Prices have risen in all regions in England and Wales for first time in three years
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Saturday 15 January 2011
US Outlook: Bankers aren't chastened or changed, part 2. (It has been a depressing few days.)
Thursday 09 December 2010
Banks partly owned by the Government were allowed to increase the amount they charged to finance new schools, hospitals and roads by over £1 billion during the height of the credit crunch.
Sunday 21 November 2010
Friday 19 November 2010
The cost of widening Britain's busiest motorway has increased by 24%, or £660 million, partly due to the slow way the Highways Agency took the project forward, a report by a Government spending watchdog said today.
Friday 19 November 2010
Outlook Adam Posen, one of the external members of the Monetary Policy Committee, has been taking a contrary stance for some months now, warning that unless the Bank of England begins a second round of quantitative easing, the UK economy will slip back into a downturn damaging enough for the effects to be felt for a generation.
Monday 11 October 2010
Who better, I thought, to shake us out of credit-crunch fatigue and the cuts commotion than the scything Scottish comedian Frankie Boyle? It's a last act of "kindness" before his early retirement from live performance, announced two years ago and which finally begins at the end of this tour.
Friday 01 October 2010
British executives suffered the second largest fall in salaries in Europe over the last year, but were compensated with a sharp jump in the value of their bonuses.
Monday 27 September 2010
Britain's financial services industry continues to rise above the gloom of the faltering economy, the Confederation of British Industry will say today, while also warning that the sector is now growing less quickly than had been expected.
Sunday 12 September 2010
European reinsurers have overhauled their operations since the credit crunch, while US and Bermuda-based rivals have maintained their business models, a report out tomorrow is expected to conclude.
Friday 03 September 2010
British businesses have been slow to spend their way out of the recession, leaving the UK lagging behind other economies, according to a report by KPMG.
Friday 27 August 2010
- 1 Italian court annuls prison sentence for elderly paedophile after 11-year-old victim tells investigators in Catanzaro that she loves him
- 2 Australia incest case: Deformed children found in remote farming community after generations of inbreeding
- 3 Woman who miscarried in private prison 'made to clean up after herself,' court told
- 4 Physicists discover 'clearest evidence yet' that the Universe is a hologram
- 5 Fox News presenter tells viewers it is a 'fact' that both Jesus and Santa Claus are white