Bank of England could increase economic stimulus, says senior official | Business

The severity of Britain’s economic downturn could force the Bank of England to increase its stimulus, according to one of the central bank’s senior officials. Ben Broadbent, deputy governor for monetary policy, said it was “quite possible” officials would vote to expand the quantitative easing (QE) programme to prevent the situation worsening as businesses remained … Read more

US signals Sacoolas decision final as Labour calls for inquiry | UK news

The US Department of State has said the decision to refuse an extradition request for Harry Dunn’s alleged killer was final, after an Interpol red notice was issued for her arrest. But the UK’s Labour party has signalled that they will be pressing for some form of parliamentary inquiry into the government’s “clear and repeated … Read more