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The London of the North

During the general election, George Osborne promised to devolve power to regional cities. Was it all spin? Or is there substance? Simon Wilson reports.

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Labour’s long road back to credibility

Labour needs to find a leader that can pull the party out of the doldrums. Emily Hohler reports.

Cameron must now tackle Europe

The election one, David Cameron must now set his sights on his promised Europe referendum.

Are we getting too complacent about inflation?

All the talk at the moment is of deflation. But, asks John Stepek, what if the thing we should really be worrying about is the return of inflation?

Deflation: enjoy it while it lasts

Prices in Britain are falling for the first time in over half a century, so make the most of it.

Inflationary stirrings

Inflation may have turned negative in Britain, says Merryn Somerset Webb, but don’t expect things to stay that way.

The UK is in deflation – what does that mean, and should you worry?

Britain is experiencing deflation for the first time in 50 years. But is that such a bad thing? John Stepek explains the pros and cons of falling prices.

Let’s get back to capitalism

It’s time for the government to let capitalism work as it should, and make us all better off, says Merryn Somerset Webb.

Will David Cameron be good for your wallet?

David Cameron’s victory was the best result for investors. But expect some stealth taxes in the wake of the election, says John Stepek.

Who will replace Ed, Nick and Nigel?

Ed Miliband, Nick Clegg and Nigel Farage have all said that they will resign the leaderships of their respective parties. Matthew Partridge looks at who could succeed them.

Election 2015: the aftermath

Adrian Sykes surveys the highs and lows, as well as the winners and losers, from the wreckage that was last night’s dramatic election.

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