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#George Osborne

# george-osborne - Monday 12 September, 2011

Eurozone powers 'demanding replacement for Lisbon Treaty' - Osborne

George Osborne said France, Germany and Italy spent the G7 meeting in Marseille demanding an upgrade to Lisbon.

# george-osborne - Friday 22 July, 2011

UK agrees to cut interest rate on bilateral Irish bailout

George Osborne says Ireland had been paying too much interest on European loans, and cuts the rate on his own.

# george-osborne - Tuesday 21 June, 2011

Column: Why going after the Financial Regulator is a waste of money

Former trader Nick Leeson says lessons never seem to be learned by regulators – but we should focus on some suggestions from the British Chancellor to ensure history doesn’t repeat itself.

# george-osborne - Sunday 22 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Sunday

In today’s 9 at 9: State funeral for Garret FitzGerald; final preparations for Obama; another volcanic eruption; elections in Spain; weak children; and the glory that was Leinster in Cardiff.

# george-osborne - Wednesday 23 March, 2011

In numbers: George Osborne's new UK budget

The UK’s coalition government introduces its second budget. Here’s our condensed guide to what’s in it.

UK Budget cuts corporation tax in bid to boost growth

George Osborne’s second budget centres around a 5 per cent cut in corporation tax, with Britain “open for business”.

# george-osborne - Monday 22 November, 2010

UK and Sweden offer over €9bn in bailout loans

George Osborne says the UK is ready to offer ‘around’ £7bn, while Sweden is ready to pledge $1.5bn, in bilateral aid.

# george-osborne - Thursday 18 November, 2010

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Shebeens and slip jigs: Anger at BBC Newsnight's portrayal of Ireland

“Leprechauny” graphics on “simplistic Oirish” report on Irish financial crisis are criticised.

# george-osborne - Monday 25 October, 2010

Stormont recalled from break for emergency debate on cutbacks

The Northern Irish assembly abrupts its mid-term break to discuss George Osborne’s £4bn cut to the Stormont budget.

# george-osborne - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Chancellor defends 'fair' spending cuts as welfare is slashed

Britain wakes up to a new era of austerity – but will the £81bn cuts save the economy, or hamper any growth?