Balls to attack Tory economic priorities

Shadow chancellor to say Tories ‘stand up for the few’

EU and US toughen sanctions on Russia

Strongest action against Moscow since cold war

Rate of personal insolvency rises

Voluntary arrangements reach highest level since 1987

UK mortgage approvals rise in June

Increase follows four months of declines

UK trade deficit not a threat to growth

BoE deputy says strong policy and overseas balance sheet reduces concern

Lloyds finds it harder to sneer at RBS

Tables turning for banks as Lloyds agrees £226m settlement

London employers warn on housing costs

Companies find recruitment harder and wages rising

IMF warns pound is overvalued

Fund also criticises Bank of England communications

House-buying confidence in UK tumbles

Land Registry data show market cooling

Longest UK slump in a century ends

Of G7 only Italy taken longer than UK to reach pre-crisis size

Red, blue and orange tinted GDP data

Each party has own take on UK recovery

UK economy returns to pre-crisis level

Growth hits 0.8% in second quarter

UK tops IMF advanced economy forecasts

Prediction of 3.2% growth more optimistic than OBR figures

Retail sales show subdued growth

ONS figures reveal volumes have risen only 0.1%

Mortgage woes set to hit 2.3m households

Number struggling to cover payments expected to double by 2018

Retail sales heat up with warmer weather

Grocers and clothing stores perform particularly well

Carney highlights interest rate rise risks

BoE governor concerned about impact on vulnerable households

Carney says UK rate rise drawing closer

BoE governor reiterates ‘gradual and limited’ approach

UK rates ruling becoming ‘more balanced’

Minutes reveal extensive discussion about early rates rise

Confidence soars among UK industrialists

Manufacturers increasingly upbeat about economic recovery