Politics seems abstract, completely removed from everyday life
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Tuesday 10 September 2013
An obsession with youth has "distorted the standards" of today's TV, Sir Michael Parkinson has said.
Wednesday 03 July 2013
Former Work and Pensions Secretary David Blunkett condemned Lord Freud's words as inaccurate and insensitive
Saturday 22 June 2013
Turnbull’s meeting with Frank Sinatra at the Savoy Hotel ended up in a late-night jamming session
Sunday 21 April 2013
More than half a billion pounds owed remain unpaid, despite threat of additional jail term
Wednesday 20 March 2013
A measure of Sir David Hart's influence in government circles can be glimpsed by the following exchange in the early days of New Labour. Tony Blair's education advisers were mulling over a potentially controversial education reform – there were murmurings about how it might be an anathema to the National Union of Teachers followed by silence. A voice, that of a senior adviser, piped up: "Ah, but what do the National Association of Head Teachers think about it?" The implication was that, if they too opposed it, it could be jettisoned to the history books.
Generous junior school children hand over an average of almost £2 a month of their pocket money to charity, poll finds
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Generous junior school children hand over an average of almost £2 a month of their pocket money to charity, according to research ahead of Red Nose Day on Friday.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
It should be obvious that reading skills are essential throughout education, so why has this very serious problem only just come to light?
Sunday 01 July 2012
Lawbreakers face higher fines to fund victims' compensation
Thursday 23 February 2012
The company belonging to the back-to-work tsar, Emma Harrison, which is being looked at by Thames Valley Police in connection with allegations of fraud by employees, has been investigated nine times since 2005 by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Friday 10 February 2012
One hundred leading figures are today urging the Government to tackle the predatory behaviour of big energy companies by introducing a new levy on their profits.
Friday 10 February 2012
Big Six suppliers heading for bumper profits and bonuses as more than 5.5 million UK homes hit by fuel poverty
Sunday 22 January 2012
Monday 12 December 2011
Former Cabinet minister Tessa Jowell has accepted £200,000 in damages after her phone was targeted by the News of the World.
Monday 13 March 2006
Sunday 27 November 2005
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Scottish Independence Referendum: Salmond described as 'arrogant, ambitious and dishonest' by Scottish women
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- 2 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 3 World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 4 Nicki Minaj 'Anaconda': Singer finally releases predictable video
- 5 James Foley 'beheading': Met police warn public watching murder video could be criminal offence