Help to Buy used by almost 40,000 people

Labour slams coalition for lowest housebuilding level since 1920s

History lesson gives Cameron a headache

Secret UK report into 1975 EEC referendum reveals friction

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Former City troubleshooter to run Ofsted

Trustee of academies chain to head schools inspection body

Holidaymakers enjoy the weather in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
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Coastal town floats to top of poll battle

Lowestoft is a key battleground for Labour, Tories and Ukip

Ukraine crisis shows Nato flaws, MPs warn

Cyber attacks and use of militias create new challenges

The proposed Garden Bridge by Thomas Heatherwick
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Mayor calls for £1.3tn London investment

Infrastructure improvements targeted as population grows

Foreign investors sell off gilts

Reduced holdings come ahead of a possible rise in interest rates

James Ferguson illustration
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Britain’s new enemies: immigrants and capitalists

The nation is left with an unhappy choice of populisms

Juncker considers creating financial services tsar

London fears tilt of policy towards eurozone

UK bankers feel shortchanged by bonus clampdown

Industry worried about red tape, enforcement and competition

Cameron steps up rhetoric against Russia

UK prime minister likens conflict to 1940s Belgium and Poland

Insurers worry driverless cars are ‘existential threat’

Announcement gives green light to vehicles

Hammond holds emergency meeting on Ebola

Government ‘absolutely focused’ on implications for Britain

Balls attacks Tory economic priorities

Shadow chancellor says Tories ‘stand up for the few’

BoE unveils stricter rules on bonuses

Proposals include threat of jail for reckless bankers

Peers criticise ‘right to be forgotten’ ruling

European court attempting to ‘enforce the impossible’

SFO sends in specialists to probe Lloyds

Political pressure mounts to take action against individuals

Parties battle for votes on migration

Labour and Tories send out tough messages on benefits policy

Old debts put Labour still deep in the red

Opposition party owes more than all its rivals

£5.8bn of NHS work could go private

Slow rate of contract awards disappoints healthcare market