Britain’s economic growth remains relatively solid, says CBI

Kingdom Of Great Britain

Britain’s economy lost some momentum in the past three months but growth remains relatively solid, according to the CBI. In the latest survey to suggest that struggles in the eurozone and geopolitical tensions are hurting exporters, the CBI said manufacturing was the weakest part of the economy in the three months to October.

Monetary union for Scotland? Just look at the eurozone

Alex Salmond at Press Conference

Have I got this right? The world is facing, in Ukraine and the Middle East, the most disturbing concatenation of unpredictable events for decades, but the big issue in Scotland is whether it should leave the UK, and the main obsession of the Conservative party is the prospect of the UK's departure from the European Union – or Brexit, as it is known.