BRITAIN'S unemployment rate fell to its lowest in over 43 years in the three months to June and fewer workers made do with insecure jobs, but there was little upside for most as pay growth...

BRITAIN'S consumer economy remains in the doldrums despite solid growth in manufacturing, two surveys showed on Tuesday, providing mixed reading for Bank of England (BOE) officials as they weigh...

BRITAIN is committed to promoting free and open trade, and hopes to seize "unlimited opportunities" brought by China's Belt and Road initiative, UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond...

[LONDON] John Lewis Partnership warned of a big fall in annual profit on Wednesday, deepening a crisis in Britain's department store sector, and said chaos could ensue if the country crashed out...

BREXIT

A BILL enacting Britain's decision to leave the European Union has become law after months of debate, the House of Commons speaker announced on Tuesday, to cheers from eurosceptic lawmakers...

[LONDON] The British public's expectations for inflation over the next 5-10 years have risen to their joint-highest level since December 2013, and shorter-term price expectations are also on the...

NEWS ANALYSIS

BRITISH Prime Minister Theresa May has narrowly escaped a vote loss in Parliament and leadership threat after Tory rebels voted for the European Union (EU) Withdrawal Bill.

BRITAIN'S government borrowed less than expected last month, according to official data on Thursday that may cheer finance minister Philip Hammond but also increase pressure on him to spend more...

PRIME Minister Theresa May cannot accept a proposal to hand parliament more control over Brexit, her spokesman said on Tuesday, setting up a showdown with lawmakers who want the right to step in if...

ECONOMISTS are increasingly questioning whether the Bank of England (BOE) will raise interest rates in the coming months.