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Sir Mervyn King gives green light to miss UK debt goal

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Fri 21 Sep, AT 15:39

King says Chancellor has a good excuse because world economy is in trouble, but claims economic recovery is on its way

GDP figures revised: recession not as bad as was first thought

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Fri 24 Aug, AT 13:57

Economy 'only' shrank 0.5 per cent in Q2, but the outlook is still bleak say economists


‘Profiteering’ Santander raises mortgage rate for 300,000

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Thu 23 Aug, AT 10:59

Borrowers face further rate rises as Santander blames the increased cost of banking


How to help UK economy: give every family back £1,000

Opinion digest
Wed 15 Aug, AT 11:08

Opinion Digest: post-Olympic stimulus, and a pre-A-levels pep talk from the Education Secretary


Coalition aims to soothe Olympic hangover with economic cure

Mon 13 Aug, AT 08:47
The Mole

After the mother of all parties, Conservatives plan growth bill that might annoy Lib Dem partners

Who is Sir David Walker, new Barclays chairman?

Fri 10 Aug, AT 08:53

City establishment figure, aged 72, takes helm at crisis-hit bank

Mervyn King slams US regulator over Standard Chartered claims

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Wed 8 Aug, AT 15:12

Bank governor criticises US regulator for raising money laundering claims while inquiry is ongoing

Mervyn King

UK growth forecast cut to zero but King tries to be cheery

First Reaction
Wed 8 Aug, AT 13:01

Bank chief evokes Olympic spirit but analyst compares UK economy to marathon runner in a diving suit

Standard Chartered scandal: what is UK bank accused of?

First Post
Tue 7 Aug, AT 08:38

Bank faces Wall Street exit after US regulator accuses it of breaching sanctions in 'rogue' dealings with Iran


Boris is a good political clown, but do we want a joker for PM?

Opinion digest
Fri 3 Aug, AT 11:12

Opinion Digest: Boris Johnson hasn't a chance – and nor do state school pupils when it comes to sport