But stronger-than-expected growth was seen over the past two years
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Friday 20 December 2013
Outlook All hail the Bostonians. The American city that brought us JFK, Ted Kennedy and, er, John Kerry has had a history of liberal leaders on the whole more often right than wrong. Even, let's be honest with ourselves, when they faced the Brits, in that little matter of the 1773 wet tea chest competition.
Thursday 19 December 2013
So, it's finally happened. The Fed's decision to slice $10bn (£6.1bn) a month off its quantitative easing programme is the clearest signal yet that Ben Bernanke, and his successor Janet Yellen, smell a real, full-blown recovery on the wind.
Tuesday 17 December 2013
BP-led offshore expansion plan worth $45bn angers human rights activists
Thursday 12 December 2013
UK economy set to grow at its fastest pace in seven years at 2.7% in 2014
Wednesday 11 December 2013
Gaming addiction would be classified alongside gambling, drugs and drinking
Monday 09 December 2013
Japan’s private sector is losing faith in prime minister Shinzo Abe’s “shock and awe” tactics to revive the world’s third biggest economy after worrying figures today showed business investment flat-lining in the latest quarter
Thursday 05 December 2013
The Chancellor has announced a doubling of export finance capacity for UK businesses to £50 billion, as part of his Autumn Statement.
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Plan is for UK boars to improve Chinese pigs' genetic make-up
Thursday 28 November 2013
Reducing the number of foreign students runs directly against the UK's best interests
Thursday 21 November 2013
Survey reveals total order books and output growth highest since 1995.
Thursday 21 November 2013
Streaming live gameplay footage will be a key aspect of social content on the latest generation of consoles
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
Anachronistic and iniquitous, grammar schools are a blot on the British education system
Top PR exec Justine Sacco under fire for sending racist tweet before flying to Africa
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