Vauxhall Astra to be built in UK if ministers avoid no-deal Brexit

PSA Group’s decision would be boost to British car industry and workers at Ellesmere PortFrench carmaker PSA Group has warned that it will only build its new Vauxhall Astra at its Ellesmere Port plant if the UK avoids a no-deal Brexit, in a stark indic…

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Brexit will not save troubled steel industry, says trade body

UK Steel’s director general warns leaving EU will not give steel greater trading opportunitiesThe trade body for steelmakers has rubbished claims that British Steel could be more easily saved if the UK were outside the European Union and warned that th…

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Theresa May’s successor ‘must break Brexit deadlock’

Business leaders fear Conservative leadership contenders will back no dealToday’s political developments – live updatesTheresa May announces she will resign on 7 JuneTory leadership race: the favourites to replace MayBusiness leaders have warned that T…

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The Guardian view on London and England: a deep divide | Editorial

The faultline between London and the rest of England must be healed. It won’t be easyThe texture of life in any country is made of a pattern of small things endlessly repeated until they become too familiar to be visible at all: what is it like to go t…

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