Archive of 28 January 2009

The Alpine resort of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps

All eyes towards Davos

The government's business team is heading off to Switzerland for the Davos summit today, the first since the financial crisis hit.

  • Child poverty: Slipping off the agenda?

    Bank rescue puts child poverty targets in jeopardy

    The government is putting child poverty targets in jeopardy by focusing its economic rescue package on banks and not families, it has been claimed.

  • Liberty unites with ACLU

    Liberty unites with ACLU

    Liberty and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have come together to establish an Anglo-American alliance based on civil liberties and human rights.

  • The world is facing the same crisis

    World economy to grind to a halt

    The world economy will grow at its slowest rate since the second world war in 2009, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has claimed.

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