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Headline payroll figure masks healthy US jobs report

Schroders' Chief Economist, Keith Wade, comments on US employment data, which showed that payrolls rose less than expected last month

BBC rapped by UKIP MEP for not reporting British female genital mutilation statistics

The BBC has been criticised by a Ukip MEP for its lack of coverage of female genital mutilation cases (FGM) in the UK.

Open Letter from Arron Banks to Conservative MPs

Dear Member of Parliament,

You may have read about the ongoing struggle between Leave.EU and Vote Leave.

Smaller Manufacturers Report Stable Start to Year

But expectations for the next quarter are more upbeat

Labour launches immigration listening tour

Labour Party to listen to country's immigration concerns

CHART OF THE WEEK: Private House Rental Prices

Summary:

At the end of last week, the Office for National Statistics released an experimental report on the growth in private housing rental prices.

Risk Sentiment, Dovish Central Banks Drives Movement

Pound Sterling (GBP) Exchange Rate Weighed Down by ‘Brexit’ Concerns

UK businesses more confident – but concerns linger over investment and austerity

Business confidence saw a marked improvement at the end of 2015, according to the latest edition of the largest regular global survey of finance professionals

Overwhelming majority call for EU exit in new national poll

Record numbers respond online – over 20,000 votes – 94% say leave

TheCityUK responds to European Council President’s proposed EU reforms

By Chris Cummings, Chief Executive, TheCityUK:

Electoral Reform Society welcomes ‘red card’ proposal in EU deal

ERS welcomes the 'Red Card'

Has BT just had a major crash?

Reports are coming in that BT internet services are down and that the BT and Openreach web-sites are also not avaiable.