Protest Spain austerity

Austerity retreats as refuseniks make gains across Europe

Summary Tue 8 May, AT 10:05

Established parties are feeling the heat as economies falter and voters react. Could Italy be next?

Mole

Francois Hollande: win gives Miliband chance to push Plan B

Mon 7 May, AT 09:45 The Mole

French result presents Labour with a political opportunity, but there are dangers too

Construction

UK set for 'dismal growth' as Item Club predicts 0.4% rate

One-Minute Read Mon 16 Apr, AT 10:38

Bank of England has done the right thing, but UK businesses are too risk-averse says report

Athens riots

Tragedy of Greek pensioner puts focus on rising austerity suicides

First Post Thu 5 Apr, AT 09:52

Man kills himself in protest at pension cut on day fears rise of further eurozone difficulties

Comment

50p tax cut caps chances of overall Tory majority in 2015

Opinion digest Thu 22 Mar, AT 09:48

Opinion Digest: Ian Birrell and Max Hastings on the Budget – and it it time Dr Who had a male assistant?

Richard Ehrman

Alienating the elderly is unwise. But the big worry is growth

Thu 22 Mar, AT 08:33 Richard Ehrman

The furore over pensions might ease with time, but there's still no sign of the economy perking up

Cameron's pledge on executive pay risks sounding hollow

Talking Point Mon 9 Jan, AT 11:49

The Government wants to be seen to be addressing the issue of fairness, but is it just buying time?

Mole

Labour fury as Ed lets PM make the running on a 'fairer' Britain

Mon 9 Jan, AT 07:56 The Mole

The best hope is that David Miliband will stop sulking and decide to help his brother out

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