Source - SMW
A summary of Thursday's business headlines. Coverage of UK's Brexit and parliament, immigration, Diageo, sterling, Uber, Bank of England and rates, Provident Financial, Tesco, Starbucks, and much more ...


Theresa May ditches manifesto pledges to clear decks for Brexit

East European immigration to UK at lowest level in a decade

New EU laws make UK's complex Brexit ever more difficult

US president Donald Trump's state visit to UK postponed

May promises 'humility and resolve' in knife-edge parliament

Kalanick departure leaves scandal-hit Uber's top ranks vacant

Cadmium case proves toxic for Barclays

Diageo pays up to $1bn for George Clooney tequila brand

Big German asset manager poised to cull 100 research analysts

Barclays and former executives charged with crisis-era fraud

China stocks hit 18-month high on MSCI inclusion

Five markets charts that matter for investors

How did Argentina pull off a 100-year bond sale?

Oil back in bear market territory as supply angst persists

Sterling accelerates gains after BoE's Haldane turns hawkish


May facing revolt over Brexit laws

Bank chief takes swipe at Carney

Doorstep lender left out in the cold after shake-up slashes profits

Immigrant cap 'will be bad for all'

Clooney and friends toast $1bn tequila

Provident becomes agent of own misfortune

It's time to walk the walk after Queen's Speech, says business


Diageo downs George Clooney's tequila in $1bn deal

SFO granted a reprieve from plans to scrap it a day after Barclays charges

Centrica eyes acquisitions as it welcomes axing of energy price cap 

What exactly is going on at Uber and why has Travis Kalanick resigned?

Diamond sells stake in Atlas Mara to realise Nigeria ambitions  

Shire gets green light for long-lasting ADHD drug

Provident Financial takes £750m hit as shares plunge on profit warning

China stocks go mainstream with long-awaited entry into MSCI indices

Boost for Philip Hammond as deficit drops to decade low in May

Want a pay rise? Get a new job, says Bank of England

Uber boss Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Premier Inn sales boost Costa Coffee owner Whitbread


Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Tesco to cut 1100 call centre jobs amid 'unprecedented challenges'

Builder Berkeley's results highlight London's housing crisis

The worst mistake you can make when writing a CV

Four in ten millennials have no pension provision, new study reveals

Starbucks to hire 2500 refugees across Europe

Bank of England's Andy Haldane ready to vote for interest rate rise

British company boards cannot be trusted on pay

Cobra beer founder Lord Karan Bilimoria says Brexit might not happen


Bank of England: Rift as chief economist ponders interest rate rise

Tesco: Staff 'shocked' as call centre closure puts 1,100 jobs at risk

Uber: Travis Kalanick resigns following months of chaos

Energy tariffs: Tory pledge to cap bills left out of Queen's speech

UK economy: Budget deficit to increase this year amid living standards squeeze

Housing market: Sales have fallen by nearly a third in some parts of UK, says Lloyds

Burberry: Upheaval for fashion label as chairman signals departure


Mark Carney wrong about Britain's economy and UK interest rates, says top BoE economist

Oil prices plunge: New woe heaped on Saudi Arabia's battered economy

Pound rises as Bank of England's economist says UK ready for rate hike in 2017

Record low interest rates send house prices soaring for homeowners