Google’s tax affairs came in for criticism again yesterday after an appearance in front of parliament’s Public Accounts Committee. Rent has gone up in every single region for the first time since 2011 according to one survey; we look at what impact the government’s house buying schemes will have on the rental market. And as pop fans get ready for the Eurovision song contest tomorrow evening, we take a look at the latest news from the eurozone – with a musical twist.
How people are persuaded to give away their plastic
Retirement has a detrimental impact on mental and physical health, says a new study by the Institute of Economic Affairs, a think tank.
The UK’s so-called “fuel poverty gap” is widening, although the total number in fuel poverty has fallen, according to a government report.
A treasure trove of literary first editions collected by an English teacher from Stirling has sold at auction for a total of £226,000.
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has won its case in the High Court, where it had been accused of illegally letting investment bank Goldman Sachs off part of its tax bill.
BP wants Prime Minister David Cameron to intervene over the escalating cost of compensating US companies for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster in 2010. As unemployment rises and wage increases slow down, we ask if the economy is on the right track. And questions are raised over the benefits to the economy for the new high speed rail network. We take a look at the concerns.