Financial Crisis

Unemployment is predicted to reach record highs in the UK as the economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic begins to show. But according to one economist, it doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. Pavlina Tcherneva, director of the Economics program at Bard College, New York, believes a federal jobs programme which guarantees work for anyone who applies could significantly help during moments of financial crisis.
Left wing group accuses PM of being willing to "exploit" economic crisis to reshape UK ahead of "deregulatory" US trade deal.
Office for Budget Responsibility chair Robert Chote tells government "this is not a time to be squeamish" about borrowing large sums.
Shadow chancellor spoke out at protest calling for reform of the financial sector.
The former prime minister says the "international cooperation" shown in the wake of the 2008 crisis would not happen now.
Turkey is facing a severe economic crisis, with inflation soaring and a drop in the lira. Questions have arisen around the nation’s economic management as recent US sanctions take effect. European banks are bracing themselves as fears of economic contagion spread.
The extra help unemployed people got during the Great Recession has emboldened states to mistreat them
On debt, it’s vital to go beyond headline measures