The appointment is being seen as one of ensured continuity in Beijing's battle against growing debt.
One of President Xi's closest advisers takes control of China's economic policies and financial issues.
The BCC raises its UK growth forecasts, but warns the economy will lag behind other major nations.
The offer comes after GKN rejected what Melrose said was its final offer worth around £8.1bn.
A committee asks more questions over the alleged access of millions of Facebook profiles without consent.
The campaign group says 18 pubs a week are closing and the sector needs a major overhaul of taxes.
Why online "influencers" want to develop their businesses off social media as well as on.