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Inequality: Are the rich cashing in?

Mehdi Hasan challenges former Reagan economic adviser Arthur Laffer on whether slashing taxes helps rich and poor.


Scottish oil jobs drowning in the North Sea

Plummeting prices and high taxes are creating a crisis for the offshore oil and gas industry on the North Sea.

Business & Economy

Snap poll likely as Japan hit by recession

Dismal results expected to prompt Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to call a snap election in world's third largest economy.


India hunts for 'black money' kept abroad

Supreme Court orders investigators to probe more than 600 foreign bank accounts over suspected tax evasion.


Protests held in Hungary against internet tax

Protesters march for second time in three days against tax which they believe is an attempt to restrict freedoms.

Business & Economy

Internet-tax proposal angers Hungarians

Rally in Budapest opposes government's plan for levy on data use that would be the first tax of its kind in the world.