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British government defends welfare cuts
Finance minister and Work and Pensions Secretary say new welfare cuts will encourage more Britons to work.
Last updated: 01 Apr 2013 12:29 GMT
Moody's strips UK of triple-A credit rating
Agency cuts rating by one notch, saying weak growth prospects have derailed government's deficit-reduction strategy.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2013 11:42 GMT
Debate on soda tax bubbles up in UK
Health charities champion the levy in fight against obesity, but critics say measure would unfairly tax consumer choice.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2013 13:56 GMT
UK unemployment falls dramatically
Jobless rate decreases by biggest quarterly amount in a decade, but many households remain under financial pressure.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2012 16:17 GMT
UK government to make further spending cuts
Finance minister tells parliament latest data shows debt-to-GDP ratio not falling as planned, meaning more cuts needed.
Last updated: 05 Dec 2012 21:18 GMT
A note on causes
If we want to make "another world" possible, we need communication that cuts through the grandstanding of politicians.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 07:51 GMT
Canadian named new UK Bank governor
Surprise announcement makes Mark Carney, head of Canada's central bank, first non-British citizen to lead institution.
Last updated: 26 Nov 2012 17:23 GMT
The pied piper of economic growth
It's time to distinguish between GDP growth and the common interest - they aren't always the same thing, says Dan Hind.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2012 08:15 GMT
UK economy breaks out of recession
Economic growth for third quarter comes in at 1.0 per cent, beating expectations on back of successsful Olympics.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 14:42 GMT
British protesters demand end to austerity
Thousands march through London in biggest protest so far this year against policy of spending cuts and tax increases.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2012 19:33 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
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What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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