Ben Chu is The Independent's Economics Editor. Previously he was the newspaper's chief leader writer.
01 October 2014 12:20 PM
The Hollande administration will not impose more cuts to reduce the deficit
30 September 2014 11:55 PM
The people have nurtured the fragile plant of freedom
30 September 2014 03:45 PM
The big revisions are in.
30 September 2014 11:59 AM
The economy recovered faster with illegal drugs and prostitution included in the statistics
30 September 2014 01:27 AM
Outlook: One of the areas that KPMG has been asked to scrutinise is Balfour’s 'contract value forecasting'
26 September 2014 11:19 PM
The Bank of England will be compelled to tear up its “rosy” wage-growth forecasts once again, according to two of the country’s most eminent labour market economists.
26 September 2014 04:46 PM
Labour market experts Stephen Machin and David Blanchflower argue Threadneedle Street will have to revise forecasts
26 September 2014 01:03 AM
Mark Carney says regulator will crack down on insurers if they downplay dangers
25 September 2014 01:31 PM
The Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, took to Twitter earlier this week to belittle Labour’s flagship plans, announced at its annual party conference, to increase spending on the NHS by £2.5bn a year.
24 September 2014 01:09 AM
George Osborne’s public finances headache worsened yesterday as official figures showed that the deficit in August came in at £11.6bn, £700m more than the same month last year and higher than City expectations.
British actor Idris Elba cannot star as James Bond because he is black, says shock jock Rush Limbaugh
Millions of Britons struggling to feed themselves and facing malnourishment
Ukip member gets into Christmas spirit with Union Flag plea to Santa 'for our country back'
Germany anti-Islam protests: 17,000 march on Dresden against 'Islamification of the West'
Nigel Farage: Ukip leader named 'Briton of the year' by The Times
Immigrants make UK racist, says Ukip councillor Trevor Shonk
- 1 President of Argentina adopts Jewish godson to 'stop him turning into a werewolf'
- 3 Sir Winston Churchill’s family begged him not to convert to Islam, letter reveals
- 5 Game of Thrones is most-pirated TV show of 2014