[LONDON] Britain's economy could shrink by 13 per cent this year in the case of a three-month coronavirus lockdown, a government-funded watchdog forecasted on Tuesday, as the country's death toll...

[BENGALURU] Britain's gross domestic product (GDP) could fall by up to 30 per cent between April and June, Finance Minister Rishi Sunak told his colleagues as members of the cabinet call for...

[WASHINGTON] Fitch Ratings on Friday downgraded Britain's debt a notch and lowered the outlook to negative, citing the "significant weakening" of public finances and damage to the economy from the...

[LONDON] The Bank of England cut interest rates to 0.1 per cent on Thursday, its second emergency rate cut in just over a week, and promised 200 billion pounds of front-loaded bond purchases in a...

[LONDON] Manufacturing in Britain weakened sharply in early 2020 even before concerns about the coronavirus crisis escalated, adding urgency to the need for a trade deal with the European Union,...

[LONDON] Confidence among British consumers hit its highest level in 18 months in February, and there were fresh signs that companies have also become more positive since December's election,...

[GENEVA] British exports to the European Union could fall by as much as 14 per cent if the two sides are unable to strike a free trade deal and could be 9 per cent lower even if an agreement is...

[LONDON] Britain said on Sunday it wanted to create up to 10 free ports in order to stimulate the economy after Brexit.

[LONDON] British companies hired permanent staff in January at the fastest rate in just over a year and shops reported the biggest increase in sales since 2014, according to two surveys which...

[LONDON] Poverty in Britain has risen among workers despite the country's lowest unemployment in 45 years, an organisation for social change said Friday, while urging the new government to take...