Trains sit in sidings in Newcastle

Rail chaos continues as workers stage third 24-hour strike in a week

Passengers at Paddington station, west London

New rail strike alert over fears of weekend travel chaos


Strong gains for FTSE 100 as consumer firms push higher

Ticket barriers at Waverley Station

Scotland’s hospitality industry could lose £50m due to rail strikes, body warns

B&M store

B&M in line for sales fall but looks set to benefit from switch to budget brands

An RMT Union Steward at Nottingham Station

RMT Twitter account adds 60,000 followers – but union says ‘not all support us’

Belgium EU Summit

‘The dream comes true’: Croatia to start using euros in January

Tourists outside the Houses of Parliament in London

Dropping Covid travel rules led to surge in overseas visitors, stats show

Fuel prices displayed at a petrol station on Vauxhall Bridge Rd in London

45% of Britons cut back on journeys due to soaring fuel costs – ONS

Tennis – 2014 Wimbledon Championships – Day Three – The All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club

Robinsons and Wimbledon part ways after 86-year partnership

The shadow of a surfer on a beach

Households spending more on holidays, clothes and gardening, says Nationwide

A Tui plane

Tui boss to step down in new ‘growth path’ for travel firm

RMT general secretary Mick Lynch on a picket line outside Euston station in London

Tube workers reaffirm backing for industrial action

New homes under construction

Self-build homes scheme in England will open for applications soon

People on Buchanan Street

New monitor to assess progress on delivering fairer economy

Stocks of food

BT denies union claims that staff have set up food bank for colleagues

A woman with a shopping trolley in a supermarket

Retail sales drop in May as cost-of-living crisis sees shoppers rein in spending

Manuel Cortes

More railway workers to be balloted for strikes