The Bank of England will not be able to forecast the next financial crisis or recession, one of its top officials said on Tuesday.
An extra �2bn of capital gains tax and self-assessment tax receipts in January helped boost public coffers. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA.
The new 12-sided �1 coin is set to launch next month, and Brits have until 15 October to use up any current coins they have lying around - before they become void later in the year.
It's a tribute to the sheer, awe-inspiring craziness of London property prices that a Mayfair flat for 'just' �500,000 is an eye-popping bargain.
Iodine-131, a man-made radioactive material, is being found in small amounts across the continent. It was found in northern Norway early in January, according to officials, but has been gradually moving across the rest of Europe ever since.