Shadow Cabinet Officer minister Michael Dugher calls for action before 30th anniversary of the Battle of Orgrave
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Former NUM leader Arthur Scargill 'tried to buy London flat under Margaret Thatcher's right-to-buy scheme'
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Miners' union general secretary Chris Kitchen: 'Unfortunately the perception I had of Arthur the great trade unionist, socialist, just is nothing like the reality as to the man that I know now'
Saturday 04 January 2014
The ECB chief executive David Collier has given his backing to the under-fire pair
Friday 03 January 2014
They once toiled underground in Kent but found themselves jobless after mining ended. Now the transformation of an old pit is bringing them hope
Friday 13 December 2013
Anglo American's links with South Africa are so entrenched that it has been described as running like a spine through the country's history. The founder of the FTSE 100 mining titan, Sir Ernest Oppenheimer, established it there in 1917, sowing the seeds of a giant empire in diamonds, gold and minerals.
Thursday 05 December 2013
In the midst of London’s stock market IPO boom, one mid-tier technology group is about to bid auf Wiedersehen.
Bill Foulkes: Sir Bobby Charlton leads tributes to former Manchester United defender, who has died aged 81
Monday 25 November 2013
The European Cup winner was a survivor of the Munich air disaster
Friday 11 October 2013
Kenan Malik contests a well-meaning but flawed call for curbs on global movement
Thursday 03 October 2013
Punters on the hunt for a bargain turned to the metal diggers yesterday.
Friday 27 September 2013
Punters yesterday bet that a billion-dollar deal with a Chinese export giant really was as good as it looked for African Minerals, after a number of false starts for the Aim- listed miner. African Minerals, founded by the controversial businessman Frank Timis – who is now executive chairman, agreed the $1bn (£623m) deal with China's largest import and export group, Tianjin Materials and Equipment Group Corporation (Tewoo).
Friday 20 September 2013
City traders are fickle types, and yesterday the only thing they appeared interested in was stocks that dig up yellow metal. The markets surged after the shock news that the US Federal Reserve will not reduce its current asset purchasing programme – much to the surprise of many who had predicted a tapering of quantitative easing. As the markets took it on board, the dollar weakened and gold, in turn, jumped.
Thursday 19 September 2013
Commission of inquiry finds police falsified and withheld documents and gave fabricated accounts of events in August last year
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Traders have named the pharmaceuticals group Shire as a takeover target more times than they have taken paracetamol, but yesterday the City was overdosing on rumours that Shire was lining up a takeover of a US drug group.
Tuesday 17 September 2013
Salustiano Sanchez-Blazquez, who has died aged 112, was the world's oldest man, having held the title for just three months. He took the baton from Jiroemon Kimura, who died in Japan in June this year, aged 116.
Sunday 15 September 2013
The deaths follow a mine collapse in December in which 11 men were believed to have died
Tuesday 10 September 2013
The coal miner-to-wheat trading giant Glencore Xstrata moved to take greater control of Lonmin yesterday, as the beleaguered platinum group continues to struggle with trade unions in South Africa.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
Ex-head of MI6: 'We shouldn't kid ourselves that Russia is on a path to democracy'
Most people think legal tax avoidance is just as wrong as illegal tax evasion, poll suggests
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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