Everything you need to know about how the changes will affect you - full news, analysis and comment from the Autumn Statement
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Wednesday 05 December 2012
* Osborne's raid on middle class: 400,000 forced on to 40p income tax rate ind.pn
* Austerity to last until 2018, admits George Osborne ind.pn
* Teachers threaten walkouts in row over Government salary shake-up ind.pn
* 'It is not the rest of the world's fault': Balls joins in blame game ind.pn
* Diamonds, fur coats and a food bank... all in Osborne’s backyard ind.pn
* Benefits: Fair or foul, Osborne keeps welfare down ind.pn
* Pensions: Elderly ‘treated like a cashpoint’ as the ceiling on savings for old age is lowered ind.pn
* Middle classes: ‘Stealth tax’ policy will drag 400,000 earners into higher rate ind.pn
* Swiss banking: Treaty to crackdown on Britain’s tax evaders ind.pn
* Fuel: Amid the austerity, drivers are cheered as duty rise is scrapped ind.pn
* Science: Boost for technology as extra £600m is pumped into research ind.pn
* Environment: Green lobby dismay as fracking is given the go-ahead ind.pn
* Aid: Pledge to UN is honoured, but less will be spent than expected ind.pn
* Infrastructure: HS2 - green light for new rail, roads and schools ind.pn
* Whitehall: Another 10% hammering for some departments ind.pn
* Autumn Statement reaction: Business gives the OK – but bankers aren’t going to buy it ind.pn
* Small businesses: A cautious welcome, but measures 'a bit of a joke' ind.pn
* Cost fears raised but overhaul for PFI is given a welcome, too ind.pn
* How your finances will be affected by the Autumn Statement ind.pn
* Autumn Statement: Bad numbers that may get even worse ind.pn
* To understand the situation Osborne confronted in his Autumn Statement, look a decade ahead ind.pn
* The part-time Chancellor with his head in the sand: why Osborne should be held to account for slashing public spending and talking down the economy ind.pn
* British boardrooms gave a cautious welcome to George Osborne's Autumn Statement. But for workers and savers, there wasn't much to cheer ind.pn
* Editorial: Autumn Statement - a mini-Budget more about politics than economics ind.pn
* What George Osborne said - and what he meant ind.pn
* We’re already in Plan B. They just haven’t told us ind.pn
* Nothing George Osborne said in his Autumn Statement can disguise how bleak the figures are ind.pn
* Spin it any way you like, George Osborne's Autumn Statement proves he is a failure as Chancellor ind.pn
* Autumn Statement: After George Osborne said he was dropping the fuel duty rise, the man taking the credit set his sights on Gordon Brown's 10p tax ind.pn
* George Osborne's Autumn Statement is not so much middle way as muddle way ind.pn
* The Sketch: Deathly Chancellor gets a new lease of life from his opposite number ind.pn
- 2 Porn block in India: hundreds of sexual websites banned, internet outraged
- 4 Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
- 5 Gamers confess the worst things they've done in The Sims
Jackie Chan in second place in Forbes' Highest Paid Actors list after magazine includes actors working outside US movie industry
Malaysia issues arrest warrant for Gordon Brown’s sister-in-law after she publishes stories on leader Najib Razak's financial affairs
Natalia Molchanova: World's most successful free-diver missing and feared dead after disappearing in Mediterranean
Dutch King Willem-Alexander declares the end of the welfare state
Pizza Express protests: these restaurants charge staff for tips paid by card
Is Britain really full up? Are migrants taking our jobs? Leading academic answers the most common anti-immigration claims
Calais Migrant Crisis: Deputy Mayor of Calais labels Cameron's use of 'swarm' as 'racist' and 'ignorant'
Chris Leslie: Jeremy Corbyn's anti-austerity agenda will harm the poor, says Labour shadow Chancellor
Jeremy Corbyn: Tony Blair could face war crimes trial over 'illegal Iraq invasion'
Landlords renting properties to illegal immigrants to face up to five years in prison
While we fixate on Calais, the Home Office is quietly deporting dozens of migrants on 'ghost flights'
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