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Labour's John McDonnell quotes Chairman Mao and accuses George Osborne of "economic illiteracy" in the Spending Review.
Once again the term 'World War 3' flies around online
How has the chancellor pulled off the magical trick of cutting less without inflating the deficit?
Police have greeted the news there will be no further cuts to their budgets with disbelief, says Danny Shaw, but what influenced the chancellor's decision?
Network Rail wants to sell £1.8bn of railway arch space, disused depots and shop space in bigger stations to help raise the cash to upgrade UK railways.
A man is arrested on suspicion of rape after the body of a missing student is discovered in a Sheffield river.
The so-called Islamic State group says one of its suicide bombers carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia.
Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in the Commons, when Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell brandished a copy while accusing the government of relying on Chinese investment.
The policies announced by the chancellor in his Autumn Statement and Spending Review have a big effect on your finances. Here's how.
An apprenticeship levy on company payrolls will fund three million places for apprentices, the chancellor says, but business groups call it a "new payroll tax".
The government has agreed to talks at Acas in the junior doctors' dispute - but the strikes have not been called off.
There were an estimated 43,900 excess deaths in England and Wales last winter, the highest number in 15 years.
Buy-to-let landlords and those buying second homes in England and Wales will soon have to pay a stamp duty surcharge, the chancellor has announced.
The UK chancellor has said that the science budget will be protected in real terms - equating to an increase.
Kyle Edmund and James Ward are in contention for the second British singles place at the Davis Cup final against Belgium.
Tyson Fury sings a Bette Midler classic to Wladimir Klitschko at a public workout before Saturday's world title fight.
Tim Wonnacott steps down from Bargain Hunt two months after reports he had had "a bust-up" with the BBC show's producers.
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts a £27bn improvement in the public finances over the next five years.
Researchers have discovered the camera in the Nest Cam security device is always operating - even when turned off by the user.
Digital radio station Radio X may have to change its name after its trademark application was refused.