A survey is warning that roads in in England and Wales need billions of pounds spending on them.
Image copyright PA Image caption Soldiers in a trench at Passchendaele The Bank of England and the government covered up the failure of a World War One war loan bond to avoid damaging national morale, it has emerged. The government wanted to use the loan to raise £350m to fund the war, and articles in […]
Image copyright Go Compare Image caption The regulator’s update says there is no need for a full-scale market investigation Price comparison websites and apps bring “substantial benefits” to consumers, says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA). It launched a study of digital comparison tools (DCTs) last September, to see how they could be improved. The […]
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption UK house prices have fallen 0.1% month-on-month in August due to pressures on household expenditure House price growth slowed to 2.1% in August, from 2.9% in July, amid fears Brexit-fuelled inflation is placing pressure on household spending, says the Nationwide. Property values fell for the first time since May, […]