Consumption increased by 0.4%.
Peter Wilby's "First Thoughts" column.
The government is ignoring the flip side of the its deficit reduction targets: they require us all to spend more.
Cutting the "jobs tax" was the best move the Chancellor made, but Labour should go further, writes Nick Pecorelli.
Being controlled by global financial interests does not benefit ordinary people, their economy or democracy, writes the Jubilee Debt Campaign's Tim Jones.
Forcing migrants into whatever work's going will render exploitation a breeze.
There are problems with the currency. But not those problems.
The government of Cyprus has introduced draconian restrictions on capital to prevent a bank run and capital flight.
An exodus after the election?
The Help to Buy program uses some nice accounting tweaks to get away with being deficit neutral.
Perhaps the Russian oligarchs’ days of hassle-free, tax-free, risk-free banking are finally over...
The coalition’s Plan B is now in full operation – crossing fingers and toes and hoping something will turn up.
Our housing market is overheating as it is. The last thing we need is a massive lending spree.
The OBR confirms: this budget is tinkering around the edges.
Laura Kuenssberg's diary.
Join us as we cover George Osborne's fourth budget in office. Scroll to the bottom for the latest.
Youth unemployment rises rapidly.
Our young people need businesses to take a fresh look at them – and at work experience, writes Crossrail's Valerie Todd.
The real value of the projects we should be starting now will be measured over decades.
Are we heading down the same road?
RPI sent out to the great big spreadsheet in the sky.
Should we be cheering one of the first wealth taxes of this millennium?
Europe – and that includes Britain – is unavoidably connected.
The Overton window is shifting, and now might be the time for an FTT.
The underlying currency might not work without the inflated prices.
The CPS' Ryan Bourne gives its hitlist for the 2013 budget.
“Syriza knows what’s at stake and is after a wide consensus for political change in Greece. This is something that departs from the narrow limits of the radical left.”
The tax, the Russians, the insurance, the surprise, and the future.
Chancellor says Brits in Cyprus on military or government service will be protected from the levy.