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  • 8 Apr 2011

    Britain will not pay a penny more than its legal obligations to help bail out Portugal, George Osborne stresses, as finance ministers meet in Budapest to thrash out a rescue package.

  • 7 Apr 2011

    As Portugal becomes the latest EU country to ask for a bailout, George Osborne says the Government’s austerity measures are needed to prevent a similar crisis in the UK. Faisal Islam takes a look.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne claims his Budget will “put fuel into the tank of the British economy” as he cuts petrol duty by 1p a litre and unveils a package of measures to boost businesses.

  • 23 Mar 2011

    It’s the business end of the political season for Chancellor George Osborne and his delivery of the Budget had echoes of Britain’s top football manager, says Peter McHugh.

  • 5 Mar 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne signals he will use the budget to cancel the planned increase in fuel duty. Meanwhile Labour’s Ed Miliband warns that families will be hardest hit by the cuts.

  • 28 Jan 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne has defended his austerity plan to Channel 4 News saying that abandoning the deficit reduction plan, would drag the country “back into the danger zone”.

  • 28 Jan 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne has defended his austerity plan to Channel 4 News saying that abandoning the deficit reduction plan, would drag the country “back into the danger zone”.

  • 4 Jan 2011

    The Chancellor, George Osborne, defends the rise in VAT which came into effect today, saying that the government had no hidden plans to introduce further tax increases.

  • 10 May 2011

    This time last year we were all still wondering what kind of relationship we were about to get? David and Nick? Nick and Gordon? Nick and David Miliband? Were they just political dating? Moving in together? Or getting married? A year on David Cameron is the dominant partner, Nick Clegg has gone from most eligible bachelor to public hate figure. And Ed Miliband is still there trying to tempt him to leave the relationship and move in with Labour. So let’s start the couples therapy with David Cameron.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    Former home secretaries John Reid and Alan Johnson go head-to-head on Channel 4 News ahead of the referendum on AV, as an expert panel analyses the “Yes” and “No” campaigns.

  • 18 Apr 2011

    Exclusive: the Coalition Government is pushing ahead with private finance initiative (PFI) projects despite branding the funding model as “discredited” and “dodgy” before the 2010 election.

  • 17 Apr 2011

    David Cameron insists the referendum on the AV voting system will not break the Coalition, as Lib Dem blogger Mark Pack tells Channel 4 News the “No” campaigners have “sunk to desperate tactics”.

  • 11 Apr 2011

    Banking report: is it a game-changer?

    Is the independent report on banking “transformative”? Economics Editor Faisal Islam is not convinced.

  • 4 Apr 2011

    As redundancies are announced in the army and navy and the head of the RAF says his service is ‘at full stretch’, Channel 4 News hears calls to re-open the Strategic Defence Spending Review.

  • 28 Mar 2011

    OsBallism: The Government and opposition are closer than they think

    Despite the protests, arguments and riots, post-Budget the government and opposition are much closer than either would like to admit argues Faisal Islam