Could Britain’s chronic housing shortage be solved by using insurers’ assets? Jamie Dunkley and Russell Lynch report
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Monday 14 September 2009
Senior officials in Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party are forcing safari operators to give up the profits from lucrative ranches in a ruthless takeover of Zimbabwe's foreign-owned properties reminiscent of the regime's previous seizure of white farmers' land.
Thursday 03 September 2009
Yesterday, I went along to hear India's environment minister Jairam Ramesh reveal some important new figures about the estimates regarding the country's emissions of CO2 over the next two decades.
Wednesday 19 August 2009
A Tory frontbench MP faces deselection after falling out with senior figures within her local party.
Thursday 23 July 2009
Thursday 02 July 2009
Environment ministers refused to admit today whether the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' budget was being cut.
Monday 08 June 2009
Environment minister Jane Kennedy today quit the Government, saying she had been forced to do so because she would not give an assurance of loyalty to Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
Friday 29 May 2009
Former Labour minister Elliot Morley is to quit as an MP after claiming £16,800 in taxpayer-funded allowances for interest on a mortgage he had already paid off.
Saturday 16 May 2009
Saturday 02 May 2009
Tuesday 21 April 2009
Stormont First Ministers Peter Robinson and Martin McGuinness have told Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) that climate change is “one of the most serious problems” facing the planet.
Tuesday 27 January 2009
Portugal's prime minister, Jose Socrates, is embroiled in an alleged corruption scandal over permission granted for a British development on protected land outside Lisbon.
Monday 10 November 2008
Council tenants could lose their right to a home for life under reforms being considered to cut waiting lists, it emerged today.
Friday 10 October 2008
About half of the traditional lightbulbs on sale in Ireland will be banned next March, under Government plans announced today.
Friday 03 October 2008
Gordon Brown will create a powerful group of ministers and officials to lead the Government's response to the global financial crisis as part of a cabinet reshuffle to be announced today.
Thursday 21 August 2008
Peru is considering sending in the army to break up protests by Amazonian Indians who claim the government is preparing a massive land grab in the country's remote jungles.
Emergency call 'started off dumb, but got pretty serious'
Thought you'd seen it all after the Jeremy Paxman interview?
Greatest mystery about the hit BBC1 show is how it continues to be made at all, writes Grace Dent
"History is violent," says the US Army tank commander Don "Wardaddy" Collier
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are
- 1 This 'woman calls police to order pizza' story isn't going where you're expecting
- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo