Mini budget 2022: experts react to the new UK government’s spending and tax-cut plans

UK chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has just launched the biggest package of tax cuts in half a…

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Will Liz Truss’s economic plans make us richer?

With the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Liz Truss has faced an unprecedented challenge in her…

Huw Edwards: the man hosting BBC’s coverage of the Queen’s funeral

The Welsh journalist’s reporting on Her Majesty’s death has been praised as a broadcasting ‘masterclass’ Huw…

The Kazakh president’s underground business passed through Switzerland

Unpublished documents reveal how Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the current President of Kazakhstan and former Director General of…

UK economy grew more slowly than expected in July

The UK economy grew by 0.2% in July, according to official data, following a sharp drop…

Cornelia Parker at Tate Britain: a ‘mesmerising’ and long overdue retrospective

Cornelia Parker is “at once the most impishly playful and yet profoundly thoughtful artist working today”,…

Truss and Sunak: Solar panels, tax and other claims fact-checked

The two remaining candidates to be prime minister were on the BBC’s Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg.…

Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle at the O2 review: lively, unique but ultimately flawed

Moving on from controversy with a brief UK sojourn Chris Rock and Dave Chappelle have been…

Atom bank hails benefits of four day week six months after introduction

Atom employees said they’d used the day off to spend time with children, go on long…