Brexit – live updates: Theresa May to meet Cabinet ministers to discuss EU trade...

Welcome to The Independent’s politics live blog. Today Theresa May is due to meet her most senior ministers to discuss what...

Uber Eats offers food-delivery drivers insurance in Europe

Uber’s food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the...

Babcock wins 10-year contract to supply Sellafield nuclear decommissioning site

Professional services firm Babcock has won a 10-year contract to supply nuclear decommissioning site Sellafield with specialist handling and...

Brexit: UK must accept EU laws during transition to prevent ‘dramatic’ economic impact, warns...

A transition period after Brexit where the UK continues to accept EU rules would be a “price worth paying”...

UK manufacturing orders close to three decade high helped by weak pound sterling

Manufacturing orders remained close to a three-decade high in the final quarter of 2017, helped by the weakness of...

Theresa May insists she will try to sign new trade deals before Brexit transition...

Theresa May will insist on Monday that she will try to sign new free trade deals during the UK’s...

Ryanair offers last-minute talks with union in bid to stop Christmas pilot strike

Ryanair has offered to conduct last-minute talks with an Irish pilots' union in a bid to stave off a...

Liam Fox under fire over £1m-plus plans for new ‘trade commissioners’ on packages enjoyed...

Liam Fox is under fire over £1m-plus plans to appoint new “trade commissioners” around the world, on gold-plated packages...

Trump predicts Republicans will do well in 2018 midterms while distancing himself from Roy...

Donald Trump has predicted the Republicans will "do well" in next year's midterms as he distanced himself from recent losses...

India state elections latest: Narendra Modi’s ruling BJP party set for reduced majority in...

India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was set to win an election in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state...

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