/ Oct 3, 2015

London eyes NFL franchise: Osborne

Britain’s treasury chief pushed his case Friday for placing a permanent NFL franchise in London, saying he hoped the league would move a team to the capital within the next five years. “The real prize, the touchdown for London, would be to get a ...

Britain cuts spending in new austerity drive

/ Jul 9, 2015

Britain cuts spending in new austerity drive

Britain’s finance minister, George Osborne, unveiled fresh austerity measures Wednesday to slash debt, evoking the plight of crisis-hit Greece in the first purely Conservative budget in almost two decades. Osborne drastically cut welfare spending to honor campaign promises to forge ahead with austerity after ...

/ Mar 22, 2013

Key points of U.K. austerity budget

London AFP-JIJI Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced revisions to economic growth forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility. He said the economy is expected to avoid sliding into a triple-dip recession in the first quarter of 2013. The forecast for GDP growth ...