Ed Miliband denounced “a more-of-the-same Budget from a downgraded Chancellor” as he tore into George Osborne for failing to keep his promises to produce economic recovery and for saddling families with higher taxes.
As oil company finally comes to trial over rig disaster, $16bn settlement talks are intensifying
George Osborne was accused of being a “downgraded” Chancellor tonight, amid angry scenes in the House of Commons over the loss of Britain’s cherished triple-A credit rating.
The Chancellor's incompetence is clear from the employment figures. Despite all the Coalition's claims to the contrary, young people in particular are suffering needlessly
Benefits capped, growth forecasts slashed and austerity plans extended to 2018: Chancellor breaks bad news in Autumn Statement
French president Francois Hollande brushed aside protocol rules to give Ed Miliband a warm public welcome to Paris today.
Economic Outlook: The Coalition bet the 2015 election on their economic policy working... all else was secondary
Credit rating alert and rise in jobless figures may force the Chancellor to rule out move
Chancellor George Osborne inched closer to meeting his deficit reduction targets today despite mounting fears over the strength of the economy.
What happens when the school fees and BMW repayments can't be met? Neasa MacErlean on the middle-class poor
More people are bypassing traditional lenders in favour of intergenerational loans. Roz Sanderson reports
Sometimes unique items aren't worth what we think, discovers Phil Boucher
The estate of civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks is facing bankruptcy, with historically important items of memorabilia at risk, papers filed in a Michigan court allege.
A previous occupant has emigrated and left a long trail of unpaid parking fines / Getting compensation for a lost parcel / On guard against thieves
Other fashion designers may command more headlines, but not many can boast a 30-year career to match that of Yohji Yamamoto. As three exhibitions celebrating his understated but always influential clothes open, it's time to treasure this quiet genius, says Susannah Frankel
Moscow's most prolific art collector is channelling his expensive obsession into an extraordinary museum.