Sir Michael Wilshaw argues that poverty is no longer the major determinant of whether a child will fail
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Tuesday 25 June 2013
Teachers have the sixth highest salaries in the developing world
Wednesday 19 June 2013
Shell's persistent claims that theft and sabotage are responsible for almost all the oil spills at its operation in Nigeria could have been exaggerated, an international watchdog has found.
Foreign-born men more likely to be in work than British counterparts - and migrant workers earn UK £7bn annual boost
Thursday 13 June 2013
Male migrants in the UK have had higher levels of employment than 'native-born men' from 2007
Thursday 13 June 2013
An international deal to crack down on secretive tax havens is in jeopardy after the British Crown Territory of Bermuda refused to sign up to new transparency rules.
Friday 31 May 2013
Fears of another property bubble as prices leap in May at their fastest rate for six years.
Thursday 30 May 2013
Economic View: Reform fatigue is mounting as visible results in growth and jobs fail to materialise
OECD cuts eurozone growth forecasts and backs to George Osborne's austerity strategy as Europe faces unemployment crisis
Wednesday 29 May 2013
George Osborne’s deficit-slicing strategy gained backing from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, but the international thinktank called on the eurozone to turn to the printing presses to revive growth.
Friday 24 May 2013
Outlook Big Brother watched you. And Google? Google just loves you. The internet search leviathan's boss Eric Schmidt told us so this week. "Google will continue to invest in the UK no matter what you guys do," he told the audience at the company's annual Big Tent shindig this week. "We love you guys too much".
Sunday 19 May 2013
It is a funny time in Italy. On paper the country's economy has now shrunk for seven consecutive quarters, making it the longest recession since the Second World War, and leaving it some 8 per cent below the peak reached in 2007.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
After taxes, the richest 10 per cent earned 9.5 times the income of the poorest 10 per cent in 2010
Thursday 04 April 2013
OECD reports budgets are down by 4 per cent but Britain sticks to foreign-spending target
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
Tom Daley ‘is gay because his father died’ says UK evangelist
Iain Duncan Smith leaves Commons food banks debate early
Kiss and yell: Italian protester charged with sexual assault after kissing riot police officer
David Cameron takes his biggest gamble yet as he gets tough on Europe over immigration
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
- 1 Tim Sherwood challenges Daniel Levy to set out vision for Tottenham Hotspur’s future
- 2 French pub fined €9,000 after customers returned empties to bar - because it's 'undeclared labour'
- 3 Sun will 'flip upside down' within weeks, says Nasa
- 4 #Teamnigella: It’s the only side to be on
- 5 Christmas comes early: Justin Bieber is 'retiring from music'