Osborne: DECC has agreed spending cuts

Chancellor George Osborne today revealed the Department of Energy and Climate Change is one of seven to agree to take an axe to its spending so far. As part of its Comprehensive Spending Review due in June, the Government wants to cut £11.5billion out of the budget for 2015/16. In an interview this morning, Mr […]

Spanish coal miners protest in Madrid

Hundreds of Spanish coal miners have marched on Madrid to protest against subsidy cuts they fear could threaten thousands of jobs. Yesterday thousands more people joined the miners for a rally in the capital, after some miners and their families finished their three-week long march from different mining regions around the country on Tuesday (pictured). […]