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Labour in crisis: Is it really all over for Brown?

No 10's hopes that last week would mark the beginning of a comeback for the PM were dashed as the Scottish Nationalists seized Glasgow East in Labour's latest by-election fiasco. Westminster believes he is finished. Jane Merrick and Brian Brady report

Wealth Check: Cost of adopting without Madonna's millions

John Kenny, a secondary school teacher, and his wife Jane, a nursery nurse, plan to adopt at least one child in the next 12 months. The couple have a combined income of just under £43,000 a year and no debts other than a £112,000 mortgage.