For three decades, Britain’s powerful have sought close relations with Rupert Murdoch and his newspapers. Now politicians, police and businesses are all finding that closeness is becoming dangerous.
Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne made savers the main beneficiaries of his annual budget yesterday as he announced the biggest shakeup of the British pensions industry for almost a century.
British Prime Minister David Cameron ’s once-in-a-generation budget gamble is paying off for now as the economy’s unexpected strength eases investors’ qualms over the risk of a renewed recession.
British Prime Minister David Cameron ’s reliance on welfare cuts to balance the budget left some economists and analysts doubting he will achieve the biggest deficit reduction ever.
"This is defusing an issue that could be very opportune for Labour."
- Wyn Grant on Dec 01, 2014