Tag Archives: George Osborne

17Mar/17

George Osborne excited by his appointment as newspaper editor

Britain’s former finance minister George Osborne says he’s thrilled to be appointed as the new editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper.

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29Mar/16

Osborne: Brexit is ‘convulsive shock’

As Britain’s Brexit debate heats up, the UK finance minister George Osborne faces tough questioning by parliament on “The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK’s EU membership”. Ivor Bennett reports. Continue reading

25Jan/16

Britain and Bill Gates pledge 4.2 billion dollars to fight malaria

Britain will spend 500 million pounds (700 million US dollars) per year for the next five years to battle malaria in a partnership with Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates worth a total of 3 billion pounds (4 billion US dollars).

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23Jan/16

Google to pay $185 mln UK back taxes, critics want more

Britain’s finance minister welcomes a deal for Google to pay back tax, but his political opposition says the amount to be repaid is “derisory”.

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17Nov/15

Britain develops cyber attack powers to take on IS

British Finance Minister George Osborne says Islamic State militants trying to plot potentially deadly cyber attacks.
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20Jun/15

Thousands gather for start of anti-austerity demonstration in central London

Thousands of protesters gather outside the Bank of England in central London to begin an anti-austerity march through the city.

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