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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

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Vince Cable, economic spokesman for the Liberal Democrats
Banks ‘too big to fail’

By staff The UK banking system must move away from lenders that are too big to fail, Vince Cable said yesterday. At a conference of the think tank Reform at the London Stock Exchange, the Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman said: “Three of the five biggest banks in the world are British-based and protected. “The… Read more »

The world is facing the same crisis
World economy to grind to a halt

By staff The world economy will grow at its slowest rate since the second world war in 2009, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has claimed. In a severe revision of its previous forecast, the IMF warned the global economy was about to take a “sharp turn for the worse”. “We now expect the global… Read more »