The recent revelation of the Paradise Papers shoved tax avoidance and evasion into the spotlight once again. Gordon Brown has a solution.
It’s hard to imagine the prime minister leading her party into the next election, but it looks likely that she could be around for a couple more years.
It’s debatable whether any of the other world leaders would have recognised her account of the G20, but as none of them were in the Commons the prime minister was free to make it up as she went along.
World leaders have agreed their final communique at the G20 summit in Hamburg, after terms were hashed out to acknowledge the distinct US position on climate change, in contrast to the other members.
Theresa May will enter the G20 talks in Hamburg claiming that her priority is to disrupt terrorist groups from accessing finance, but facing criticism for failing to raise questions over Saudi Arabia’s role in funding extremism.
Fundamental reforms undertaken since the US sub-prime mortgage market triggered the deepest global recession since the second world war have created a safer, simpler and fairer financial system, Mark Carney has said.