George Osborne

By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Aug 29th, 2012
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By Kofi Thompson Today, dear reader, I am sharing an article posted on the online version of the UK newspaper, The Telegraph – at 7:26PM BST, on 27 August, 2012 – by John Longworth, who is Director General of the British Chambers of Commerce. Entitled “Creating a business bank is th...
By benim
In Libya
Oct 12th, 2011
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London – Britain’s Defence Minister Liam Fox says UK military involvement in Libya will cost about £300m. In a written statement to lawmakers on Wednesday, Fox said the cost of Nato-led operations for Britain – from the start of missions in March up to the middle of December –...
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In News
Aug 15th, 2011
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British finance minister George Osborne is recruiting international support for his unyielding stance on deficit cutting, the Financial Times said on Monday. In an editorial article published in the FT, Osborne and several co-authors called for “hard decisions on spending, entitlements and taxa...
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In Europe
Aug 11th, 2011
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European stock markets fell in early trading Thursday, largely on concerns about the fiscal health of the continent’s banks. But the markets bounced back in the afternoon, after French and German leaders scheduled an emergency summit to address the euro zone’s debt crisis. It looked like another day ...
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In East Africa
Apr 21st, 2011
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An Ethiopian family of 12 are being put up in a vast house costing the taxpayer almost £1,500-a-week just two months after arriving in Britain. The couple and their 10 children are receiving a staggering £1,460-a-week housing benefit from the cash-strapped Tower Hamlets council in London – Brit...