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Model used to calculate triennial rankings contains 'profound' error, says mathematician
New global rules to force tax avoiders to “pay their fair share” will be introduced under a 15-point action plan launched by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) think tank today.
Despite recent fee rises, a degree is a significant boost to additional earnings for graduates, a new OECD study claims
Young people in the UK spend more time out of work or on the dole than their counterparts in other western countries, according to an influential report out today.
Fears of another property bubble as prices leap in May at their fastest rate for six years.
Economic View: Reform fatigue is mounting as visible results in growth and jobs fail to materialise
George Osborne’s deficit-slicing strategy gained backing from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, but the international thinktank called on the eurozone to turn to the printing presses to revive growth.
It is a funny time in Italy. On paper the country's economy has now shrunk for seven consecutive quarters, making it the longest recession since the Second World War, and leaving it some 8 per cent below the peak reached in 2007.
The likelihood of a disabled person in the UK being unemployed is twice that of a non-disabled person.
Britain is the fattest nation in Western Europe, with more than a quarter of the population ranked as obese.
The United States will leapfrog Saudi Arabia and Russia to become the world's biggest producer of oil and gas in the next five years as the controversial practice of "fracking" for hydrocarbons contained in shale rocks has enabled the country to increase production massively, according to an authoritative new report.
HMRC chief denies turning blind eye to global giants avoiding massive UK tax bills
George Osborne was forced today to acknowledge a grim picture of declining growth and rising unemployment for the UK over the coming years.
Britain stands on the threshold of a "double dip" recession, according to the influential Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Stark warning from OECD deals blow to Osborne on the eve of his crucial speech
Europe will grow by just 0.3 per cent next year and the US by 1.8 per cent, says Paris think tank