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The main points of the Chancellor's Autumn Statement:
Key points from the Autumn Statement:
* Petrol tax rise of 2p a litre planned for next year is cancelled.
* Rolling back green levies takes an average £50 off energy bills.
* Financial resources provided to fund expansion of free school meals to all school children in reception, year one and year two.
* New priority right to move for social tenants who need to relocate for a job.
* New loans worth £1 billion to unblock housing developments including in Manchester and Leeds.
* Plans to increase train fares by 1% above inflation from January cancelled, so they go up in line with inflation.
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Radical plans created by Britain’s security services will see school leavers recruited as “trainee spies” to form a new generation of espionage experts.
Poll reveals Labour’s plans for greater infrastructure spending could propel party to election victory
Ed Miliband also pledges to 'crack down' on companies that fail to pay the minimum wage.
A trainee with City law firm Clifford Chance faces the sack after a video has emerged of him drunk and describing his work as “f***ing people over for money”.
Humble Alvarez grew up the hard way with underage fights that have shaped him into a ruthless boxer
One in four students feel they lack an understanding of university alternatives, a new survey has revealed.
The Northern Ireland Secretary said the violence was ‘a hugely regrettable step backwards’
Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
The manager at Wigan Council also told several hundred reeling employees about his weekend at a 'punk rock festival in Blackpool'
A session with Team GB psychologists helped them to the top of the podium
Gavignet claims second leg victory after facing stiff competition from Josse on Dublin to Plymouth leg
Both have been wielding the poisoned pen today. Gove first published a 1,300 word letter to his opposite number, Labour's shadow education secretary, picking holes in the opposition schools policy; the favour was duly returned as Twigg fired off a (much shorter) critique around 4pm this afternoon. See extracts below:
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