George Osborne The Chancellor, George Osborne. Public sector net borrowing, excluding public sector banks, stood at �7.2bn in April.
The East of England recorded 21 foreign direct investment (FDI) projects in 2015, which is an increase of 40% on 2014 when the region attracted 15 projects.
Conservative councillors have passed an application to frack in the Yorkshire Dales by Third Energy, signalling the return of shale gas exploitation in the UK after a five year break, writes Victoria Seabrook.
More effort is needed to fight money laundering within China as the country becomes more integrated into global markets , the People ' s Bank of China has urged .
It's no secret that Barclays (LSE: BARC) is struggling. The bank's shares have been under constant selling pressure since the beginning of the year and have lost around 19% year-to-date, excluding dividends.