After a day in which Prime Minsster Theresa May sought support from business for her Brexit plan at the CBI conference, the government said it would publish an economic analysis comparing the costs and benefits of its Brexit deal with those of the UK staying in the EU.

A cross-party group of MPs had proposed an amendment to the Bill calling on ministers to publish the forecasts.


The shares of auto giant Nissan, whose Sunderland car-making plant is the biggest in the UK, were down more than 6% in early Tokyo trade, following the arrest of the firm’s chairman Carlos Ghosn.

Ghosn, who also heads up the Japanese-French alliance Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, is being held over allegations of financial misconduct.