George Osborne has conceded that a housing bubble remains a threat to the recovery following comments by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its annual appraisal of the UK economy.
The chancellor, George Osborne, is expected to announce measures to increase oversight of the £3tn-a-day foreign exchange market as investigations continue into the latest allegations of benchmark-fixing in the City.
David Cameron was accused on Sunday of blackmail and threats as his attempts to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming president of the European commission put him at the centre of a power struggle for control of the European Union.
It started as a terrible week for Nick Clegg, with a trouncing from the electorate and an attack on his political life by an ally of Vince Cable.
The Bank of England did not need the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development to point out the risks of a property bubble in the UK.
Europe's highest court dealt a blow to George Osborne's attempts to defend the interests of the City when it threw out Britain's legal challenge to a tax on financial transactions.
Tax campaigners have questioned whether Starbucks will make a significant additional contribution to Treasury coffers after the coffee chain announced that it is moving its European head office from the Netherlands to the UK.
UK inflation fell to its lowest level in more than four years last month, easing the burden on households after years of squeezed incomes.
The scale of Britain's growing inequality is revealed today by a report from a leading charity showing that the country's five richest families now own more wealth than the poorest 20% of the population.
The UK economy will exceed its pre-recession peak this summer, according to the latest predictions from British businesses, despite warnings that the recovery is on shaky foundations as a booming housing market stokes consumer confidence .
2013 was the year that 800,000 people were lifted out of fuel poverty – by a change in the definition.
Pay expectations of senior City workers below board level have leapt in 2013, amid predictions of a 44% bonus increase for senior staff.
Royal Bank of Scotland is unlikely to face a breakup as the costs would outweigh the benefits, Fitch Ratings said.