Analysis from manufacturing trade body Make UK and business advisory firm BDO has found that the most deprived areas in the UK will the worst affected by no-deal Brexit.
The eurozone economy struggled in September as demand for both goods and services fell at the fastest rate in more than six years, data showed on Monday.
Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif has rejected talks with the US after President Donald Trump imposed fresh sanctions on Iran’s central bank.
Trading was subdued in the commodities arena at the end of the week, with traders mostly sitting on their hands going into the weekend break after an eventful five-day stretch.
The focus over the coming week will revert to Brexit and the ongoing mid-level US-China consultations on trade.
Google is set to invest €3. 0bn over the next two years to expand its European data centers, Chief Executive Sundar Pichai announced in Finland on Friday.
The US is temporarily exempting over 400 Chinese products from tariffs imposed last year, revealed the office of the US Trade Representative on Friday.
A top US central bank official on Friday explained the reasoning behind his decision not to back another reduction in interest rates at the policy meeting that ended two days before.
Sterling gave back some of the previous session's gains after Dublin poured cold water on recent speculation that an agreement on a Brexit deal between the European Union and Westminster might be withing grasp.
Thousands of demonstrations are taking place around the world in what could be the largest climate protest in history.
A global campaign formed by 450 activist groups and celebrities including Emma Thompson and Mark Ruffalo is urging the UN to back a total fracking ban to curb the effects of the climate crisis.
A survey commissioned by Hope not Hate revealed that the majority of the public recognise the climate crisis as an “emergency” and say politicians are failing to tackle the problem.
Sales of US existing homes rose more than expected in August, according to data from the National Association of Realtors.
Petrofac on Thursday agreed to sell its remaining 51% interest in its operations in Mexico, including Santuario, Magallanes and Arenque, to Perenco International for up to $276m.
Shares in Sound Energy dropped on Thursday as the oil and gas explorer said a disappointing period had seen poor results from two exploration wells and a deepened interim loss.
America's central bank cut its main policy rate further and now several of its top officials believed that it would need to be lowered again before the year was out.
Energy futures continued to drag the complex lower on Wednesday after Saudi said that the majority of output of crude oil lost in the previous weekend's attacks on the kingdom's energy infrastructure should be back on-line by the end of September.
The Taliban on Wednesday warned teachers and students to avoid working with electoral staff in the run-up to the nation's Presidential vote or risk being killed.
Donald Trump has asked the US Secretary to the Treasury to increase sanctions against Iran, in the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries.
The head of the Bank for International Settlements said a global recession was not yet certain and called for a resolution of trade tensions in order to boost growth.