“These measures will not – and cannot – mitigate the overall impact of a ‘no-deal’ scenario,” it said in a statement. “This is an exercise in damage limitation,” added commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis in a news conference, saying a contingency plan was necessary “given the continued uncertainty in the UK”. What are the European plans? The…

Parliament Live: Rolling updates Brexit: A really simple guide They agreed that businesses should activate their own no deal contingency plans, as they think appropriate. Updated Revenue and Customs information packs will be sent to firms later this week, setting out what changes could be needed at the border. Consumers are being advised to familiarise…

The body that represents UK banks, UK Finance, said it would consider the proposals carefully. One analyst has suggested the FCA’s plans could hasten the end of “free banking”. Young and in the red: Personal debt in five charts Millions miss bills as finances bite How debt kills Mrs Toth, who is married and in…

The Wing, the owner of several co-working spaces and social clubs designed for women, has garnered the support of Sequoia Capital in its latest funding round. The startup has announced a $75 million Series C led by the storied venture capital firm, with support from Airbnb and Upfront Ventures, as well as existing investors NEA…

@insta_repeat is doing God’s work. Their profile description sums it up aptly: “Déjà Vu Vibes 🌲 Wander. Roam. Replicate.” The account, which is curiously ‘verified’, makes 3×4 collages of common Instagram travel photos that you probably see clogging your timeline. As standalone images in your feed they can be beautiful, even inspiring (or envy-inducing); but…