Ratings agency Standard and Poor's has stripped the UK of its top AAA credit rating after the vote to leave the European Union.
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The Standard & Poor ratings agency has removed the UK's AAA credit rating status because of its vote to leave the EU. It has been downgraded by two notches with a negative outlook.
The mother of schoolgirl Alice Gross has told an inquest there are still "unanswered questions" over her death at the hands of a foreign criminal.
Two boys remain seriously ill in hospital after a theme park rollercoaster crashed 20ft off its tracks.
David Cameron has said Article 50 will not be triggered "at this stage" and key negotiations over the UK's exit from the EU will wait for the new Prime Minister.
It's been another brutal day on markets with both sterling and UK equities coming in for a drubbing but gilts – UK government bonds – being sought for their safe haven qualities.
The multimillionaire founder of JJB Sports and owner of Wigan Athletic FC is in detailed talks to buy the British operations of Fitness First - once Britain's biggest gyms operator.
Industry leaders are calling on the Government to ensure economic stability in the wake of Britain voting to leave the EU.
Police have launched a murder investigation following the death of a four-week-old baby boy from St Austell, Cornwall.
PepsiCo has announced it will put aspartame back in some of its diet beverages less than 12 months after it pulled the artificial sweetener over health concerns.
France, Germany and Italy have agreed there will be no talks on Britain's exit from the European Union until the UK formally starts the process to leave.
Parts of West Virginia hit by floodwaters which have killed at least 25 people in the last week are being warned to expect more heavy rain.
A new prime minister and Conservative leader should be in place by 2 September, the party's 1922 Committee of senior backbench MPs has recommended.
A 15-year-old boy is in a serious condition after he was attacked in his tent by a hyena.
US rapper 50 Cent and a member of his entourage were detained in St Kitts and Nevis for using "indecent language" during a music festival performance, according to police.
The Government's fiscal watchdog is to slash its forecasts for revenues from the sale of shares in Britain's bailed-out banks, leaving the Treasury facing a post-referendum black hole in the public
Accountancy firm PwC will be investigated over its audit of financial statements for failed retailer BHS.
Five people, including three young children, have been killed in an accident in Colorado, when an Amtrak train collided with their van.
EasyJet has issued a profit warning in response to the UK voting to leave the EU.
Three children remain in a serious condition in hospital after a rollercoaster derailed injuring 10 people.
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