More than three million low-income families risk missing out on the economic recovery even if wages start to keep pace with inflation, according to an analysis for The Independent.
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Monday 24 January 2011
Sebastian Coe, chairman of the London 2012 Olympic Committee (LOCOG), said yesterday that Britain's reputation would be "trashed" if Tottenham Hotspur's plan to rip down the Olympic Stadium was given the go-ahead next week.
Monday 17 January 2011
Jessica Ennis opened her indoor season in impressive fashion at the North of England Championships in her hometown, Sheffield, on Saturday.
Thursday 23 December 2010
No officers will face disciplinary action after a mob attacked the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall during the tuition fees protests, Scotland Yard said today.
Monday 13 December 2010
Sunday 12 December 2010
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Saturday 27 November 2010
What do men want? It's an imponderable question which I feel strangely unqualified to answer. I suspect there are quite a few men who feel like me: I have an aversion to shopping, contempt for most advertising, only a vague notion of where I'm going in life, a bemused attitude to extreme sports, and a fairly strong conviction that repeatedly showing me images of semi-naked women will do nothing but make me feel depressed, frustrated and grubby. So when I leaf through a pile of men's magazines, I can't help wondering who they're addressing.
Jim Greenwood: Lions rugby union player who became acknowledged as one of the game's leading thinkers
Saturday 20 November 2010
He may never have coached an international side, but Jim Greenwood made a lasting influence on many of the world's leading coaches and became known as "Mr Rugby"in New Zealand. Acknowledged across the rugby union-playing world as one of the greatest thinkers on the game, his two books, Total Rugby and Think Rugby, became classic texts for coaches at all levels.
Tuesday 16 November 2010
A woman critically injured by a bull which killed her husband was fighting for her life in hospital today.
Wednesday 27 October 2010
A lottery winner who hanged himself in his home was found by a live-in lover his family had no idea existed, an inquest heard today.
Saturday 23 October 2010
Wednesday 06 October 2010
An award-winning barbershop quartet is tackling a new style of cut - after landing a major record deal.
Wednesday 06 October 2010
A boy of 17 has become possibly the youngest funeral director in Britain to set up his own business.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
Lizzie Simmonds and Gemma Spofforth claimed a one-two for Great Britain in the 200 metres backstroke at the European Championships in Budapest yesterday.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Daniel Fogg was the first of three British swimmers home when he finished 11th in the 10km open water event as the European Aquatics Championships got under way in Budapest yesterday.
Monday 26 July 2010
A murder investigation is under way after a 23-year-old man was stabbed to death today, police said.
Ukip says babies born to immigrants in the UK should be classed as migrants – which would include Nigel Farage’s own children
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
The young are the new poor: Sharp increase in number of under-25s living in poverty, while over-65s are better off than ever
Tamir Rice: 12-year-old boy playing with fake gun dies after being shot by Ohio police
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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