Visit of the Environment Secretary to the Somerset Levels lambasted as a ‘publicity stunt’ by angry campaigners
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Friday 23 November 2012
Complaining about Thames’s financial structure should not delay the whole project
Wednesday 21 November 2012
Naturist San Franciscans may be forced to cover up, after the city's Board of Supervisors voted to ban public displays of genitalia.
Sunday 21 October 2012
This haunting image by photographer Marcus Doyle is taken from his "Salton Sea" series, which forms part of his Thursday by the Sea exhibition, opening at London's Margaret Street Gallery this Tuesday.
Saturday 29 September 2012
Sheer volume of rain is overwhelming communities previously considered immune. Jonathan Brown reports
Thursday 23 August 2012
The Leeds hooker was let go by the Giants but on Saturday he meets them in the Challenge Cup final. He talks to Dave Hadfield
Monday 13 August 2012
Well the name sounds Brazilian, does he have something to do with the next Olympic Games?
Friday 10 August 2012
Campaign ad implicitly blaming Romney for wife's cancer death is causing a furore
Wednesday 25 July 2012
Katherine Boo's debut about the vertiginousness of existence in a "Mumbai slum" is the antidote to mainstream books and films on the subject from the English-speaking world. It's framed by her noting the lack of "deeply reported" non-fiction about India. Her method, developed "within poor communities in the US", is to invest time and attention in the complex interiors of "small" people.
Tuesday 24 July 2012
Government strategists might have preferred it if Treasury minister David Gauke had given a more deft answer when an interviewer asked him about the practice of paying tradespeople such as builders, plumbers and cleaners in cash.
Monday 23 July 2012
The practice of paying workmen “cash in hand” was condemned as “morally wrong” today by a Treasury minister.
Thursday 19 July 2012
Outlook On the face of it, the London Stock Exchange (LSE) ought to be having a torrid time.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
Wolseley, the FTSE 100-listed building giant behind Plumb Center, is exploring "strategic options" for its business in France, with an outright sale thought to be the preferred option.
Wednesday 11 July 2012
The Government set out plans yesterday to reform the water industry, claiming that opening up the sector would save the economy £2bn over 30 years,
Saturday 07 July 2012
The Town That Never Retired
Friday 29 June 2012
Controversial “fracking” for shale gas could go ahead in the UK if it is well regulated, as the risks of water contamination and damaging earthquakes are very low, experts said today.
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
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
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