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May rejects 'partial' EU membership in Brexit speech
Theresa May will use her Brexit speech to say the UK "will not hold on to bits of EU membership".

Rolls-Royce in £671m bribery settlement
Engineering firm Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay a massive penalty to avoid prosecution for bribery.

Mark Carney warns of consumer slowdown this year
UK households are still spending strongly, but face headwinds this year, warns Bank chief Mark Carney.

Davos 2017: UK bosses optimistic despite Brexit fears
UK business leaders are some of the most optimistic in the world, a PwC survey suggests.

Hunt makes millions from sale of Hotcourses
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt becomes one of the UK's richest politicians after his company's sale.

Pound falls ahead of Theresa May Brexit speech
Sterling hits its lowest level against the dollar since October's flash crash before later edging back up.

IMF raises UK's growth forecast
Better than expected growth since the Brexit vote has improved the UK's economic outlook, says the IMF.

Reality Check: Can there be a quick UK-USA trade deal?
Donald Trump has said he would like a quick trade deal with the UK. Is that possible?

FTSE 100 finally ends 12-session run of record highs
The FTSE 100 ends a 12-day run of consecutive record highs after shares in banks and oil firms slip.

Pound-dollar tourist rate lowest since 1986, Travelex says
The slide in sterling means holidays overseas will be more expensive for UK travellers.

Trump comments hit shares in German carmakers
Shares in BMW and VW fall after Donald Trump warns that cars exported from Mexico to the US could face a 35% tax.

Nuisance calls: BT records more than 31 million in one week
More than a third of nuisance calls are about accident claims, telecoms group BT says.

Judges win claim over pension scheme changes
The government has lost an employment tribunal case over the way it changed the pension scheme for the UK's judges.

Ray-Ban maker Luxottica agrees 46bn euro merger with Essilor
Luxottica, the world's biggest glasses maker, agrees a merger with French lens maker Esillor.