The results of Mr Osborne’s strategy were both predictable and predicted. But he has continued regardless.
Chancellor included 4G receipts and gilt interest payments to make it appear as if the deficit will fall this year.
The refrain is that the Chancellor must do something – anything – but few have any confidence that he will.
Officials defend the “time-bomb at the heart of Europe”.
Osborne said the economy was "on the right track" but the Bank warns growth could disappear in Q4.
Troika infighting leaves Greek bailout shrouded in uncertainty.
The country's fifth in 15 years.
The country now waits on its creditors to save it from imminent bankruptcy.
Congress must overcome its partisan rifts.
The US has grown by 2.3 per cent in the last year, while the UK has remained flat.
The coalition against austerity is overwhelming.
The effects of the second recession have been reversed by 1 per cent growth this quarter.
Slumping private sector output, rising debt, and general malaise foreshadow further decline.
Via Sky's Ed Conway, a chart which shows exactly how bad this recession has been. Income per capita is low, and getting lower.
The Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute and weak global markets hit exports.
The economy might appear to be improving but forecasters predict a "triple-dip recession" and rising unemployment.
Estimates rarely change that much, but have got worse since the crash.
After returning to growth in the third quarter, the economy is in danger of shrinking again in the fourth quarter.
Who has really been telling "shameful lies"?
Equivalent to almost £10,000 per person.
Foreign Direct Investment will help some of India, but won't correct growing inequalities.
Romney and Ryan don’t have a credible economic plan.
Have Britain’s politicians finally realised that EU rules are not an impediment to an active industrial policy?
One of the problems fiscal conservatives have is that most of them can't actually agree about what they are conservative about.
The ONS examines how employment is rising, even while GDP falls.
The second estimate for GDP in the second quarter of 2012 has been revised upwards, from a contraction of 0.7 per cent to a contraction of "just" 0.5 per cent.
The amount lost to foreign countries through tax dodging far outstrips the aid budget – and it could get worse.
"What might be an appropriate tactical response in some cases could not be considered to be a comprehensive strategic solution."