The British public's expectations for inflation over the next 12 months fell to its lowest level in more than 13 years last month, according to a survey on Friday from the Bank of England.
LONDON - British broadcasters said on Friday they would go ahead with a series of U.S.-style pre-election TV debates despite Prime Minister David Cameron's refusal to take part on their terms.
- The British government would like to "get rid of" its stake in Royal Bank of Scotland as quickly as possible, British finance minister George Osborne was quoted saying on Friday, but warned a sale could take years to complete.
LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron torpedoed plans for a series of U.S.-style TV debates before a close-fought national election in Britain, a spoiling tactic widely seen as a move to protect his own high personal ratings and to deprive rivals of publicity.
LONDON - Britain's anti-EU UK Independence Party promised on Wednesday to stop "mass immigration" if it has any influence in the next government, saying it thought less than 50,000 net immigrants a year was about the right figure.
LONDON - British living standards remain below those before the last national election in 2010, a leading think tank said on Wednesday, putting Prime Minister David Cameron's economic record back in the spotlight ahead of May 7's election.
LONDON - British Prime Minister David Cameron said tackling child sexual abuse was a national priority on a par with organised crime on Tuesday, announcing measures to prevent systematic abuse.
Growth in Britain's construction industry jumped unexpectedly to a four-month high last month, adding to evidence Britain's economy started 2015 strongly, although building firms hired staff at the slowest pace in more than a year.
LONDON - Britain's Conservatives would double the planned number of cut-price new homes available to first-time buyers if re-elected, Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday in a bid to woo voters ahead of a close national vote in May.
British manufacturing growth hit a seven-month high in February, according to a survey which adds to signs that Britain's economy started 2015 on a strong footing, albeit one based mostly on domestic demand.