Economic crisis news update


The economic crisis continues.

The G20 summit started to go badly wrong for British Prime Minister Gordon Brown last week when the governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King, took the unprecedented step of overruling official government policy: here.

PEACE campaigners and climate-change activists dismissed the latest attempt by the government to scupper the pre-G20 protests on Tuesday: here.

I’m a care worker on less than £7 an hour with no pension – but Brown and the G20 are doing nothing to help millions like me: here.

The resignation of the Hungarian Prime Minister Ferenc Gyurcsany is a result of the rapidly deteriorating economic situation that has led to political turbulence throughout Eastern Europe: here.

It’s not just Fred Goodwin: ex-Fortis chief paid £5.8m as bank floundered: here.

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