West Yorkshire Police have 'opened an investigation' after Reverend Paul Flowers was purportedly filmed discussing the purchase of class A drugs
Rail bosses challenge claims over HS2 budget
It is designed to help users sleep better, exercise more effectively and stay away from unhealthy food
George Osborne was challenged over whether he gave in to intense lobbying by bankers to force regulators to water down demands for banks to raise more capital to protect themselves against future shocks.
Relaxed but no revolutionary, Mark Carney keeps banking reform on the table
Bank of England Governor Sir Mervyn King today said it would be “depressing” if bankers choose to defer their bonuses until after the introduction of the new 45p income tax rate.
The Business Secretary, Vince Cable, faced embarrassment yesterday after he told MPs that a new committee set up to promote economic growth had not held any meetings – even though he attended two of them.
Google chiefs face the prospect of being hauled before MPs to explain themselves over their tax avoidance schemes, the Independent has learned.
Politicians have been virtually "useless" so far at getting to the truth behind the banking scandal, one of the MPs responsible for investigating the affair has admitted.
Diamond faces recall to Parliament – but Select Committee member says inquiry isn't working
Bankers involved in the interest rate rigging scandal could be questioned by a QC as well as MPs and Lords as part of a joint Parliamentary inquiry agreed yesterday.
Bob Diamond, the former Barclays chief executive, indicated he would fight to keep his multimillion-pound pay-off after stepping down in the wake of the interest rate-fixing scandal, despite admitting he was in charge of bankers whose "behaviour… was reprehensible".
Conservative MPs do not share George Osborne's optimism that the economy will pick up in the second half of this year, according to an exclusive survey for i.
Thousands of students are going to find themselves taking what I call an "accidental gap year"; namely they were set to go to university but there was no place for them this year.
Growing numbers of senior Conservatives are concerned about the ability of the Chancellor to deliver the Coalition's pledge of eliminating Britain's structural deficit by 2015.
People don't understand what big money is at all. We have so few opportunities to understand it without living through the hyperinflation of Weimar Germany