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'Debt will fall!' IDS PRAISES budget as Philip Hammond announces stamp duty tax cut
BRITAIN'S debt and the deficit will fall thanks to the measures announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond his 2017 budget, former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has claimed.
yesterday 20:49
SNOW ALERT: Freezing Britain to drop to -5C as gales and heavy rain batter the country
GALES and heavy rain will batter Britain with forecasters warning residents to brace themselves for snow.
yesterday 19:47
'A groundhog day for failed policies'

BEN CHACKO and ROB WELLS explore the lows and lows of Hammond's 2017 Budget

LAST week shadow chancellor John McDonnell demanded an “emergency Budget” to respond to the crisis facing our public services.

The NHS reports record staffing shortages while waiting times climb.

yesterday 19:43
Cyclist suffers serious injuries in Freetown Way crash

The crash involving a lorry and a bike happened at 4.30pm on Wednesday

A cyclist is believed to have serious injuries following a crash with a lorry in Hull city centre.

The crash happened in Freetown Way area close to Pryme Street, shortly before 4.30pm on Wednesday

yesterday 19:19
Cyclist suffers serious injuries in Freetown Way crash

The crash involving a lorry and a bike happened at 4.30pm on Wednesday

A cyclist is believed to have serious injuries following a crash with a lorry in Hull city centre.

The crash happened in Freetown Way area close to Pryme Street, shortly before 4.30pm on Wednesday

yesterday 19:19
Stunning Insta model reveals ‘sexiest shoot EVER’ in FIRST LOOK at 2018 calendar
A STUNNING viral babe has launched her sexy 2018 calendar – and she looks absolutely gorgeous.
yesterday 18:53
Cigarette price HIKE: How much fags and rolling tobacco will go up from 6pm today REVEALED
CHANCELLOR Philip Hammond choked millions of smokers by hiking the price of cigarettes and tobacco to “punitively high” levels in his autumn Budget today.
yesterday 18:53
Brexit SHOCK claim: Sadiq Khan warns Chancellor's budget will push business to Germany
LONDON Mayor Sadiq Khan claimed the 2017 Budget failed to provide businesses with the Brexit certainty they need and will bush companies to relocate to the EU.
yesterday 18:45
Budget 2017: Hammond's Stamp Duty Cut Backfires As Watchdog Warns It Will Push Up House Prices
No new homes guaranteed either despite £44bn claim
yesterday 18:27
Black Friday TERROR warning: Fears ISIS may launch attack on shoppers
TERRORISTS could launch an attack on Black Friday, it has been warned.
yesterday 17:51
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 3 director James Gunn SPEAKS OUT on Adam Warlock
GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Vol 3 director James Gunn has spoken out on Adam Warlock, after the superhero was teased in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2’s end credits scene.
yesterday 17:43
Orban stokes up his voters with anti-Soros 'consultation'

Hungary's ruling party is gearing up for elections next year with a massive campaign against the US billionaire George Soros, featuring a so-called "national consultation" that officially ends this Friday (24 November).

This is the seventh 'national consultation' prime minister Viktor

yesterday 17:15
Britain’s RAREST coin: This 20p is worth THOUSANDS – and it could be yours for FREE
A SUPER-RARE 20p coin has been discovered – and change boffins think it cold be worth thousands of pounds.
yesterday 16:49
North Korea reacts: Kim FURIOUS with Trump terror sponsor label – 'You'll be RESPONSIBLE'
NORTH Korea has reacted with fury after Donald Trump branded the nation a state sponsor of terror.
yesterday 16:41
Black Friday 2017: Terror attack fears as experts warn ISIS could target British shoppers
ISLAMIC State (ISIS) jihadists could target British shoppers in a sick terror attack on Black Friday, experts have warned.
yesterday 16:41
UK sees weak growth, more borrowing, but Hammond says will spend

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain slashed its economic growth forecasts and expects to borrow a lot more going into the next decade, chancellor Philip Hammond said, but he nonetheless plans to spend more in the next couple of years to offset the impact of Brexit.

Hammond was

yesterday 16:41
Commission warns Italy over high debt level

The European Commission sent a warning on Wednesday (22 November) to Italy, France and Romania over their budget plans for next year.

It said that Italy's "persisting high government debt is a reason of concern," and that it could check next year whether the authorities in Rome are doing

yesterday 16:13
Ex-SMC boss James Deacon found dead at home

James Deacon spent 18 months at the company which runs the KCOM Stadium

The former managing director of the company that run the KCOM Stadium has been found dead.

James Deacon spent 18 months as a director of the Superstadium Management Company (SMC) between July 2015 and January

yesterday 16:13
Ex-SMC boss James Deacon found dead at home

James Deacon spent 18 months at the company which runs the KCOM Stadium

The former managing director of the company that run the KCOM Stadium has been found dead.

James Deacon spent 18 months as a director of the Superstadium Management Company (SMC) between July 2015 and January

yesterday 16:13
Budget 2017: What does the diesel change mean?
The sale of new diesel cars that do not meet latest emissions standards will face a tax increase in April.
yesterday 16:11
Budget 2017: What it means for you
A Budget has been delivered by Chancellor Philip Hammond which he says will "help families to cope with the cost of living".
yesterday 16:11
Met Police 'investigating Kevin Spacey for second sex assault claim'

Scotland Yard is reportedly investigating a second alleged sexual assault by actor Kevin Spacey, dating back to 2005.

The Met Police saying they were investigating an allegation that an unidentified man "sexually assaulted another man in 2005 in Lambeth".

They confirmed the alleged

yesterday 16:03
WHERE DO I SIGN? Corbyn slammed during budget over 'plan for interest free credit cards'
LABOUR leader Jeremy Corbyn is being mocked on social media after appearing to suggest during the budget debate there should be a “credit card cap” to prevent people paying back more than they borrow, which would mean INTEREST-FREE lending.
yesterday 15:39
How could someone abandon them? Tragedy of kittens left to die in a plastic bag
ANIMAL rescuers had to make the heartbreaking decision to end the lives of these two tiny kittens after they were dumped in a plastic bag.
yesterday 15:39
Cash for maths, but no extra for core school budgets
Pupils in England will be encouraged to stay on to take maths A-levels, with a £600 bonus for schools for every extra pupil taking maths over current levels.
yesterday 15:07
The NHS will get extra money - chancellor
NHS services in England are to get extra money to help them deal with the growing pressures they are facing, the chancellor has announced.
yesterday 15:07
Budget 2017: UK growth forecast cut sharply
Growth forecasts for the UK economy have been cut sharply following changes to estimates of productivity and business investment.
yesterday 15:07
Son accused of letting dead dad rot in bed as he spent £200 on crack cocaine and heroin

A man accused of letting his own dad rot in his bed told a court he is a "bad person" - but not bad enough to stop his burial.

Kieron West was spending as much as £200 a day on crack cocaine and heroin, and told a jury he was too "off his face on drugs" to notice

yesterday 14:51
Budget BOMBSHELL: Cost of cigarettes HIKED but price of booze FROZEN by Philip Hammond
THE COST of cigarettes has been hiked by an eye-watering 5% but booze duty has been frozen in Philip Hammond's Autumn Budget.
yesterday 14:43
West Wing star lays into White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on twitter
THE WEST WING star Bradley Whitford has dismissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders’s claims she "got to live a real life version" of an episode of the hit show during a Thanksgiving turkey pardoning.
yesterday 14:35
Daily News
John McDonnell DEMANDS 'serious negotiations' to get good Brexit deal from Brussels
SHADOW Chancellor John McDonnell called on the British Government to start "serious negotiations" with the European Union to ensure a Brexit deal is signed.
yesterday 20:49
The Chase: Bradley Walsh literally grabs stunned player - and you won't believe why
BRADLEY WALSH was so impressed by a contestant on The Chase today that he actually grabbed her.
yesterday 20:49
Presents for George and Charlotte? Kate and William pick up gifts at whistle factory
PRINCE George and Princess Charlotte may be about to make their Kensington Palace home a much noisier place after their parents came back from a whistle factory with a bag of gifts today.
yesterday 20:49
BREXIT BICKERING: Irish ambassador blasts UK for 'lack of answers' over hard border
BRITAIN has failed to provide clear answers on the future of the Irish border after Brexit, Dublin's envoy to the UK has blasted.
yesterday 20:49
Tiny robots could soon be used inside the body to deliver life saving treatment
TINY robots could soon be delivering life-saving treatments in hard-to-reach parts of the body – just like in classic sci-fi movie, Fantastic Voyage.
yesterday 20:49
Damp squib of a Budget

PHILIP HAMMOND’S address to the House of Commons was less a Budget speech than a PR exercise to try to improve the Tories’ image without spending too much.

To this end he addressed problems highlighted by the parliamentary opposition or charities engaged in softening the blow

yesterday 20:45
Fiery exchange on social care shortfall

Corbyn shrugs off Tory slur slinging to take on Budget mess

JEREMY CORBYN battled through “ageist, rude and disgusting” remarks from the Tory benches yesterday to condemn the shocking state of adult social care in England presided over by the government.

Labour MP Laura

yesterday 20:45
Workers to lose more then £800 a year by 2021, says TUC

by Conrad Landin

WORKERS are set to lose more than £800 a year by 2021 thanks to Tory economic blunders, the TUC said yesterday.

Revised growth forecasts published by the Office for Budget Responsibility said weekly average earnings would grow to £502 by 2021. But when

yesterday 20:45
Hammond inflates housing bubble

Stamp duty cut will put up prices

A TAX RELIEF measure for first-time house buyers announced by the Chancellor was slammed yesterday for subsidising property owners by inflating house prices.

The policy to reduce stamp duty to zero on properties up to £300,000 would increase

yesterday 20:45
'I will no longer mislead customers' say tractor salesmen

East Yorkshire Machinery Ltd were investigated by Trading Standards after complaints from customers

The director of an East Yorkshire agricultural firm has promised to “no longer make false or misleading statements” about products.

Alan Farrow junior, a director of East Yorkshire

yesterday 20:21
'I will no longer mislead customers' say tractor salesmen

East Yorkshire Machinery Ltd were investigated by Trading Standards after complaints from customers

The director of an East Yorkshire agricultural firm has promised to “no longer make false or misleading statements” about products.

Alan Farrow junior, a director of East Yorkshire

yesterday 20:21
Traffic disruption expected as dock workers announce third protest

Talks between construction firm and trade unions have broken down after two demonstrations earlier this year

Tradesmen building an east Hull biomass plant are to picket for a third time over working conditions.

A demonstration by workers at the site, at King George Dock, is due to

yesterday 20:21
Traffic disruption expected as dock workers announce third protest

Talks between construction firm and trade unions have broken down after two demonstrations earlier this year

Tradesmen building an east Hull biomass plant are to picket for a third time over working conditions.

A demonstration by workers at the site, at King George Dock, is due to

yesterday 20:21
Four-month-old baby found after police abduction probe

A four-month-old baby has been found safe and well after he was allegedly abducted.

West Midlands Police had initially launched an appeal for help to find Lincoln Davis and his mother Jessica, who went missing together on Friday.

Ms Davis was found on Tuesday but was without her son,

yesterday 20:07
Pregnant girlfriend put burning babygrow through ex’s letterbox when she got dumped

A woman set fire to her boyfriend’s flat after she got dumped on Valentine’s Day.

Kasey Lee Schembri, 21, who was pregnant with her partner’s child at the time, did not take too kindly to being told to leave the home in Falcon Drive, Cardiff Bay.

She claimed her

yesterday 20:07
West Lothian's only after school club for children with additional support needs set to close due to lack of funding

West Lothian’s only after school club for children with additional support needs is closing its doors due to a lack of funding.

The Tree Club at St Kentigern’s Academy in Blackburn was founded in 2005 by parents of children attending Pinewood School and after expanding moved to St

yesterday 20:03
Man goes blind in one eye after enjoying massive orgasm

A man went blind in one eye after having an orgasm.

The man, an English 29-year-old, lost his his vision temporarily the morning after after enjoying a particularly powerful climax.

Slightly dismayed by the negative impact to what is normally supposed to be an enjoyable occasion, the

yesterday 20:03
Man goes blind in one eye after enjoying massive orgasm

A man went blind in one eye after having an orgasm.

The man, an English 29-year-old, lost his his vision temporarily the morning after after enjoying a particularly powerful climax.

Slightly dismayed by the negative impact to what is normally supposed to be an enjoyable occasion, the

yesterday 20:03
Latest news from Great Britain
yesterday 20:49 John McDonnell DEMANDS 'serious negotiations' to get good Brexit deal from Brussels
yesterday 20:49 The Chase: Bradley Walsh literally grabs stunned player - and you won't believe why
yesterday 20:49 Presents for George and Charlotte? Kate and William pick up gifts at whistle factory
yesterday 20:49 BREXIT BICKERING: Irish ambassador blasts UK for 'lack of answers' over hard border
yesterday 20:49 Tiny robots could soon be used inside the body to deliver life saving treatment
yesterday 20:49 'Debt will fall!' IDS PRAISES budget as Philip Hammond announces stamp duty tax cut
yesterday 20:45 Damp squib of a Budget
yesterday 20:45 Fiery exchange on social care shortfall
yesterday 20:45 Workers to lose more then £800 a year by 2021, says TUC
yesterday 20:45 Hammond inflates housing bubble
yesterday 20:21 'I will no longer mislead customers' say tractor salesmen
yesterday 20:21 'I will no longer mislead customers' say tractor salesmen
yesterday 20:21 Traffic disruption expected as dock workers announce third protest
yesterday 20:21 Traffic disruption expected as dock workers announce third protest
yesterday 20:07 Four-month-old baby found after police abduction probe
yesterday 20:07 Pregnant girlfriend put burning babygrow through ex’s letterbox when she got dumped
yesterday 20:03 West Lothian's only after school club for children with additional support needs set to close due to lack of funding
yesterday 20:03 Man goes blind in one eye after enjoying massive orgasm
yesterday 20:03 Man goes blind in one eye after enjoying massive orgasm
yesterday 20:03 Cops hunt knife-wielding intruder who threatened woman carrying baby in Knightswood
yesterday 20:03 Cops hunt knife-wielding intruder who threatened woman carrying baby in Knightswood
yesterday 20:03 Teenager arrested for attempted murder of 66-year-old man outside Ayrshire pub
yesterday 20:03 Teenager arrested for attempted murder of 66-year-old man outside Ayrshire pub
yesterday 19:55 When is Black Friday? What are Amazon, Argos, eBay and Currys' best deals today?
yesterday 19:55 Armed police scrambled to school as 'GUNMAN' spotted in grounds
yesterday 19:55 HGV blown off road and cars under water as 50mph winds and flash flooding batter UK
yesterday 19:55 Husband who took blame for uninsured wife’s car crash JAILED over lipstick on airbag
yesterday 19:55 TOYS R FUSS: Kids 'designed' to play with toys made for their gender
yesterday 19:47 Basel 0-0 Manchester United LIVE: Champions League latest score, news, goals & highlights
yesterday 19:47 Macron pledge in tatters? France's rise in 'cheap' EU workers despite President's promise
yesterday 19:47 GRAPHIC CONTENT: Street dog goes from maggot-riddled 'corpse' to beautiful pet
yesterday 19:47 China releases giant pandas back into wild after keepers wear BEAR SUITS to ready them
yesterday 19:47 Council blocks pensioners' wifi access over fears they may view 'inappropriate material'
yesterday 19:47 'People will feel BETRAYED': Philip Hammond savaged over what Budget means for care system
yesterday 19:47 Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Zoe Ball almost FACE PLANTS as Debbie McGee segment goes wrong
yesterday 19:47 Bad breath warning: These FIVE hidden health problems could be REVEALED by foul smell
yesterday 19:47 SNOW ALERT: Freezing Britain to drop to -5C as gales and heavy rain batter the country
yesterday 19:43 'A groundhog day for failed policies'
yesterday 19:29 Transcript, Emails Show How Tabloid Reporters Helped Harvey Weinstein Get Dirt On Women
yesterday 19:29 The Budget's Cruellest Truth Is More Will Be Spent On Brexit Than The NHS
yesterday 19:29 Philip Hammond's Budget Left Public Services Gasping For Air
yesterday 19:29 Five Problems With The Chancellor’s Universal Credit Announcements
yesterday 19:29 Scientists Find A Way To Completely Change Your Taste In Music
yesterday 19:29 'I'm A Celebrity': Georgia Toffalo Forced To Eat Huntsman Spider In Horrific Bushtucker Trial
yesterday 19:29 BUILD
yesterday 19:19 Leonid Slutsky given stay of execution for Hull City's crucial clash with Bristol City
yesterday 19:19 Leonid Slutsky given stay of execution for Hull City's crucial clash with Bristol City
yesterday 19:19 LOTTO RESULTS: Winning National Lottery numbers Wednesday November 22
yesterday 19:19 How the Budget affects smokers, drinkers and drivers
yesterday 19:19 How the Budget affects smokers, drinkers and drivers
Editorials
The disquieting rise of “search and shame”
The psychology behind – and consequences of – unearthing people’s old tweets. 
yesterday 19:17
Podcast: The 2017 Budget Special
The New Statesman podcast with Helen Lewis, Stephen Bush, and special guest Howard Davies.
yesterday 18:15
Autumn Budget 2017 Universal Credit changes: what next for welfare?
What Philip Hammond’s Universal Credit changes mean, and more. 
yesterday 17:13
The New Statesman’s 2017 books of the year
Friends and contributors tell us what they've enjoyed reading most over the past 12 months.
yesterday 17:13
Budget 2017: Philip Hammond just revealed he’s spending more on Brexit than the NHS
Welcome to the world of Brexit Britain. 
yesterday 16:11
Did the Tories really pass a vote that says animals don't feel pain?
How the subject of animal welfare after Brexit became a PR nightmare for the Conservatives.  
yesterday 16:11
The New Statesman Cover: Europe: the new disorder
A first look at this week's magazine.
yesterday 16:11
What does the Autumn Budget 2017 mean for welfare?
What Philip Hammond’s Universal Credit changes mean, and more. 
yesterday 16:11
The Autumn Budget 2017 winners and losers
Did Philip Hammond make you richer or poorer?
yesterday 15:07
Budget 2017: Philip Hammond is not serious, and neither is this budget
The speech was lousy with bad jokes and poor solutions.
yesterday 15:07