The new GDP figures are expected to put pressure on George Osborne in the runup to the general election on 7 May. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters.
(Reuters) - Labour Party will announce a plan on Monday to scrap the stamp duty for first-time home buyers and give them the right to buy up to half of new homes built locally, as the party lays out its plan to tackle the country's housing crisis ahead of next ...
LONDON�The U.K. government told BP BP. -1.19 % PLC that it would oppose any potential foreign takeover of the company because it wants the oil giant to remain a British company with global clout.
AS awareness towards the Living Wage campaign grows, less than 30 per cent of people believe that poverty is a key election issue.
The United States is poised to flood world markets with once-unthinkable quantities of liquefied natural gas as soon as this year, profoundly changing the geo-politics of global energy and posing a major threat to Russian gas dominance in Europe.