The IMF's upgrade for the UK economy will be greeted with glee in 11 Downing Street.
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Sunday 22 December 2013
Making time for our elders at Christmas makes the season more meaningful for all invoved
Wednesday 20 November 2013
The eurozone must follow the examples of the UK, US and Japan by turning to the printing presses to avoid the threat of damaging deflation, according to an assessment by a leading economic think-tank.
Wednesday 06 November 2013
Shopkeepers are still furiously cutting prices in an attempt to retain market share and boost sales, despite the brisk economic recovery, a survey shows.
Monday 12 August 2013
Such uncertainties have been a feature of the mortgage market for several years
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Sunday 14 April 2013
Friday 05 April 2013
Country’s leader gives his name to an ambitious plan to end 15 years of deflation and recession
Thursday 13 December 2012
It looks as though this weekend's election will return Shinzo Abe and his Liberal Democratic Party to power in coalition with its long-time partner, the Komeito. Depending on the actual seat count, the LDP may well need to add smaller parties to its coalition in order to get a stable majority in the lower house, and it will certainly need to incorporate or co-operate with smaller parties in the upper house to pass legislation. Still, the LDP will be in a strong position for setting policy directions.
Monday 03 December 2012
London property prices have slumped for the first time a year, with central London prices falling 1.2 per cent in November.
Monday 29 October 2012
Property prices are falling at their lowest rate for two years, sparking hopes that the end of the double-dip recession will boost the housing market.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
The philosopher George Santayana said: "Those who do not remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
Monday 18 June 2012
Graeme McDowell admitted to frustration and pride after losing out in the US Open by a shot to Webb Simpson.
Monday 27 June 2011
The era of cheap clothing on the high street is probably over, as soaring demand from emerging markets keeps the price of natural fibres stubbornly high, a body representing the US cotton industry has warned.
Thursday 23 June 2011
The UK advertising market is set to slowdown this year after falling retail sales put the brakes on company spending, causing one influential player to downgrade its 2011 forecasts.
Wednesday 04 May 2011
The cost of clothing, footwear and electrical goods at Britain's shops fell for the second month running in April, with the annual rate of inflation easing to its lowest since the beginning of the year, as retailers sought to lure consumers with Easter discounts, according to a new survey published today.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let's see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Brazil vs Germany World Cup 2014: In defence of Mesut Ozil - the Arsenal midfielder works magic in the shadows
- 3 Do you know this man? Amnesia sufferer found in park pleads for help in identifying who he is
- 4 PornHub begs users to stop uploading video clips of Brazil getting beaten 7-1
- 5 Tony Abbott embarrasses Australia by praising Japanese WWII military, ‘getting on the sake’ and posing for ‘crotch-shot’ photo opportunity