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'It is not merely stunned, it has ceased to be, expired and gone to meet its maker'
The Health Secretary says the move would save money and improve patient safety at the same time
George Osborne will address the conference in his speech later today
The march, organised by the Trades Union Congress and the People’s Assembly campaign group, drew around 60,000 people
From riots to champagne quaffing, what to expect from the Tories' first party conference since their election triumph
'People talk about the American Dream, but what we’re talking about is how do you create the British Dream?'
The threat will fuel further tensions within the Conservative Party, which is divided on the EU
It is important to stress that the people affected are working: they are striving, to use the Chancellor’s term, for a living, rather than wholly dependent on the state
Allegations about the treatment of activists, and the apparent suicide of a campaigner, have meant some last-minute adjustments to the Conservatives’ timetable in Manchester
Ipsos Mori survey finds nearly twice as many people prefer the Mayor of London over George Osborne
The Ukip-related group Leave.eu has issued a statement telling the Tory-backed Conservatives for Britain to 'shut up'
Helms, which has been given a £200,000 fine for nuisance calls, was commended by former Energy Minister Greg Barker
MPs voted to legalise gay marriage in February 2013 but fewer than half of Conservative MPs backed the Prime Minister on the issue
A judge ruled that fraud charges against Alexander Temerko in Russia amounted to political persecution
Osborne landed himself in trouble after leaking private information he learned from Lord Mandelson and also faced claims he improperly solicited donations from Russian oligarch
The Conservative association promised an 'exciting and unpredictable evening'