The Brexit vote has battered consumer sentiment in the UK, a survey has found, highlighting worries about the economic outlook and fears over inflation.
Unemployment dropped to its lowest rate since 2005 in April, to a level which without the looming Brexit vote would set off interest rate warning bells at the Bank of England.
Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema is a boarded-up patchwork of neglect and decay. Even the colourful murals, which adorn the exterior, of the town’s most famous sons – Michael Sheen, Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins – cannot conceal the broken windows and soot-smudged facade of this once-loved building.
Millions of UK workers are stuck in the wrong job or working fewer hours than they would like, according to a report warning that this army of underemployed people are blocking opportunities for those outside the labour market.
The U.K. labor market continued to recover over the summer, with unemployment falling to its lowest since the March to May period in 2008.
The crises of mass migration and Greek debt have hit the European Union like an “an out-of-control bulldozer”, forcing its leaders to rethink David Cameron’s call for fundamental reform, the cabinet’s leading Eurosceptic has said.