“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.
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Wednesday 22 February 2012
The CBI is calling on the Government to overhaul the penalty system for excessive carbon emissions, branding its handling of the £1bn-a-year carbon reduction scheme as dishonest and "discredited" and demanding it is scrapped.
Wednesday 22 February 2012
Wednesday 08 February 2012
Tuesday 07 February 2012
But are we throwing away money – and a chance to be green? Tom Bawden finds out
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Lack of adequate recycling facilities and confusing legislation is hampering Britain's economy as demand for raw materials soars. Tom Bawden examines the case
Sunday 22 January 2012
I'm back at work now, after six weeks' writing from the sofa, incapacitated first of all by a plaster cast, then simply by aching joints that had forgotten how to function and scar tissue so taut that walking felt like naughty elves shooting staples into my kneecap. The first day at my desk was, to my mind at least, just like when Jesus arrived at Jerusalem on Palm Sunday, yet without the bell-ringing or the crowds singing "Hosanna".
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Friday 20 January 2012
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Wednesday 18 January 2012
DS Smith has spent €1.6bn (£1.3bn) buying the packaging division of a Swedish tissue-maker in a deal which it claimed made it Europe's biggest recycling company.
Sunday 15 January 2012
Householders will no longer face fines for making "innocent mistakes" when putting out their bins under plans being announced by the Government this week.
Friday 13 January 2012
Teachers have a responsibility to make sure pupils behave and succeed or they will find themselves "in the firing line", Michael Gove suggested today.
Saturday 07 January 2012
Tuesday 27 December 2011
Those thank-you letters won’t write themselves... Make the chore bearable with charming paper and cards
Monday 12 December 2011
Cardiff, Bristol, Manchester, London and Liverpool have all expressed interest
Sunday 11 December 2011
I guarantee that the one sport we'll win gold medals at in 2012 is loafing. We'll excel at lounging on a sofa staring at a screen, one hand around a jumbo bar of Dairy Milk, the other resting by a can of fizzy liquid.
Friday 02 December 2011
Celebrate the season of peace and goodwill by choosing from these eco-friendly, fairly traded but stylish presents
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
Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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