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The deputy leader of the Scottish nationalists said the campaign for independence had “extraordinary momentum” in a live By Sarah O’Connor in Edinburgh
The Liberal Democrats will seek an end to first-past-the-post voting in local elections as a condition for forming a future By Jim Pickard, Chief Political Correspondent
Theresa May will on Wednesday issue a reminder that she is still among the frontrunners to be the next leader of the By Helen Warrell, Public Policy Correspondent
McCarthy & Stone has pledged to invest £2bn in thousands of new retirement homes as it seeks to cash in on growing demand By Andy Sharman
Trafigura, one of the world’s largest commodities traders, plans to sell a controlling stake in docks, tanks and other By Gregory Meyer in New York
With an overhaul of a landmark welfare programme and the announcement of a major new Mexico City airport to quadruple By Jude Webber in Mexico City
Switzerland has retained its crown as the world’s most competitive economy for the sixth year in a row, according to a By Emily Cadman
Jefferies, the independent investment bank, announced record revenues of $835m in the third quarter, with strong revenues By Tom Braithwaite in New York
Scientists say they have found a way to make a renewable alternative to fossil fuels from bacteria commonly found in the By Pilita Clark, Environment Correspondent
New figures suggest that renewed market optimism surrounding mergers and acquisitions activity in the UK is not reflected in By Harriet Agnew
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