George Osborne refused to rule out a cut in the top rate of tax from 45p to 40p today as the Conservatives and Labour clashed over the economy.
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Saturday 03 November 2012
But mixed messages from vital figures also hand Barack Obama a way to defend his record
Monday 22 October 2012
Ever since as an apprentice toolmaker he joined the Amalgamated Engineering Union, Sir Alex Ferguson has embraced the concept of "one out, all out". Like many of his values, it has stuck with him for life.
Friday 05 October 2012
President Barack Obama received a pre-election boost today as official figures saw the US unemployment rate drop to its lowest level in nearly four years.
Friday 17 August 2012
The Government was forced to apologise today for issuing misleading figures about the sell-off of school playing fields.
Tuesday 07 August 2012
The Coalition decided to axe funding for PE teachers to train in delivering sport
Tuesday 31 July 2012
An Australian drilling company has admitted three health and safety violations in connection with a pit disaster in New Zealand in 2010 in which 29 miners were killed.
Saturday 07 July 2012
President hits back at Republican's attack during tour of crucial must-win states
Wednesday 13 June 2012
Migrant workers in Qatar face severe abuses that in some cases amount to forced labour, an international rights group said yesterday as it urged the Gulf nation to enact reforms ahead of the 2022 World Cup.
Friday 13 April 2012
Visiting Aung San Suu Kyi on final leg of his Asian tour, PM seems set to ask EU to change course
Wednesday 11 April 2012
American intelligence agencies, including the CIA and the FBI, have won a court ruling allowing them to withhold evidence from British MPs about suspected UK involvement in "extraordinary rendition" – the secret arrests and alleged torture of terror suspects.
Saturday 07 April 2012
Worries over revival's momentum as increase in non-farm payroll is slowest since October
Saturday 11 February 2012
Greek coalition in disarray as European creditors are accused of 'blackmail'
Friday 10 February 2012
Greece yesterday unveiled a political deal over budget cuts that should unlock a €130bn (£109m) aid package and enable Athens to avoid a potentially catastrophic default next month. After a week of fraught negotiations between the three parties that make up Lucas Papademos' coalition government, the Prime Minister's office yesterday confirmed that agreement on €3.3bn of new spending cuts had been secured.
Friday 10 February 2012
Government agrees to slash budget by €3.3bn but eurozone demands more before releasing bailout
Sunday 05 February 2012
The Nasdaq stock index surged to its highest level in 11 years, after data showed US unemployment fell significantly in January.
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
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