UK budget has cut duty on whisky by 2 per cent.

Main points of UK budget Tax The income tax personal allowance is to rise to £10,800 next year and £11,000 the year after, making typic(...)

Basil Geoghegan: State aid might have gone in the door of the Irish banks but it immediately went out

The Government’s decision to introduce a blanket bank guarantee in September 2008 was “unwise” and “unwarranted”, a key adviser on banking strategy at(...)

State-run “zombie bank” UK Asset Resolution owed £48.7 billion when it was created in October 2010. Photograph: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

Britain’s “bad bank” that is running down the loans of two bailed out lenders said today it repaid £3.8 billion (€4.5 billion) to the government in th(...)

Minister for finance Brian Lenihan:  took charge of the State coffers just as “the building boom was coming to a shuddering end”.

It is like a scene from another world. In New York, the Lehman bankruptcy brings the capitalist system close to collapse. Giant banks and insurers tee(...)

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