London's commuter belt has seen a spike in the number of homes left long-term empty despite a downward trend across the UK since 2010.
In his first Autumn Budget, Philip Hammond delivered a speech clearly designed to distract from the dire economic news with a stream of jokes that were nearly as bad.
Figures released recently showed a worrying national trend with regards to apprenticeships, with a 61% decline in apprenticeships across the UK.
Only seven weeks after taking the helm at Centrica in 2015, Iain Conn slashed its dividend by 30 per cent and began a strategic review.
Rail industry insiders are furious that a long-planned, small-scale trial of a 26-30 Railcard has been presented by the Chancellor as his initiative, and as a fait accompli.