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UK Homes, roads and rail: government's investment plans 27 June 2013

The Treasury portions out 100bn on new homes, railways and roads in the second part of the comprehensive spending review - but Labour dismisses the investment as "hot air".

Politics Spending review: Osborne announces where axe will fall 26 June 2013 Channel 4 News

Chancellor George Osborne tells MPs Britain will have to endure another 11.5bn of cuts, with further pain for public sector workers. But infrastructure spending will receive a boost.

Business Chancellor to unveil 11.5bn of spending cuts 26 June 2013 Channel 4 News

Chancellor George Osborne is to draw up the battle lines for the next general election as he sets out his final spending plans before the country goes to the polls in 2015.

World / Australia British and Irish Lions beat Australia in first rugby test 22 June 2013 Channel 4 News

The British and Irish Lions hang on for a 23-21 win over Australia in an enthralling first rugby union test in Brisbane on Saturday.

UK Hammond warns he will 'fight' any future defence cuts 02 March 2013

Defence secretary Philip Hammond warns he will resist further cuts to the armed forces in Chancellor George Osborne's forthcoming spending review.

Gold rush for ParalympicsGB 02 September 2012 Keme Nzerem

ParalympicsGB win another handful of medals across the Olympic Park, including another star performance in the pool by 16-year-old Jessica-Jane Applegate.

World / Belgium Stock markets drop as ECB dashes traders' expectations 02 August 2012 Channel 4 News

Stock markets plunged and the cost of borrowing in Spain and Italy went up as the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi disappointed markets with a non-committal press conference.

UK UK 'heading for double-dip recession' 28 November 2011 Channel 4 News

With the OECD think tank predicting for the first time that Britain is about to slip back into recession, tomorrow's autumn statement will include a slew of policies to boost growth.

Politics Osborne to announce 5bn investment programme 28 November 2011 Channel 4 News

Chancellor George Osborne is set to inject an extra 5bn of capital investment in a bid to stop Britain's economy from falling back into a recession.

Business Record inflation rise piles pressure on 18 October 2011 Channel 4 News

With inflation rising to match record highs, Channel 4 News looks at the effect on the economy and consumer and considers if there are any reasons to be cheerful.