As the Bank of England meets to contemplate the end of its ultra-easy monetary policy, a leading business lobby group predicts the country's economic growth could stall.
Risk assets across Europe rose sharply on hopes that the presidents of both Ukraine and Russia were nearing a cease-fire agreement.
Uncertainty regarding the result of this month's Scottish independence referendum has weighed on the British pound.
A "toxic combination" of poor wage growth and higher food prices has led to the return of Victorian-era diseases to the U.K., according to an industry body.
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