip Hammond more wiggle room to ease austerity measures in his November budget.
Environmental protesters have climbed on to a ship at a Kent port transporting diesel cars from Germany. Greenpeace said campaigners had boarded the ship at Sheerness in Kent and were preventing the unloading of the cars.
The Group had already reduced its stake in the bank but it has now completely divested itself from the business. 11:03, UK, Thursday 21 September 2017.
The mystery surrounding this year's low-inflation quagmire is by her own admission unresolved but Janet Yellen refused to let this derail her monetary policy strategy on Wednesday.
Capita grew underlying profits 46% in the first six months of the year and said they would "rise modestly" in the second half compared to the first, though some investors and analysts found the numbers rather disappointing and difficult to decode.