Chancellor says he wants to see low-paid workers' earnings rising, but not at the cost of jobs
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Friday 13 April 2012
Unite has been given an extension to a deadline for declaring strikes in the fuel tanker drivers dispute so that peace talks can continue.
Sunday 08 April 2012
A racehorse owner who doubles up as a local newsagent could provide the story of this year's National
Friday 06 April 2012
A Scotland Yard detective is under investigation for allegedly sending "inappropriate" text messages to the daughter of a millionaire businessman, who was found guilty yesterday of driving a gang of thieves around south London during last summer's riots.
Thursday 05 April 2012
Jim Marshall, whose guitar amplifiers were used by some of the biggest names in rock, has died aged 88.
Sunday 01 April 2012
'He was using the News for an outrageous plug while I was under anaesthetic being operated on'
Saturday 31 March 2012
What is happening to our country? All it takes to create mayhem is the threat of a fuel distribution strike, and you have panic buying, empty fuel stations, brawling at forecourts and harassment of fuel station staff. The strike hasn't even started!
Friday 30 March 2012
Union says it wants to focus on peace talks to resolve the ongoing dispute.
Thursday 29 March 2012
Ministers were last night accused of irresponsibly triggering an artificial nationwide fuel crisis after thousands of motorists took official advice and began stockpiling petrol ahead of a threatened strike by hauliers.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Former Norwich City striker Leon McKenzie has been jailed for sending bogus letters to the police in a bid to avoid a driving ban.
Wednesday 15 February 2012
The most cursory glance at the statistics for whiplash injuries is enough to raise suspicions. There are now more than 1,500 insurance claims for whiplash every day. Indeed, claims have gone up by a third in recent years, even as accident rates have dropped, adding around £90 to ballooning car insurance premiums.
Thursday 02 February 2012
Troggs frontman Reg Presley has told fans he has lung cancer and has decided to "call time" on the band.
Wednesday 01 February 2012
Annual MOT tests will continue, the Government said today as it abandoned the idea of making the vehicle check-ups less frequent.
Sunday 22 January 2012
Move over Manhattan – New York’s finest flavours are now found in Brooklyn
Friday 20 January 2012
A warm welcome, good food and a fine ale can make living in a commuter village about more than just motorway links and train connections, says Ruth Bloomfield
Thursday 19 January 2012
Tasked with finding bodies aboard the Costa Concordia, a diver tells of life in the murky depths
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato
They are neither a 'state' nor 'Islamic': Why we shouldn't call them Isis, Isil or IS
- 1 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 2 Russian officials ban yoga because it's too much like a religious cult
- 3 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 4 Facebook rainbow profile pictures likely being tracked by social network
- 5 Ginger Pride festival to take place next summer, organisers say 'time of bullying gingers is over'