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.
Liliane Bettencourt, the heiress of cosmetics giant L'Oreal and world's richest woman, has died at the age of 94, according to a statement from the company on Thursday.
A Greenpeace activist tries to unfurl a banner from a lighting tower after activists entered the vehicle park in a protest against Volkswagen diesel vehicles at the port of Sheerness, Britain, September 21, 2017.
A supermarket in London is trialling a biometric payment system that uses the unique vein pattern in fingertips to pay for goods. Costcutter said it would consider rolling Fingopay out more widely if the test, at Brunel University, was successful.
A Co-op shop. The group also runs funeral homes and an insurance business. Photograph: Teri Pengilley/Co-operative Group. Co-operative Group.