Conservative councils build only half as much affordable and social housing
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Monday 24 November 2008
Alistair Darling today announced an extra £100 million to help tens of thousands of families insulate their homes in a move to cut emissions and reduce energy bills.
Wednesday 12 November 2008
Friday 10 October 2008
Thursday 24 July 2008
If you've watched any polemical thrillers at all, you'll know that they generally keep at least one wide-eyed innocent to hand, so that the sort of information that would go without saying for the main protagonists actually can get said aloud at some point. The ignorance of this character is a proxy for ours, a representative cluelessness that allows us to be told what we need to know.
Monday 14 July 2008
Monday 07 July 2008
The Government today ruled out a cull of badgers to tackle the rising toll of TB in cattle.
Saturday 05 July 2008
Farmers have threatened legal action if the Government decides not to allow a cull of badgers to tackle tuberculosis in cattle.
Friday 04 July 2008
MPs defied public outcry last night and threw out attempts to curb their generous second home allowances and rejected calls for tough new external audits on their claims.
Wednesday 02 July 2008
Carbon dioxide emissions caused by UK consumers increased by almost a fifth between 1992 and 2004, research revealed today.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Cumbria last week took the first steps towards volunteering to be the site of Britain's first underground nuclear dump, in return for a hefty government "bribe".
Wednesday 25 June 2008
Monday 16 June 2008
For years, the bent cucumber – alongside its maligned compatriot, the straight banana – has been wielded by Eurosceptics eager to clobber the European Union. But Brussels bureaucrats are to usher in a new age of acceptance when it comes to knobbly fruit and vegetables, scrapping the rules dictating that only straight cucumbers can be sold in shops as "class one" fruit.
Friday 13 June 2008
Gordon Brown has signalled he wants Britain to play a major role in the race to build an extra 1,000 nuclear power stations across the world as part of his vision for ending the global "addiction to oil". The Prime Minister, who will be flying to Saudia Arabia for an emergency oil summit next week, said in spite of the risks of terrorism, Africa could build nuclear power plants to meet growing demands for energy.
Thursday 05 June 2008
Tuesday 20 May 2008
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
British tourists complain that impoverished boat migrants are making holidays 'awkward' in Kos
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
David Starkey 'tells Amal Clooney to shut up and stop over-promoting human rights'
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