In a surprise move, the Chancellor tells MPs that his much-criticised plans to cut tax credits to working families are to be abandoned entirely.
Chancellor George Osborne says tax credit reforms will go ahead, despite the government's dramatic defeat in the Lords on cuts for millions of low-income families.
Will the poorer get poorer after the benefit changes announced by George Osborne? Darshna Soni meets a single mum with eight children, who is worried she could be evicted because of the welfare cap.
Flares, placards, whistles and a few celebrities - the streets of London are filled with protesters calling for an end to the government's austerity cuts.
The surge in support for the radical left Podemos party in Spain's regional elections is the latest manifestation of a spectre haunting Europe: the rise of the anti-austerity movement.