There is increasing exasperation, from the cabinet down, of the inability of No 10 to focus on the business of government.
But banks are well-placed to weather even a severe economic downturn, the Bank of England says.
Dean McCullough and Vicky Hawkesworth will present a new afternoon show from their base in Salford.
59% of pupils met the expected standard in reading, writing and maths, down from 65% before Covid.
England nonchalantly complete a record chase of 378 to beat India in rapid time on the final morning of the fifth Test at Edgbaston.