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Slashed welfare stokes ire of UK poor
Hard-hit citizens say benefits overhaul will make struggle for survival even worse for country's jobless.
Last updated: 04 Apr 2013 10:20 GMT
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
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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