The Labour Party said it will trigger an emergency debate in parliament next week to try to stop Prime Minister Boris Johnson taking Britain out of the European Union without a withdrawal deal.

Meanwhile, Conservative rebels are gearing up to side with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

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Micro Focus, the FTSE 100 IT services company and Hays, the UK’s largest recruiter said Brexit concerns were impacting performance.

Toyota is planning to halt production at its factory in Burnaston on 1 November in anticipation of possible disruption to deliveries of parts.

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Five-a-side football pitch operator Goals Soccer Centres has put itself up for sale, as it continues to face the fallout from an accounting scandal.

The struggling company, which is part-owned by Sports Direct’s Mike Ashley, said it was now inviting bids for its business and assets.