October 2018

Government must ‘get a grip’ on Sellafield

Image copyright Getty Images The UK government must “get a grip” on spiralling costs and project delays that have plagued the Sellafield nuclear site, MPs have warned. The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) said in a…



Budget 2018: A bit of a gamble, says IFS

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Budget headlines in two minutes from Andrew Neil The Budget has been branded “a bit of a gamble” by a respected economic research group. The chancellor…


Italy’s economy stalls as eurozone slows down

Image copyright AFP Italy’s economy came to a standstill in the third quarter of the year, registering no growth at all, It comes as the new coalition government is arguing with the European Commission over…



Budget 2018: MPs debate ‘end of austerity’ claim

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionBudget headlines in two minutes MPs will debate the Budget later with Labour dismissing the government’s claim to be ending austerity. Shadow chancellor John McDonnell said welfare…