Osborne signals English revolution

Chancellor to boost regions from Cornwall to the Northeast

Greek banks prepare plan to raid deposits

‘Haircut’ of 30% considered on customers’ funds above €8,000

Luxury homes bubble begins to deflate

Estate agents say stamp duty change has clobbered wealthy buyers

Shell set to drill in Arctic this month

Energy group faces fierce opposition from environmentalists

Treasury considers pension tax shake-up

Providers alarmed at call to end upfront relief on contributions

Monsanto challenges Syngenta resistance

US agribusiness group may seek alternative targets

China fails to stem share market turmoil

Shanghai shares have fallen nearly 30 per cent in past three weeks

Chancellor George Osborne

Osborne plans ‘non-dom’ tax crackdown

End of inheritance status and increase of charge expected

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Kids Company chief quits after funds held

Details emerge of government concern over management

World Bank redacts criticism of China

Report had warned of risks from debt and wasteful investment

Malaysia PM denies $681m payments claim 

Allegations are most serious yet in worsening scandal

‘Workplace Isa’ to shake up pensions market

Ros Altmann floats idea of new forms of retirement saving

Comment & Analysis

Irish publicans’ bank run in reverse

Pubs became the principal clearing houses during bankers’ strikes in the 1960s and 1970s, writes Peter Cunningham

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History and the Heathrow expansion

History shows that UK eventually builds the infrastructure it needs, writes Andrew Adonis

The Lord is our shepherd in US politics

It is now our fate to have two political parties that are positioned on God’s side

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