It is 12 months since the government removed its spare room subsidy, dubbed the "bedroom tax" by critics. It is designed to save money and free up under-occupied homes, so what effect has it had?
For years, those with money in savings accounts have received a raw deal. Now the chancellor, with the 2015 election in mind, has unveiled a budget for savers and pensioners.
The 1970s get a bad press. Economic ruin, union strife, racism, Jimmy Savile, embarrassing music - the list is endless. But was this decade really as bad as it's portrayed?
As the British and French leaders hold a summit at an RAF base, Channel 4 News looks at the recent history of bad blood between the two countries.
After years of lacklustre growth, the recovery appears to be taking off at last. Good news for Chancellor George Osborne, but even he is not celebrating yet.
He was the fresh-faced politician on the block in 2010. But with the Rennard row showing no signs of easing, Nick Clegg looks weary and his party is in the doldrums. So what next for the Lib Dems?
The Co-op has a proud history, but after the resignation of its chairman, the Paul Flowers affair and the proposed financial rescue by US hedge funds, Channel 4 News looks at what the future holds.
With just hours before the US hits its debt ceiling, there is concern that a default by the world's biggest economy could trigger a financial crisis across the globe.
Russia says it is working on a "concrete plan" that would see Syria's chemical weapons dismantled. How might this be achieved and what are the obstacles?