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Shock study reveals that 4.8m people earn too little to meet basic standards
Miners' union and Scargill in court over claim they must still pay for the £1.5m Barbican flat he moved into in the 1980s
Around 2,200 staff at JJB Sports were made redundant today after administrators closed 133 stores and agreed to sell 20 remaining outlets to Mike Ashley's Sports Direct International.
Rangers' appeal against sanctions imposed by the Scottish Football Association will be heard next Wednesday - and the panel members have been named following consultation with the police.
Going up to Oxford taught the novelist Philip Hensher life's possibilities. Going straight into employment gave the entrepreneur Simon Dolan a head start at work. So who had the advantage?
Three British citizens, two Irish people and a Spaniard were killed in a plane crash at Cork Airport today.
Hundreds of students will be paid £20,000 a year to study for a degree under a groundbreaking deal agreed between a top university and one of the country's largest graduate recruiters.
The high street delivered anaemic sales growth in November for the eighth successive month, which along with the recent snow has left retailers biting their nails over festive trading.
Speciality retail Group, the company behind the Suits You menswear chain, has collapsed into administration just eight months after a controversial insolvency procedure, leaving 350 jobs hanging in the balance.
The chief financial officer of the tour operator TUI Travel has quit after a £117m accounting blunder forced the company to restate its annual results.
High street sales fell unexpectedly last month, reinforcing fears that shoppers are already reining in their spending ahead of the economically crucial festive period. It was the second consecutive monthly sales decline, with clothing and footwear stores suffering the most.
More than 1,700 workers are to lose their jobs after administrators for Threshers parent First Quench today announced the closure of 373 stores.
A former HBOS executive says he has documents that prove the Prime Minister must take responsibility for the mess in the markets
Olympic organisers are to abandon plans for a temporary badminton venue at the London 2012 Games but will press ahead with two other controversial developments, following a cost-cutting review by the consultancy firm KPMG.
Homosexuals are being courted by employers – from spooks to the city
Britain has arrived at a "worrying tipping-point" where a majority of the nation's 13-year-olds – equivalent to 350,000 youths – have already started drinking alcohol, Jacqui Smith has warned.