Sign outside The Money Shop on Brixton High Street

New FCA cap could 'wipe out payday lenders within a year'

One-Minute Read Tue 11 Nov, AT 13:27

Under new rules, borrowers will never have to repay more than twice the amount they borrowed

Columnist Crispin Black

Afghan War inquiry: generals owe us an explanation

Tue 11 Nov, AT 09:10 Crispin Black

There is no point in having armed forces that keep on getting beaten – however gallantly they performed

UK exports

Biggest trends in British trade

Advertisement Feature Tue 11 Nov, AT 08:05

Richard Lowe, Head of Retail and Wholesale, Corporate Banking, Barclays casts an expert eye over some of the biggest trends in British trade

How far-right Britain First has 'hijacked' remembrance poppy

First Reaction Mon 10 Nov, AT 15:50

Royal British Legion vows to 'take action' against the far-right party for misusing the red poppy symbol

Daily Mail cover

#DailyMailSandwich: Twitter rises to the sarnie challenge

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:36

The Daily Mail bemoans the loss of British sandwich-making jobs to Hungarian workers - and Twitter mocks

Catalans queuing outside a polling station in the Delegation of the Catalan Government in Paris

Catalonia backs independence in vote which 'means nothing'

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 14:16

The north-eastern region votes by 80% to leave Spain, in a ballot that Madrid has refused to recognise

I, Robot

One in three jobs at risk from robots: which roles will die out?

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 10:14

Low-paid repetitive jobs most likely to be replaced by robots and computers over the next 20 years


The 'super-obese' under-25s having gastric band surgery

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 10:06

Surgeons say cost of obesity crisis could bankrupt the NHS – but operations can save money

Business leaders call for more free childcare to help families

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Nov, AT 09:09

The CBI wants free childcare extended to one and two-year-olds to get more adults back into work