Britons face rising price pain

By Reuters Staff
February 15, 2011

Fiona Shaikh is Reuters’ Economic Correspondent, based in London. –

Comeback for the Misery Index

August 21, 2008

misery4.jpgCredit crunch, surging food prices, rising unemployment, house prices tumbling, maybe even a recession …. isn’t it all enough to make you feel miserable? And I’m not even mentioning the dismal British summer weather.

Iron Chancellor to leaden Prime Minister

June 27, 2008

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brownjune.jpgOne of Gordon Brown’s favourite speech writers is leaving Number 10 to return to the Treasury. That gives Brown the perfect opportunity to draft in someone who has the ability to coin the kind of phrases that chime with the electorate and stick in people’s minds.