Mark Leftly is Associate business editor for The Independent
Labour will take aim at Tory and Lib Dem London seats to get Ed Miliband into Number 10, reveals Sadiq Khan
21 February 2015 06:16 PM
Shadow justice secretary says party is targeting a dozen marginal seats in the capital ahead of May’s election
20 February 2015 01:23 AM
Chiltern, London Midland and East Coast among quarter of rail franchises making losses between £1m and £8m
16 February 2015 01:04 AM
The findings back up industry claims that the franchise system does not lead to excessive profits
16 February 2015 12:32 AM
The Justice Secretary believes that big business would be more effective than the courts at reducing the level of outstanding fines
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
Less than half of English authorities provide enough places - and it's worse in Wales
15 February 2015 12:00 AM
National Landlords Association claims the Government risks 'pricing landlords out of the court service'
13 February 2015 01:18 AM
Westminster Outlook If there is any fire left in the belly of the House of Commons, then it is to be found in the perpetually incandescent form of the Public Accounts Committee chair, Margaret Hodge. In allegations that HSBC’s Swiss arm might have helped the wealthy avoid or even evade tax, she has an issue suited to her unique brand of fury and indignation.
13 February 2015 01:17 AM
Westminster Outlook The final signs of life have drained out of this greying, decaying corpse of a parliament. Any vigour and colour is now on the road, as Harriet Harman tries to get out Labour’s female vote by visiting marginal constituencies in her pink/magenta battle-bus/minibus.
12 February 2015 01:05 AM
Austria is staunchly anti-nuclear
09 February 2015 01:38 AM
Last week, Mr Umunna accused the Government of exaggerating its success on apprentices
General Election 2015: Chuka Umunna on the benefits of immigration, humility – and his leader Ed Miliband
The sickening truth about food banks that the Tories don't want you to know
Migrant boat disaster: Ukip candidate mocks victims in sickening Twitter post
Nigel Farage wants the BBC to stop making programmes like Doctor Who, Strictly Come Dancing, and Top Gear
Global warming: Scientists say temperatures could rise by 6C by 2100 and call for action ahead of UN meeting in Paris
General Election 2015: Britain would become a 'communist dictatorship' under Ed Miliband and Nicola Sturgeon, claims wife of Michael Gove
- 1 Woman 'suffocates newborn baby in plastic bag and puts it in her desk minutes after giving birth'
- 2 I've been called an abusive and dangerous parent, when all I did was listen to my transgender child
- 3 Company breaks open Apple Watch to discover what it says is 'planned obsolescence'
- 4 Teaching profession headed for crisis as numbers continue to drop and working lives become 'unbearable'
- 5 Chinese student carries disabled friend to school every day for three years