Could Britain’s chronic housing shortage be solved by using insurers’ assets? Jamie Dunkley and Russell Lynch report
Campaigners want to stop Gabor Vona holding a rally in London on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day
City traders sent the pound soaring following a shock fall in unemployment and the first explicit signal from the Bank of England on how it would handle a hike in interest rates.
Pope's message on wealth distribution comes after Oxfam said 85 richest people in world have as much wealth as poorest 3.5 billion
Global GDP to expand 3.2% this year, up from 2.4% in 2013
And two thirds of people looking at properties online say they have no intention of buying or selling
The biggest fund manager story of 2013 was the resignation of Neil Woodford from Invesco Perpetual. As you will be aware, Mr Woodford will continue to manage the Invesco Perpetual Income and High Income Funds until he leaves at the end of April, following which he will set up his own company.
Bricks and concrete blocks are in particularly short supply.
RBS is said to be among nine banks being investigated for selling subprime mortgages
"New Year is traditionally a time for planning and looking ahead, and moving home is again becoming a priority for many people"
Hedge fund giant Man Group has brushed off Richard Desmond's £20 million High Court claim for losses on a financial product, insisting it did not even act as the counter-party in the disputed transaction.
The US Senate on Monday confirmed Janet Yellen as the new chairman of the Federal Reserve by a vote of 56 to 26.
The French President staked his political credibility on a fall in the number of unemployed by the end of the year, but the figures are not going his way. What now for France’s increasingly unpopular leader, asks John Lichfield
Figures undermine Osborne's claims that sale presented a profit for taxpayers
The two countries’ leaders reached agreement at talks in the Kremlin that appeared to begin frostily but ended with them laughing at a ceremony where documents were signed on reducing trade barriers
President François Hollande is wrestling with a sluggish economy and unemployment at a 16-year high