A former Chief Rabbi has been arrested in Israel following a fraud inquiry.
A call for the personal income tax allowance to be raised to £10,500 a year has led to fresh skirmishes between Nick Clegg’s Liberal Democrats and his Conservative coalition partners.
Shelter says unemployment and high cost of living are leaving household on a ' knife-edge'
Figure is £1 billion higher than in the previous period
Plan aims to broaden the abysmally low tax base and root out corruption in public spending
Pressure group want leadership to differentiate from Conservatives
Mark Hawthorn wrongly claimed £88,000 over nine years
William Nye claims Duchy of Cornwall’s £847m property empire is a ‘force for social good’
Watchdog says only implausibly large surge in tax revenues or a significant drop in state spending could help Chancellor's boast be lived up to
A three day event, dubbed the 'London Anniversary Games', will be held at the Stratford stadium in July
Economy has been damaged by the biggest cut in defence spending in 40 years, fewer exports and sluggish growth in company stockpiles
Vladimir Putin today formally decreed the French actor Gérard Depardieu to be a Russian citizen.
George Osborne denied that the poor were bearing the brunt of austerity as he defended his mini-budget today.
Benefits capped, growth forecasts slashed and austerity plans extended to 2018: Chancellor breaks bad news in Autumn Statement
Hard-pressed drivers were given some respite as Osborne scrapped the fuel duty rise
Our Chief Economics Commentator sets the scene for this week's statement