More than a fifth of out of work benefits claimants have a criminal record according to research published by the Ministry of Justice today.
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Thursday 02 August 2012
Olympus, the Japanese camera giant still reeling from the corruption exposed by British whistleblower Michael Woodford, was yesterday thrown into yet another scandal as it admitted being under investigation for bribery.
Monday 30 July 2012
Hundreds of people joined a demonstration in Madrid yesterday against the government's plans to make it harder for women to get abortions.
Tuesday 17 July 2012
Murderous Mexican drug cartels, financiers of terrorist organisations, tax exiles with Cayman Island bank accounts, and suspicious Russians who claimed to be in the used car business – all of them used HSBC to launder money through the United States, according to a damning Congressional report out today.
Friday 13 July 2012
The Government sparked controversy today by announcing a fee of up to £1,200 for taking claims to an employment tribunal.
Tuesday 03 July 2012
Doctors persuaded to prescribe drug later linked to suicide in children
Thursday 21 June 2012
The central Florida police chief who was strongly criticised for his agency's initial investigation of Trayvon Martin's murder was fired yesterday, city officials said.
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Championship-winning racehorse business was used to launder cash, say US authorities
Tuesday 05 June 2012
Clarke told scheme that lets prisons profit from £2-an-hour inmates could hurt labour market
Wednesday 30 May 2012
More than a third of a million pounds has been deducted from prisoners' pay packets to fund services for victims in the first six months of a new Government scheme, it was announced today.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Google knew that software installed in its camera cars could capture and store the online data of millions of people, including emails, text messages and images, when it sent them out to photograph Britain’s streets, according to US authorities investigating the company.
Wednesday 02 May 2012
Two British tourists who broke into an Australian theme park and stole a penguin following a drunken night out have each been fined A$1,000 (£637).
Saturday 28 April 2012
It would only take a tweak or two to legitimise corruption
Thursday 26 April 2012
Three men have been arrested and 36 criminal websites selling credit card information and other personal data shut down as part of a two-year international anti-fraud operation, police have confirmed.
Monday 16 April 2012
Britons who lived in the UK for at least three years before being injured in a terror attack overseas are eligible for compensation from today, the Government said.
Friday 30 March 2012
Japan sent three men to the gallows yesterday, ending a 20-month moratorium and effectively terminating a nascent debate on the country's controversial death penalty.
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
George Galloway condemns 'racist, Islamophobic, hypocritical rag' Charlie Hebdo at freedom of speech rally
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
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- 5 The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back