21 September 2014 Last updated at 22:39

US calls for EU to 'boost' economyEuropean flag

The US Treasury Secretary urges eurozone countries to "boost demand" in order to reduce unemployment and avoid deflation.

People queuing outside Job Centre Plus office in LondonLabour makes £8 minimum wage pledge

The minimum wage would rise to £8 per hour by the end of the next parliament if Labour wins the general election, leader Ed Miliband promises.

'No' supporters celebrateScottish 'No' vote 'relief' for firms

Businesses speak of 'relief' over Scotland's rejection of independence, and banks say they will no longer be shifting operations out of Scotland.

Robert Peston Article written by Robert Peston Robert Peston Economics editor

Which budget will matter?

As and when decisions on income taxes, welfare and public spending are devolved to the nations, will the budgets for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland become more important than the UK's famous budget?

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