Rising prices and squeezed household budgets prompted a bigger drop in UK retail sales than expected in September, according to data published by the Office for National Statistics on Thursday.
After coasting to a record high and smashing through the 23,000 barrier yesterday, the Dow Jones is struggling early on today and has joined its European peers in the red.
Dozens of warehouse workers in Inverclyde have been made redundant, after the collapse of Northamptonshire-based computer reseller Misco UK.
Wiltshire Council paid out more than �500,000 in compensation to drivers. Photo by Ben Birchall/PA Wire. 1 comment. Get the latest local news straight to your inbox every day.
More than one million incidents of fly-tipping were dealt with by councils in England in 2016-17, costing taxpayers �58m to clear up.