Some Labour figures worry that the party leader is overdoing the anti-business rhetoric
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Saturday 03 April 2010
Wednesday 03 March 2010
Winston Churchill, the former Conservative MP and grandson of the Second World War Prime Minister, who died yesterday after a two-year battle against cancer, was the Conservative MP for Stretford and then Davyhulme in Greater Manchester for 27 years.
Wednesday 24 February 2010
George Osborne will today accuse Gordon Brown of becoming the first prime minister to preside over a slide in the size of the British economy.
Friday 01 January 2010
Minutes of an explosive Cabinet meeting which precipitated one of the most serious political crises of Margaret Thatcher's premiership are to be released early, the Information Commissioner's office has ruled.
Thursday 31 December 2009
Minutes from the most explosive Cabinet meeting of Margaret Thatcher's premiership may be released early after a ruling from the information commissioner under the Freedom of Information Act, it was revealed today.
Monday 14 December 2009
Some red faces at Tesco, which had promised partners in its launch of iPhone sales that it would keep its pricing strategy secret until 10 December. Unfortunately, some bright spark decided to post the details on the grocer's website a day early. The page was taken down, but not before folk in the telecoms industry had spotted it and circulated the details to all and sundry.
Sunday 09 August 2009
Tuesday 30 June 2009
Monday 29 June 2009
Tuesday 09 June 2009
Sunday 17 May 2009
Sunday 26 April 2009
Tuesday 21 April 2009
The age of government activism is back. Or is it? Once you've waded through the grandiose-sounding principles and statement of objectives, yesterday's government paper purporting to set out an industrial strategy for the future – New Industry, New Jobs: Building Britain's Future – doesn't add up to a hill of beans, or given its focus on creating "green-collar" jobs, one might even say a hill of green beans.
Monday 13 April 2009
Thursday 05 March 2009
The pitched battle between the booksellers of Hay-on-Wye and the renowned literary town's self-styled "King" Richard Booth is threatening to get ugly.
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
Street preacher quoting from the Bible fined for calling homosexuality an 'abomination'
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
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