Our Man in Westminster
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Thursday 20 December 2007
Gordon Brown hinted at further cuts in interest rates yesterday after announcing he had consulted world leaders, including the US President George Bush, over the global banking crisis.
Wednesday 27 September 2006
Two alcopop advertisements have been banned after falling foul of rules designed to protect under-18s.
Sunday 11 June 2006
Monday 05 June 2006
The charge for the Ryder Cup started for Robert Karlsson with this Wales Open victory here yesterday, while Paul Broadhurst's pursuit to the K Club quickened so markedly that a fairytale return to the Europe team after a 15-year absence has become a real likelihood.
Monday 29 May 2006
Thursday 25 May 2006
Wednesday 24 May 2006
Sunday 21 May 2006
England are taking three scrum-halves to Australia and not one of them is a household name, even in a rugby household. There's Nick Walshe, Peter Richards and then there's beam- me-up Scotty. Spectators had a rare chance to see Scott Bemand in action last Tuesday night when he played for Leicester against England Under-21s, a match in aid of the Matt Hampson Trust.
Saturday 20 May 2006
Enodis, the kitchen equipment maker that rejected a £796m takeover offer from its American rival Middleby last weekend, is to receive a more generous bid from another competitor, Manitowoc.
Friday 19 May 2006
More than 30 years have passed since the Teamster union boss Jimmy Hoffa disappeared at the Machus Red Fox restaurant, but for the second day yesterday, a horse farm in Bloomfield Township, Michigan, was being dug up by a forensic team led by the FBI.
Thursday 18 May 2006
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'