Martin Vander Weyer Martin Vander Weyer

Why the real winner from George Osborne’s ‘Google tax’ could be Nigel Farage

Plus: Northern Rock’s charitable legacy in danger; and the news from Hong Kong

Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers his speech during the second say of the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham in central England on September 29, 2014. Britain's ruling Conservative party will announce plans to scrap an inheritance tax, as it sets out economic policies aimed at wooing voters ahead of a general election next May. AFP PHOTO/LEON NEAL (Photo credit should read LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

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