Helia Ebrahimi is the Economics Correspondent for Channel 4 News.
Channel 4 News' Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi reports on the big changes in the economy and the public finances - and how they'll influence the world you live in.
Ten million people across the UK live in social housing, many of them in tower blocks like Grenfell. What the fire revealed was not just the desperate state of some of that housing stock, but the state of Britain, where the price of private property is soaring, driving inequality between home owners and those who…
How much of the deficit has Britain paid off? Can the government afford to change tack on public spending cuts?
The Glastonbury festival chants Jeremy Corbyn’s name as the Labour leader introduces hip-hop act Run The Jewels. Just what is going in with British politics?
Andy Haldane, chief economist of the Bank of England, caused waves on the foreign exchanges yesterday after he disagreed with the Bank’s governor by suggesting interest rates should go up.
The pound has risen sharply on the foreign exchanges, bouncing back from yesterday’s losses, after the Bank of England’s chief economist Andy Haldane revealed he would support an interest rate rise later this year, in contrast with the Bank’s governor Mark Carney.
The Bank of England came close to delivering a big shock today, when three members of its Monetary Policy Committee voted to raise interest rates.
The business case set out in the Tory manifesto aims for a balanced budget by 2025, ten years behind the original deadline set by David Cameron.
Economics Correspondent Helia Ebrahimi has been going through the figures in detail and looking at the effect of Labour’s tax plans on business.
If there’s one thing the markets don’t like, it’s political uncertainty and risk. But that’s the story here, as well as in France and Germany. Europe’s three biggest economies are all facing hugely important elections this year.
The Prime Minister’s shock move triggered turbulence on the markets.
Turkey’s president is claiming victory tonight in his country’s referendum to award him sweeping new powers.
t’s an ambitious target and one that the government is on course to miss. The UK is currently committed to getting 15 per cent of its energy from renewable sources by 2020, under the EU’s Renewable Energy Directive.
Now it’s meant to change our lives for the better – but will Artificial Intelligence save us or enslave us? AI – computers that can think like humans – has enthusiastic supporters – who believe it’ll trigger an upheaval rivalling the Industrial Revolution.
Artificial Intelligence – once the stuff of science fiction, it’s now becoming a reality across our society. Healthcare is one area where doctors believe AI could transform the way patients are treated – so could it be a saviour for the cash strapped NHS?
In the last hour, America’s Federal Reserve has raised its benchmark interest rate for the second time in three months, a sign that the US economy is growing healthier.