HS2: Treasury warns new rail line could cost £73bn

Brief Wed 21 Aug, AT 11:45

Officials have privately voiced concerns over the spiralling budget of the High Speed rail link

Army won't be able to win wars if cuts continue, general warns

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Jun, AT 10:16

Gen Sir Peter Wall intervenes as Treasury and MoD negotiate further spending cuts

Is Lloyds Banking Group sell-off months away?

One-Minute Read Mon 10 Jun, AT 12:40

George Osborne is expected to signal desire to begin reprivatisation of Lloyds and RBS by next general election

Scottish independence: Treasury report warns of Sterling danger

One-Minute Read Tue 23 Apr, AT 11:33

'The economic rationale for the UK to agree to enter a formal sterling union with a separate state is unclear'

Who's running the show? George Osborne or the Bank of England?

Wed 20 Feb, AT 10:35 Richard Ehrman

Isn't it the job of our elected representatives to steer the economy, rather than unaccountable bank officials?

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We can enjoy the Olympics but trouble waits behind the gloss

Opinion digest Fri 27 Jul, AT 11:33

Opinion digest: under the Olympic gloss, how to enjoy sport, and the Treasury problem

Cash in hand row: David Gauke's priorities under fire

First Reaction Tue 24 Jul, AT 15:27

Gauke might be right that paying cash to builders is 'morally wrong', but Bob Diamond did more harm than Bob the Builder

IMF says Chancellor might have to reverse austerity next year

First Reaction Fri 20 Jul, AT 09:26

IMF raises spectre of prolonged house price slump and says markets wouldn't punish UK for easing off on spending cuts

Osborne gets off lightly as IMF cuts UK growth forecast again

First Reaction Tue 17 Jul, AT 11:39

IMF refuses to call for reversal of austerity despite saying in May that a Plan B would be necessary if growth fell again