Mark Leftly is Associate business editor for The Independent
24 July 2014 01:50 AM
Unions are demanding answers over the future of Sellafield, one of the world’s most hazardous nuclear sites, as the US engineer leading toxic clean-up work there faces a $4bn (£2.3bn) takeover.
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
Chilcot inquiry: Blair and Straw to get warning letters ahead of publication of report into 2003 invasion of Iraq
20 July 2014 12:00 AM
18 July 2014 02:08 AM
Westminster Outlook If you thought that teachers hated their erstwhile Education Secretary, you should talk to probation officers. Their anger at the Justice Secretary, Chris Grayling, makes even the most left-wing teachers look like apologists for Michael Gove.
18 July 2014 01:58 AM
Westminster Outlook When it comes to the Scotland independence referendum, politicians in Westminster don’t learn. And with only two months until the vote, they probably never will.
14 July 2014 02:28 AM
Eight of the firms that used the blacklist have offered between £4,000 and £20,000 – with a final decisions limited to a maximum of £100,000 – on a fast-track basis if workers can prove they suffered discrimination
11 July 2014 08:08 PM
In a hangar in France, a plane manufacturer is going back to the future, writes Mark Leftly in Toulouse. Amid high fuel costs, a design that restores propellers to prominence could catch on
11 July 2014 01:12 AM
Westminster Outlook The announcement by Chi Onwurah, the shadow Cabinet Office minister, that Labour would make it easier for social enterprises to win Government contracts will not worry big beasts of outsourcing like Serco and Babcock. Only a relatively small number of three-year contracts will be open exclusively to enterprises “in the pursuit of a public service mission”.
11 July 2014 01:11 AM
Westminster Outlook If the name Mark Carne sounded familiar a year ago, it was only because it was but a letter short of Mark Carney, the Government’s then newly appointed and anointed Governor of the Bank of England and saviour of the British economy.
07 July 2014 01:04 AM
Ministers want to take advantage of watchdog’s expertise to raise revenue
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Vladimir Putin is given 'one last chance' to end hostilities in Ukraine
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
The truth about conspiracy theories is that some require considering
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
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