Cameron angry over €2.1bn EU surcharge

UK officials played role in endorsing budget calculations

Brussels cash: Who knew what and when?

ONS and Treasury knew; PM found out in car on way to summit

London’s luxury housing market freeze intensifies

Sales in prime central London market fall by a third

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‘Mansion’ owners ponder prospect of tax

Many are contemplating selling to avoid Labour’s proposed levy

UK banks axe branches in favour of digital

Focus on internet and cost-cutting is changing high street banking

UK economy grows 0.7% in third quarter

Britain among the fastest expanding economies in industrial world

UK economy rose 0.7% in third quarter

Expansion marks seventh period of growth

Regulators aim to learn Lehman lessons

Officials seek cross-border plans to unwind failing banks

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Low rates here to stay, says BoE deputy

Ben Broadbent cites lack of inflationary pressures over 30 years

Fresh data show UK growth slowing

Retail, housing and manufacturing numbers all weak

Million older workers forced out

Society urged to adjust to realities of ageing population

Inheritances ‘do not increase’ inequality

IFS finds bequests have little impact on distribution of wealth

UK tops league of non-EU migrant arrivals

Britain accepts three times more than any other member state

MPC minutes signal rates staying on hold

Most members far from convinced of need for early increase

Supercity of north wins more backing

Brics acronym inventor calls for ‘ManSheffLeedsPool’ blueprint

Osborne’s tax cuts pledge in doubt

Prospect of more austerity after September borrowing hits £11.8bn

Tax shortfall adds to deficit problem

Low wages and payment delays by high-income earners hit receipts

Companies question reliance on graduates

Apprenticeships seen as answer to skills shortages

Public sector cuts worsen low-pay trap

Employers missing chance to increase productivity

BoE left red-faced by payments crash

Unclear why backup to RTGS system also failed