20 August 2014 Last updated at 12:30

Mortgage lending highest since 2008High-rise flats under construction in London

A total of £19.1bn is advanced to homebuyers in July, the Council of Mortgage Lenders says, amid warnings that the property market may face headwinds.


building workersSelf-employment at '40 year high'

The number of workers categorised as self-employed has risen to its highest in 40 years, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

ticket machineRail fares to rise 3.5% for 2015

Regulated rail fares in England will rise by 3.5% in January 2015, following the release of inflation figures for July.

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