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Night tube starts in London

The London Underground began its first overnight service in the early hours of Saturday morning, a move city leaders hope will make the British capital a 24-hour city and bolster the local…

The London Underground began its first overnight service in the early hours of Saturday morning, a move city leaders hope will make the British capital a 24-hour city and bolster the local…

News

London gets first 24-hour tube service

London has taken the first step towards realsing its ambition to become a truly 24-hour city by opening two tube lines for an all-night service, with plans to extend to more lines if it is a…

London has taken the first step towards realsing its ambition to become a truly 24-hour city by opening two tube lines for an all-night service, with plans to extend to more lines if it is a…

Business

More massive losses at Royal Bank of Scotland

Royal Bank of Scotland has sunk deeper into the red and said it is likely to take even longer than expected to return to profit.

Royal Bank of Scotland has sunk deeper into the red and said it is likely to take even longer than expected to return to profit.

Business

UK economy was growing before Brexit vote, retail sales fall since vote

Newly released statistics show that before the Brexit vote the UK's economy grew fairly robustly and after the vote British retailers suffered their sharpest fall in sales in four years.

Newly released statistics show that before the Brexit vote the UK's economy grew fairly robustly and after the vote British retailers suffered their sharpest fall in sales in four years.

Business

UK heading for recession post-Brexit, finance minister promises response

UK finance minister Philip Hammond has promised a 'reset' of government policy if Britain's economic weakness continues after business surveys showed a fall in orders and confidence.

UK finance minister Philip Hammond has promised a 'reset' of government policy if Britain's economic weakness continues after business surveys showed a fall in orders and confidence.

Business

UK jobless rate falls to 11-year low

Britain's jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level since October 2005. It was 4.9 percent of the workforce in the three months to May

Britain's jobless rate has fallen to its lowest level since October 2005. It was 4.9 percent of the workforce in the three months to May

Business

Euro 2016 kicks up UK inflation to 0.5% in June

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

Inflation in Britain was boosted in June by more expensive airfares as football fans flew to France for the Euro 2016 championships.

Business

Bank of England surprises investors with no change to UK interest rates

The Bank of England has left the cost of borrowing unchanged in Britain - for now - which pushed down share prices in London and boosted the pound against the dollar and the euro.

The Bank of England has left the cost of borrowing unchanged in Britain - for now - which pushed down share prices in London and boosted the pound against the dollar and the euro.

Business

Pound boosted by UK leadership change

Britain's leadership change, with Theresa May taking over from David Cameron, has boosted the value of the pound, but not by much as foreign exchange traders believe it will fall further.

Britain's leadership change, with Theresa May taking over from David Cameron, has boosted the value of the pound, but not by much as foreign exchange traders believe it will fall further.

Business

Brexit sparks London commercial property panic

London's commercial property market has been shaken up by the Brexit vote with property funds having to be frozen to stop investors taking all their money out.

London's commercial property market has been shaken up by the Brexit vote with property funds having to be frozen to stop investors taking all their money out.

News

State of the Union: Brexit fallout continues

This is the State of the Union, euronews’ round-up of the top stories from the past seven days.

This is the State of the Union, euronews’ round-up of the top stories from the past seven days.