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Larry Summers suggested the Chancellor's spending cuts prevented the British economy from growing sooner
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Campaigners want to stop Gabor Vona holding a rally in London on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day
The film is one of Scorsese's bawdiest and most enjoyable efforts
Business Secretary admits strategy to rebalance the economy away from its independence on financial services might take a decade
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 Bank of England will hold interest rates at record lows once more today, amid speculation it will have to change the threshold for considering a hike in the cost of borrowing within months.
Scientists discover link between downturns and an increase in frequency of words of 'emotional malaise'
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"
In Kent, you can order a Mummy-style service - if you're willing to pay
CBI warns the number of workers on minimum wage is "a serious challenge"
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