A new IFS analysis has put the Chancellor's fiscal plans under the spotlight as he prepares to announce his next Budget in March.
The UK is to lose another coal-fired plant from its dwindling power capacity after French firm Engie said it will shut the 1GW Rugeley power station in Staffordshire.
Another major supplier trims its standard gas tariff but the reduction will not take effect until the end of the winter. 10:39, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
High-value notes are the currency of choice for top criminals and scrapping them would disrupt their business, a report finds. 15:53, UK, Monday 08 February 2016.
India has overtaken China as the fastest growing major economy in the world, expanding by 7.3pc at the end of 2015 and cementing its position as one of the sole bright spots in a flailing global economy.