Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
25 February 2015 12:53 AM
New housing starts in England fell by 20 per cent in the second half of 2014
Greek bailout: Government reveals economic reforms – but Syriza dissenters says it has gone back on its election promises already
23 February 2015 07:24 PM
The proposals – which include cracking down on tax evasion and smuggling – will be considered by eurozone finance ministers tomorrow
20 February 2015 01:18 AM
Only 29,800 new housing starts in England in the final quarter of 2014
19 February 2015 07:13 PM
Yesterday’s war of words with Germany raised fears of a Greek exit
19 February 2015 01:24 AM
Office of National Statistics recorded the last time it was this high was in 2005, before the recession
18 February 2015 01:14 PM
Greece could exit the single currency within weeks
18 February 2015 12:43 AM
The Bank of England said last week that it expected low inflation in the UK to tip over into outright deflation in the spring.
18 February 2015 12:37 AM
He has been dodging political missiles as chair of the Airports Commission, but Sir Howard also has plans to reform finance
17 February 2015 05:13 PM
Greece's debt is currently €322 billion
17 February 2015 04:06 PM
Falling fuel prices and supermarket price wars have contributed to the drop in inflation of a record 0.3 per cent low, which in turn is boosting household spending power. But what is low inflation and what are the consequences?
If I’m being racially abused I don’t need a stranger with a saviour complex to rescue me
The only black face in the Ukip manifesto is on the page about overseas aid
Ukip is the only main political party to not address LGBT rights in its manifesto
Food banks: One million Britons will soon be using them, according to Trussell Trust
Religion isn't growing, it is becoming vigorous in its demise, says philosopher AC Grayling
BBC election debate: The one photo that summed up the whole 90-minute leaders debate
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