So George Osborne hasn't embraced a plan B to prevent the British economy's double-dip recession becoming a second great depression.
Promoting the forthcoming elections for police commissioners outside the capital, home secretary Theresa May sings Boris Johnson's praises for his work in the London equivalent of the role:
Ministers should be allowed to use projectors in the House of Commons to present visual information when making statements, the environment secretary, Caroline Spelman, has said.
European leaders are seeking to calm fears that the Greek election would trigger a Lehman Brothers-style run on eurozone banks after polls showed the leftist Syriza group could deny pro-austerity parties overall control in Sunday's election.
The Cabinet Office has released information casting doubt on Rupert Murdoch's claim that Gordon Brown used a call in the autumn of 2009 to pledge his intention to declare "war" on News Corporation.
Ed Miliband is facing a renewed civil war between the Blairite wing of his party and its union backers after an attempt by the unions to ban Progress, the pressure group most closely associated with Tony Blair.
The list of places where Tony Blair must look over his shoulder for protesters during his endless carousel around the global lecture circuit now includes Hong Kong, after a speech on faith and globalisation was interrupted by an activist seeking to make a citizen's arrest on the former prime minister.
Will Roy Hodgson regret leaving Arsenal pair Theo Walcott and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain out of the England side tonight?
After getting through a Capitol Hill grilling that turned out to be less hostile than expected, JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon told CNBC that he's ready to get back to work.
Is the incredible becoming credible now ?