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Labour: UK economic situation is a ‘very British crisis’
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Labour: severance pay ‘goes against every sense of decency’
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Severance payout: Truss and Kwarteng to pocket up to €19,000 for time in office
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UK Prime Minister Liz Truss Resigns
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Jeremy Hunt arrives at 10 Downing Street
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Scottish Tory leader welcomes appointment of Jeremy Hunt
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UK Finance Minister Kwasi Kwarteng Is Fired
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Jeremy Hunt arrives home after Chancellor announcement
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Kwarteng arrives home after being sacked as chancellor
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Truss: 'Incredibly sorry to lose' Kwarteng
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Truss confirms corporation tax increase
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Kwasi Kwarteng sacked as Chancellor after just 38 days
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Finance minister Kwasi Kwarteng confirms he's left UK government
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Kwasi Kwarteng departs Downing St after being sacked
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Kwarteng lands back in UK after early return from Washington
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Hands defends Kwarteng’s early return from the US
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Deputy PM arrives at Downing Street
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‘I’m not going anywhere’, says Kwasi Kwarteng
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Tensions run high as Kwarteng fields Treasury questions
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Mel Stride: Govt's debt plan U-turn should reassure markets
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Despite chancellor's reassurances after Kwarteng's disastrous mini-budget there is no magic cure | Paul KelsoThe last time a chancellor of the exchequer appeared on the Sunday morning political shows he helped kick the economy off a cliff-edge.
Kwarteng: 'I told Truss we should slow down after mini-budget'Kwasi Kwarteng claims he told Liz Truss to "slow down" after the market crashing mini-budget was announced.
Parliament to return after mini-budget turmoil, with Kwarteng set to face MPsMPs will return to Westminster on Tuesday after a chaotic conference season, with the chancellor set to face questions for the first time since the fallout from his mini-budget.
Chancellor to set out financial plan three weeks earlier than planned after pressureChancellor Kwasi Kwarteng's medium-term fiscal plan will be published on 31 October - three weeks earlier than planned - alongside an independent economic forecast, the Treasury has confirmed.
Kwarteng rules out wholesale reforms to bank 'firewall' regimeKwasi Kwarteng, the chancellor, has ruled out tearing up the regime put in place to segregate high street lenders' investment banking arms that was put in place after the 2008 financial crisis.
Lenders push Kwarteng to extend mortgage guarantee schemeThe UK's biggest mortgage lenders will urge the chancellor to extend a government home loans initiative which helps first-time buyers get onto the property ladder.
Kwarteng to meet high street bank chiefs amid mortgage market freezeExecutives from Britain's biggest high street banks have been summoned for talks with Kwasi Kwarteng amid concerns about the impact of recent financial turmoil on the mortgage market.
How would a squeeze on benefits affect people day-to-day?After Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-budget saw the pound plummet and interest rates rocket, the PM and chancellor are under pressure to announce a cut in public spending.
First phase of Truss's reign is over - is there any way back from 45p tax cut U-turn? | Beth RigbyIt took 10 days for the most eye-catching and controversial element of Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-budget to unravel.
Tory MPs told they will lose whip if they vote against Kwarteng's tax-cutting mini-budgetConservative MPs will lose the party whip if they vote against Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng's tax-cutting mini-budget, a senior Tory has said.
Kwarteng faces calls for inquiry after attending champagne do with hedge fund managersKwasi Kwarteng is facing calls for an official inquiry following a report that he attended a private champagne reception with hedge fund managers following his mini-budget.
Liz Truss to face wretched week at Tory Party conference after mini-budget turmoilLiz Truss is set to face a wretched week at the Tory Party conference after the disastrous reaction to Kwasi Kwarteng's tax-cutting mini-budget.
Nations demand urgent meeting with Kwarteng as Tory top team doubles down on plan to cut spendingThe devolved governments of the UK want an urgent meeting with Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng to discuss immediate action to reverse the damaging effects of the mini-budget.
'Closing the stable door after horse has bolted': PM and chancellor meet fiscal watchdogLiz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng have met the head of the UK's independent fiscal watchdog amid the fallout from the government's mini-budget.
Truss and Kwarteng to meet fiscal watchdog tomorrow after MPs demand full economic forecastLiz Truss will meet the head of the UK's independent fiscal watchdog tomorrow after a powerful group of cross-party MPs demanded the chancellor release a full economic forecast by the end of October -..
Did Truss and Kwarteng's mini-budget fall foul of the autumn curse? | Adam BoultonThe poet and banker T S Eliot got it wrong - April is not the cruellest month when it comes to financial crises. Autumn is crueller.
Chancellor insists government 'protecting people across UK' with mini-budget announcementChancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has insisted the government is focusing on "delivering the growth plan" and "protecting people right across the country".
Your quick guide to what's going on with the economyHere's our not-so-mini guide to what's going on with the economy since the not-so-mini budget announced by Kwasi Kwarteng on Friday.
What are bonds, how are they different to gilts and where do they fit in the mini-budget crisis?The Bank of England has made the very unusual move of buying 'long-dated gilts' to restore stability after Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng's mini-budget sent the markets plummeting.
Labour MP's 'superficially black' comment was 'racist and wrong' - StarmerSir Keir Starmer has condemned a Labour MP for "racist" comments she made about Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng.
Kwasi Kwarteng begs City bankers not to sell the poundThe chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is due to meet bankers today in an effort to calm nerves after his mini-budget spooked the markets and sent the pound crashing.
From civil war to hope: Thanks in part to 'Kami-Kwasi', Labour's mood is lifting | Jon Craig analysisHave Liz Truss and Kwasi Kwarteng done the Labour Party a favour with their tax giveaways that put cash in the pockets of millionaires and City bankers?
PM going for broke in hope of winning big - but has she misjudged the public mood? | Beth RigbyIt may have been billed a mini-budget, but what Kwasi Kwarteng announced on Friday was massive.
'Anti-democratic': Unions condemn Kwarteng's crackdown on strikes - and announce further actionUnions have condemned Kwasi Kwarteng's plan to introduce a law that will require members to vote on pay offers before strikes can happen.
The chancellor's economic experiment will test the patience of his party and the marketsIn the end, Kwasi Kwarteng's statement indeed cost more than £2 billion a minute and turned politics on its head.
Watch the Chancellor's statement liveKwasi Kwarteng will promise a "new era for Britain" in his mini budget.
Income tax cut by a penny for all as higher rate of tax abolishedIncome tax will be cut by one penny Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced, as part of a raft of measures aimed at boosting economic growth.
National Insurance rise to be reversed - see how it affects youChancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has announced that April's National Insurance hike is to be reversed from 6 November.
The key mini-budget announcements at a glanceAs Chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng delivers his mini-budget statement to MPs, here's the key points:
Chancellor to promise 'new era for Britain' with plan for growth in mini-budgetKwasi Kwarteng will promise a "new era for Britain" with a major package of measures to "turn the vicious cycle of stagnation into a virtuous cycle of growth".
The week the Truss government changed direction: Five things to watch out for in Friday's mini-budgetEach minute Kwasi Kwarteng is on his feet at the dispatch box on Friday - and he is expected to speak for a minimum of 20 - the chancellor will cost the taxpayer at least £2bn.
Chancellor may scrap cap on bankers' bonuses to boost City's competitivenessChancellor Kwasi Kwarteng is reportedly considering a plan to scrap caps on bankers' bonuses as part of a post-Brexit bid to boost the City's competitiveness and the UK economy.
New chancellor Kwarteng reaffirms Bank of England independenceNew chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng has told the Bank of England governor he wants to reaffirm the bank's independence.
Chancellor Kwarteng summons bank chiefs for economy crisis talksThe bosses of Britain's biggest banks will hold talks with the new chancellor on Wednesday as he tries to exert a grip on the stalling UK economy.
Truss appoints top team - with Kwasi Kwarteng as chancellorLiz Truss has begun appointing her cabinet after being officially asked by the Queen to form a new government.
Who is Kwasi Kwarteng? The new chancellor who has been unafraid of upsetting his partyWhen a new prime minister heads into Downing Street, it is the appointment of his or her chancellor that is most eagerly awaited.
'Strong argument' interest rates should have been hiked sooner, business secretary saysBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said there is "strong argument" that the Bank of England should have raised interest rates "slightly sooner".
PM and chancellor 'completely on top' of economy despite being on holidayKwasi Kwarteng has insisted the PM and chancellor are "completely on top" of the UK's economic problems after the pair were criticised for going on holiday as the Bank of England warned of the longest..
Business secretary writes to fuel giants reminding them to pass on tax cuts to motoristsBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has written to the leading petrol retailers "to remind them of their responsibilities" to pass on tax cuts to motorists.
Johnson will 'absolutely' remain Tory leader after local elections, Kwarteng saysBoris Johnson will "absolutely" remain as the Conservatives' leader after the local elections - even if the results are disappointing for the party, Kwasi Kwarteng has said.
Closing parliament's bars would be 'excessively puritanical' - KwartengClosing parliament's bars in a bid to tackle a culture of sexual misconduct on the estate would be "excessively puritanical", Kwasi Kwarteng has said.
'Tackling mistakes of the past': PM pledges to do more for cost of living crisis as he defends energy strategyBoris Johnson has pledged to "do more" to help people with the rising cost of living after Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng admitted the government's energy security strategy is "more of a medium..
Energy security strategy is 'more of a medium term answer', business secretary admitsBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has admitted the government's energy security strategy is "more of a medium three, four, five year answer" ahead of its reveal later today.
Capturing carbon emissions and storing it underground could allow polluters to dodge climate action, MPs warnMPs are questioning the energy secretary Kwasi Kwarteng over plans to burn wood pellets and suck the emissions out of the air to help the country meet its climate goals.
Kwarteng to meet National Grid chair amid Russian cyber attack threatBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng will this week hold talks with the chair of National Grid amid anticipation of a surge in state-sponsored cyber attacks from Russia.
Business secretary to hold crunch talks with energy bosses as prices soarBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng is to hold meetings with energy bosses today to address rapidly rising gas and electricity prices.
Kwarteng's comments to Sky News on standards watchdog should be investigated, Labour saysThe Labour Party has called for an investigation into Kwasi Kwarteng's comments to Sky News about the future of parliament's standards watchdog.
UK working 'very effectively' with France as over 1,100 migrants cross channel in two daysBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has insisted the UK was working "very effectively" with France to tackle migrant crossings of the Channel, amid a spat with Paris over funding.
Energy price cap 'will not be moved' and business sec 'convinced' UK won't suffer gas shortageBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has told Sky News that the price cap on consumers' energy bills "will not be moved" this winter and he is "convinced" that the UK won't suffer gas shortages in the..
Business secretary 'not guaranteeing anything' over fuel crisis impact on ChristmasBusiness Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has said he is "not guaranteeing anything" over whether the fuel crisis will have an impact on Christmas.