Decision to scrap outsourcing of controversial polygraph tests is latest blow to Government's privatisation plans following scandals involving G4S and Serco
I thought Thatcher’s cardboard box city of rough sleepers outside Waterloo station had gone forever
People were most receptive to messages that appeared to affect them personally, rather than peer pressure
Only those who get an inheritance will enjoy better living standards
Immediate action is more than ever dependent on channeling the private sector
The strongest brand in European train travel has reached the end of the line. The Rail Europe name is to be erased by Christmas – just as horizons for British train travellers are being expanded with a new Paris-Barcelona high-speed service.
Occupiers are protesting the "monetisation of higher education"
The programme would also provide a stimulus for the economy and create tens of thousands of jobs in the construction industry
Are students as apathetic as the stereotype runs? Jamie Crow finds out how engaged they are
We need a full inquiry into the goings-on at the Co-op Bank
New Government proposals that aim to boost final-salary schemes could hit their benefits, reports Simon Read
It's not more climate organisations we need. It's more effective ones
The state makes some gesture towards curbing state corruption, but family relationships and tradition are at the core of the problem
Review launched after Rochdale child-grooming scandal discovers that 63 privately owned homes did not meet the Government’s minimum standards
Here's the real scandal: It turns out the former deputy speaker is now entitled to a “severance” payment of £9,000 simply for ceasing to do the job
Raquel Rolnik is on a two-week tour of UK cities where she will meet tenants affected by the policy