Scotland's First Minister will have face-to-face talks with the latest Bank of England governor for the first time
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Monday 25 November 2013
George Osborne has defended the Government's involvement in plans for the Co-operative Bank to take over branches of Lloyds, insisting the collapse of the deal showed the "system worked".
Saturday 23 November 2013
More than 40,000 sports clubs are set to benefit from new tax breaks as the Government tries to secure the legacy of last year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Thursday 14 November 2013
Outlook Didn't they do well? Energy companies have long loathed the green levies, mostly put on them by the previous government.
Thursday 07 November 2013
The Treasury supported the ill-fated merger between the Co-op Bank and the Britannia Building Society in 2009, the Co-op's former chairman claimed yesterday.
Saturday 12 October 2013
The coffee chain Caffè Nero paid no corporation tax for the third year in a row despite making a pre-tax profit of £21.1m, up 11 per cent on last year, according to its latest accounts.
Friday 11 October 2013
It seems inconceivable that the Treasury has been unable to track down more than 400,000 Equitable Life policyholders to hand them the compensation due to them after the collapse of the life company.
Thursday 10 October 2013
Economic View: Americans are paying for a government that is only about four-fifths the size of the present one
Thursday 10 October 2013
Outlook The Coalition's view that clever financing is the way to solve our housing problems, rather than planned housebuilding programmes, was given flesh in the disappointed form of Mark Prisk, axed as housing minister in the reshuffle this week.
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Espanyol president Joan Collet has claimed that the 18 clubs outside of Real Madrid and Barcelona could strike to try and force through a fairer deal with the Primera Division
Monday 07 October 2013
Deputy chief whip John Randall announced his resignation from Government last night, ahead of an expected ministerial reshuffle by Prime Minister David Cameron.
Sunday 06 October 2013
Almost a week into America’s government shutdown, positions seemed only to harden on Sunday as the Republican house speaker, John Boehner, refused to rule out the stand-off over the federal budget spilling over into negotiations on the debt ceiling, again raising the spectre of America defaulting on its debt.
Wednesday 25 September 2013
Prices at 15,000 establishments across the country fall by 7.5 per for one day
Wednesday 18 September 2013
Outlook On the face of it, yesterday's sale of Lloyds shares was an unalloyed success, perhaps beginning the final chapter of the financial crisis.
How to keep your money 'out of the Chancellor's grubby mits': Government expert resigns after being secretly filmed giving tax avoidance advice
Saturday 14 September 2013
A government tax adviser has stepped down from his post after he was secretly filmed offering tips on how to keep money “out of the Chancellor's grubby mits”, according to reports.
Tuesday 03 September 2013
Scotland would have to make large cuts to public services if it wanted to create an oil fund after independence, according to Chancellor George Osborne.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
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- 1 Refugee crisis: Sweden the only European country with a majority favourable towards non-EU immigration
- 2 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 3 Malnourished two-year-old found being breastfed by dog in Chile
- 4 Bob Geldof offers to take four refugee families into his home 'immediately' as he condemns humanitarian crisis as a ‘f**king disgrace'
- 5 YouTube video shows woman verbally abusing takeaway staff 'because they used green peppers'