Official statistics reveal 10% reduction in criminal offences
Economic View: In the past, there may have been more people working in the informal economy
Drop takes rate within 0.1% of threshold at which Bank of England could end interest rate freeze - but it may still "move the goalposts"
For the first time in years, housing is a top five issue for voters
Meanwhile, the number of young adults living with their parents has increased by 25 per cent
The International Monetary Fund is expected to raise its estimate of growth in the UK economy tomorrow, in figures that will be seized upon by George Osborne, the Chancellor.
Retailers enjoyed a "spectacular" Christmas, official data showed, with total sales growing at their fastest rate in years.
UK homeowners predict 7.2 per cent increase in property prices in the first six months of 2014
Bricks and concrete blocks are in particularly short supply.
Homeowners selling their properties in order to turn their equity into cash to boost their retirement incomes
Almost a fifth of the women surveyed so far say that their careers have stalled because managers failed to promote them or offer training opportunities
The cost of renting a property in England and Wales rose twice as fast as weekly earnings in the 11-months to November, as landlords cashed in on insatiable demand for homes.
The lowest inflation for four years added to the UK’s economic purple patch yesterday, following strong quarterly growth and and declining unemployment in boosting the nation’s recovery prospects next year.
UK Music has revealed the importance of touring for generating funds
Too often displays of affection in public attract male leering
Going for a coffee is now the third most popular leisure outing beating attending a concert or hitting a night club, according to study