UK jobless rate at 17-year high - but how is rest of world doing?

Briefing Wed 18 Jan, AT 13:54

More than 2.6 million people are unemployed - the highest level since 1994

Bank of England

Britain is in double-dip recession, warn economists

One-Minute Read Mon 16 Jan, AT 13:07

Forecasters say economy shrank in the last quarter and will do so again this year

Stanley Ho's Rolls ROyce

Rolls Royce sales soar as rich buy 'less ostentatious' Ghost

One-Minute Read Mon 9 Jan, AT 10:41

Rolls CEO sees 'shift from bling to substance' - but built-in cigar humidors are all the rage

Can Luluvise challenge the macho might of Facebook?

One-Minute Read Mon 12 Dec, AT 15:09

Alexandra Chong's $1m start-up aims to give women a place online where they can gossip in peace


HSBC fined £10.5m for selling wrong bonds to the elderly

One-Minute Read Mon 5 Dec, AT 15:00

Bank says it is 'profoundly sorry' for mis-selling of investment products

King's apocalyptic warning: politicians must find solution

Talking Point Fri 2 Dec, AT 10:54

Only Europe's politicians can prevent a UK credit crunch - and don't bank on them getting it right

No 10 admits to new credit crunch as central banks act

One-Minute Read Thu 1 Dec, AT 09:45

Markets rise on decisive action by Federal Reserve and others, but 'euphoria' might not last

Barclays and Goldman Sachs downgraded by S&P

One-Minute Read Wed 30 Nov, AT 12:49

Big US and UK banks among a slew of institutions handed credit downgrade by Standard & Poor's

Philip Green's Arcadia sees 38% drop in profits

One-Minute Read Thu 24 Nov, AT 11:24

Topshop and BHS retail giant also plans to close 260 stores as sales continue to fall

Thomas Cook shares plummet as company meets with banks

One-Minute Read Tue 22 Nov, AT 10:25

Travel company needs to borrow money after being hit by North Africa unrest and Thai floods