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Scotland offered increased powers as parties unite to rally no voters

Scotland offered increased powers as parties unite to rally no voters

George Osborne says country will get more say in its own tax, spending and welfare after surge in support for yes campaign. Read more…

Posted by admin - September 8, 2014 at 08:49

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Scottish referendum: no campaign makes last stand to keep the union

Scottish referendum: no campaign makes last stand to keep the union

Westminster parties unite over Scottish vote. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 08:43

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Pound slumps to 10-month low after Scottish yes campaign takes poll lead

Pound slumps to 10-month low after Scottish yes campaign takes poll lead

Sterling falls sharply to lowest level since November 2013 as surge in support for pro-independence campaign rattles markets. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 08:37

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George Osborne backs £15bn investment in five northern cities

George Osborne backs £15bn investment in five northern cities

Chancellor meets leaders of Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle and Sheffield over ‘northern powerhouse’ plans. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 6, 2014 at 09:27

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Cameron and Osborne face questions over taxpayer-funded coastal visits

Cameron and Osborne face questions over taxpayer-funded coastal visits

PM and chancellor accused of paying special attention to marginal seats as they visit Eastbourne’s fire ravaged pier. Read more…

Posted by admin - August 2, 2014 at 10:52

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Westminster child abuse claims will get independent inquiry – Osborne

Westminster child abuse claims will get independent inquiry – Osborne

Chancellor says government will find authoritative way to get to the truth of alleged paedophilia by politicians in the 1980s. Read more…

Posted by admin - July 7, 2014 at 09:25

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Mortgage curbs ‘will damage housing market recovery outside London’

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 13, 2014 at 09:44

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Bank of England gets new powers to curb mortgages to prevent asset bubble

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. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:05

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Currency market rigging could become criminal offence

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 12, 2014 at 09:11

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IMF sounds alarm on UK house prices but changes its tune on austerity

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. Read more…

Posted by admin - June 7, 2014 at 11:10

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