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Western wobbles over Syria embolden Putin

Britain and America's abdication of responsiblity will encourage the Russian premier to help Assad impose a brutal peace on Syria<p>Amid all the recrimination over Syria, one central fact remains unchanged. Neither President Bashar al-Assad nor his enemies have the strength to achieve outright …

Downing Street rules out second Syria vote

Downing Street has ruled out a second vote on military action in Syria, after pressure grew for David Cameron to return to the Commons with new …

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Mark Carney delivers first speech : as it happened - August 28, 2013

Mark Carney uses his first speech as governor to convince sceptics of his pledge to keep interest rates at a record low for the next three years.<p><i>Latest</i><p><b>17.20</b> And that is where we are going to close the blog today.<p>Read the latest news <b>here at Telegraph Finance</b>and we will be back in the morning.<p>Thank …

Mark Carney may have to prescribe the medicine for housing bubble

Given that he is the latest hip thing in pop music, Jake Bugg is unlikely to be overly worried about housing bubbles and whether mortgage rates will stay low until 2016. If he continues at his present rate of success, Mr Bugg will probably be able to buy his houses with cash.<p>Mark Carney, the Bank …

ECB cuts interest rates to record low

The European Central Bank has cut interest rates for the first time in 10 months, promising to provide as much liquidity as eurozone banks need well into next year and to help smaller companies get access to credit.<p>The ECB lowered its main interest rate on Thursday by a quarter percentage point to …

After austerity, what?

LIKE France’s François Hollande a year ago, Italy’s Enrico Letta rushed to Berlin immediately after taking power, and with a similar message: Italy …

Half of businesses don't want to stay in EU without reforms - survey

One in two London businesses says they will suffer if Britain stays in the European Union without reforms.<p>Just over half of businesses in the capital say they will suffer if Britain stays in the European Union without reforms, a survey found.<p>The poll by the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry …

George Osborne should start selling the government's RBS and Lloyds stakes now

The question for the government on part-state owned bank is: Why not sell some shares now? The answer should be a resounding yes.<p>All the pieces are moving into place quite neatly. Lloyds Banking Group kicked off the week with a profit for the first three months of the year of £2bn and this morning …