Christine Lagarde signals double-dip downturn for eurozone

ECB keeps rates and stimulus steady at first meeting of 2021

Why landlords are battling to fill London’s luxury pads

A pandemic-fuelled exodus of office workers and dearth of foreign tourists has battered swanky areas

BoE’s Andrew Bailey says economy is finding ways to adapt to lockdown

Bank of England  still expects a ‘quite pronounced’ effect from the latest restrictions in the first quarter

Will Brexit prove to be the day the music (tours) died?

In a letter, musicians say the UK government has broken a promise to negotiate a deal allowing musicians to perform in the EU without the need for visas or ...

Italy’s Giuseppe Conte survives vote but outright majority eludes him

The result in parliament should provide a boost to EU officials trying to co-ordinate efforts to fight Covid-19

UK records worst daily Covid-19 death rate in the world

British health secretary Matt Hancock self-isolating until Sunday

Germany to extend lockdown restrictions to mid-February

Despite Covid-19 infections receding in recent days, Merkel has warned that new virus mutations could cause a surge as in Britain and Ireland

European car sales plunge the most on record

New-vehicle registrations fell 24% in 2020 —  the biggest annual drop since records began in 1990

Turkey bans ads on Twitter under new social media law

A local representative for digital platforms has to be appointed, according to the new law, without which the country can remove content

EU wants to help poorer countries by sharing extra Covid-19 vaccines

The EU, with a population of 450-million, has already secured nearly 2.3-billion vaccines and candidates from six companies

End of tax break may puncture UK housing market boom

Perk that bolstered demand and stoked prices has only two months left to run

UK worried about British Virgin Islands after inquiry launched into alleged corruption

Foreign secretary Dominic Raab lists concerns, including misappropriation of pandemic funds, political interference and discovery of cocaine worth more than ...

Boris Johnson sets up business council to help revitalise economy

Prime minister wants frank feedback and a commercial perspective in a bid to cut red tape

Russia defies the West and jails Putin critic Alexei Navalny for 30 days

The activist could go to jail for more than three years if found guilty of breaching the terms of a suspended sentence

UK vaccine rollout on track despite supply delays, says minister

Nadhim Zahawi says Britain is inoculating 140 people a minute against Covid-19

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