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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Friday 21 June 2013
Civil servants receive large severance payments for signing ‘compromise agreements’ on exit
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Judges also lifted 'arbitrary and irrational' sanctions imposed against Iranian Bank Mellat
Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe in electoral climbdown as he agrees to push back date of vote from end of July
Monday 17 June 2013
Robert Mugabe has acceded to regional pressure and agreed to push back the date for elections in Zimbabwe. The 89-year-old president had risked a constitutional crisis by using special powers to announce polls on 31 July.
Monday 17 June 2013
An intensive spying operation was mounted by Britain’s secret intelligence agencies on foreign politicians attending two G20 summit meetings in London in 2009, it has been claimed.
Friday 14 June 2013
Britain’s publically funded museums are to be spared from the worst of the Government’s spending cuts, the Chancellor George Osborne is preparing to announce.
Thursday 06 June 2013
Breaking the link between benefits and inflation would be highly controversial for the party
Utility companies accused of attempting to claw back £900m worth of unjustified tax rebates as part of accountancy scam
Wednesday 29 May 2013
After recent tax fiascos involving Starbucks, Amazon and Google, the Chancellor has acted quickly to block any funds draining from the Treasury
Chancellor George Osborne still needs to tackle £8bn black hole after treasury agrees 10% spending cuts with seven Government departments
Tuesday 28 May 2013
These departments only account for around 20 per cent of the cuts George Osborne needs to make
Friday 24 May 2013
The IMF chief Christine Lagarde escaped a formal accusation of fraud after two days of interrogation by a special court in France.
Thursday 23 May 2013
Outlook Talking of the IMF, its main reason for being in town yesterday was to give its view on the current state of the UK's economy.
Wednesday 22 May 2013
Vodafone hit back over accusations of tax avoidance yesterday, insisting that it made an "absolutely huge" contribution to the UK Treasury, as the British mobile giant unveiled a big slump in annual pre-tax profits.
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Oh, how they laughed. Explaining George Osborne’s absence from Treasury Questions, Chief Secretary Danny Alexander was on side-splitting form. “My right honourable friend the Chancellor is in Brussels today at the Ecofin council,” he told MPs, “exercising the considerable influence that Britain enjoys as a full member of the European Union.” Boom, boom!
Tuesday 14 May 2013
Eurozone finance ministers were last night squabbling in Brussels over the timetable for a banking union, with some states pushing for faster progress and Germany stressing the need for caution.
Friday 10 May 2013
Ten of the world’s tax havens are UK-linked territories - the British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies. The clue is in the names.
Tuesday 07 May 2013
When US President Barack Obama nominated Jack Lew as the new Secretary of the US Treasury in January, the media had one overwhelming concern about the appointment: Lew’s illegible signature, which resembles the doodle of an absent-minded child, would now appear on every US banknote.
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