Bank of England keeps record low 0.1% interest rates unchanged

Bank of England keeps record low 0.1% interest rate unchanged and says it expects stronger economic recovery than earlier thought The Bank of England said the economic outlook is still ‘unusually uncertain’ The MPC cut interest rates to a record low of 0.1% almost exactly a year ago  Britain’s economy contracted by a lower-than-expected 2.9% … Read more

Car infotainment systems and mobile phones keeping death rate on Britain’s roads unchanged, warn DfT

Car infotainment systems and mobile phones have contributed to a ‘plateauing’ of deaths and serious injuries on Britain’s roads, ministers have warned. Officials are alarmed that the rate of casualties has remained unchanged since 2010, despite significant improvements in the safety of vehicles. At the moment, five people die on the roads and 68 are seriously … Read more