European Central Bank warns of growing risks to global financial stability – as it happened

Rolling coverage of markets, economics and business news amid warning of increased risks posed by non-bank lendersMore detail: Risks to global financial stability have increasedTwitter enters general election fray with rebuke to Conservatives Stock mar…

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Jo Swinson gets best reception at CBI for Lib Dems’ pro-EU stance

Lukewarm welcome for both Corbyn and Johnson as leaders court business community Latest election news – live updatesJo Swinson was the most warmly received of the party leaders to appear on stage at the CBI’s annual conference, as the Liberal Democrat …

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Boris Johnson tells business leaders Tories will end Brexit uncertainty – video

Boris Johnson has told the CBI conference of business leaders that Brexit uncertainty has left the UK economy like a supercar firing on half of its cylinders.Accusing MPs of failing to honour their promise to respect the result of the 2016 vote, Johnso…

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General election: Johnson says Tories will cancel planned corporation tax cut to free up £6bn for NHS – live news

PM to unveil business tax cuts and Labour to expand on immigration plans. Follow the latest developments, liveBoris Johnson to shelve planned cut in corporation taxJohnson tax/NHS announcement – Snap analysis 1.54pm GMT Earlier, in her speech to the CB…

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The Guardian view on trade after Brexit: a new cliff edge looms | Editorial

Tesla’s decision not to locate a factory in the UK exposes a fatal flaw in Boris Johnson’s planThe pace of an election campaign tests the attention span of even the most committed observer. In a less frenzied climate, political debate might have dwelt,…

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McCluskey sparks Labour backlash over tough line on free movement

Unite leader infuriates activists who campaigned for radical pro-migration motionLatest election news – live updatesJeremy Corbyn’s key union supporter, Unite’s Len McCluskey, sparked a backlash on Tuesday as he told the Labour leader that victory in t…

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