News Supporters of Egypt's army chief General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi hold his posters in Tahrir square in Cairo, on the third anniversary of Egypt's uprising

Egypt accounts for nearly a fifth of group's production

Inflation tipped for further fall

The squeeze on consumer spending continued to loosen its grip in June as inflation hit a 31-month low, figures tomorrow are expected to show.

Higher prices for fruit and veg dampen hopes of inflation fall

The recent easing of the inflation squeeze on British households will suffer a setback this week as June's record downpours drench seasonal crops and push up prices.

China's trade growth decelerates sharply as slowdown deepens

China's trade growth decelerated sharply in June as a slowdown in the world's second-largest economy deepened despite stimulus efforts.

Farmers threaten action over milk

Dairy farmers are threatening to disrupt milk supplies next month to coincide with the London Olympics, in a dispute over "catastrophic" cuts to prices.

James Moore: Putting money in airlines is just a flight of fancy

Investment View: Despite the ongoing concerns about the economy easyJet's planes are still full

Onshore wind farms are by far the largest source of renewable energy, up 50 per cent in a year, yet also one of the most politically divisive

Britain's supply of green energy soars

Power from wind, waves and sun grew by a third last year. And 'Turquoise Tories' are urging the Government to get behind the industry

Supermarket giants to slash fuel prices

Supermarket Asda is cutting the price of petrol.

The Business Matrix: Saturday 23 June 2012

Bleasdale loses dismissal case

UK economy could get another emergency cash injection next month after surprise fall in inflation

The UK economy could get another emergency cash injection as early as next month after figures today showed a surprise drop in inflation.

Asda and Sainsbury's cut petrol prices

Supermarket giants Asda and Sainsbury's are cutting up to 3p a litre from the price of fuel.

Putin begins three-day visit in China

The leaders of Russia and China met to foster an evolving partnership that has counterbalanced US influence and shielded Syria from international moves to halt its crackdown on a 15-month uprising.

Government issues price warning to petrol companies

The Government is to take action to get petrol companies to pass on cuts in global oil prices to motorists at the pumps.

FirstGroup plans overhaul of its bus services

FirstGroup put more of its bus services on the block today after admitting fuel costs, lower demand and reduced subsidies were hurting the division.

Largest demonstrations since Saffron Revolution as Burmese protesters take to streets over power cuts

Debilitating power cuts in Burma have pushed hundreds of protesters out on to the streets in the biggest public demonstrations since the Saffron Revolution five years ago. Several members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition party have reportedly been detained.

Market Report: Hammerson back in the takeover bid spotlight

There has been no shortage of takeover chatter around Hammerson lately. The possibility of the developer – whose portfolio includes the Brent Cross and Bullring shopping centres in north London and Birmingham – being snapped up has caused much excitement, and the bid spotlight was switched back on yesterday.

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links