The EU's financial services chief has defended the right to cap City bankers' lavish bonuses in the face of a legal challenge from Britain over new pay rules.
Higher than expected inflation is a problem for George Osborne.
It was impossible to find anybody at last week's meeting of the International Monetary Fund willing to believe that the US will actually default on its debts.
The International Monetary Fund is urging George Osborne to boost spending on Britain's infrastructure despite revising upwards its forecast for UK growth by more than for any other developed country.
Paul Tucker, deputy governor of the Bank of England, told MPs on Tuesday that Britain's banking system would not be safe until top bankers could acknowledge they were taking too many risks.
The Bank of England is to begin consulting over a pay code for top City firms next year to incorporate the recommendation of an influential parliamentary report that bonuses should be deferred over 10 years.
We've observed before how the UK's Office for Budget Revisionism has been leading the creation of the alternative wing of financial comedy by satirising economists' penchant for dodgy predictions with forecasts so misguided they seem deliberately bad.
The 30-year battle over boardroom pay enters a new phase on Tuesday when business secretary Vince Cable hands shareholders the power to throw out executive remuneration policies that are too generous and forces companies to simplify the data they provide about what they pay top bosses.
Google will be criticised by MPs for making "derisory" attempts to curb music and film piracy and using its "perceived power and influence" at the heart of David Cameron's government to shore up its position.
The best part of Ed Miliband's new energy policy is the plan to abolish Ofgem.
For half a century, Sir David Frost, who has died aged 74 of a heart attack, was hardly ever off our television screens, from 1960s satire on the BBC to encounters with the great and good on al-Jazeera. In the process, he became the world's most celebrated television interviewer.
France has failed to secure backing for tough new international tax rules specifically targeting digital companies, such as Google and Amazon, after opposition from the US forced the watering down of proposals that will be presented at this week's G20 summit.
UK Treasury minister David Gauke has given the firmest indication yet of the government's determination to stamp out the kind of tax loopholes exploited by Google and Amazon to avoid UK tax.