Future of Tower of London Poppy Display Secured Centrepiece of installation to tour UK for 4 years.
Chancellor to Waive £1 Million VAT on Tower of London Poppies Government will donate amount equivalent to expected VAT receipts from sale of the poppies using some of LIBOR fines collected from banks.
Manchester to Get Directly Elected Mayor Part of radical plans to devolve power and control to cities.
Mortgage curbs ‘will damage housing market recovery outside London’ George Osborne’s cap on borrowings, such as squeeze on loan-to-income ratio, judged a ‘retrograde step’ by experts.
Bank of England gets new powers to curb mortgages to prevent asset bubble Bank of England governor Mark Carney warns rate rise could come as soon as this year.
Currency market rigging could become criminal offence Manipulating bond and commodity markets also might be criminalised as part of government promise to clean up City.
IMF sounds alarm on UK house prices but changes its tune on austerity Christine Lagarde urges government to rethink Help to Buy and says organisation underestimated UK’s recovery.
George Osborne accused of making climate change worse with tax breaks Friends of the Earth claims chancellor handed out £2.7bn of incentives to North Sea oil and gas firms.
Osborne insists he is not bluffing over currency union with Scotland Chancellor invokes his oath to tell truth before MPs’ committee as he insists his rejection of deal is not campaigning tactic.
George Osborne: Bank of England can act to cool housing market Chancellor says it is up to the Bank to make judgment over property prices as concern grows over housing bubble.