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Savers will be offered pensions “with expensive, and confusing fees”, following a dramatic climbdown by the pensions minister, Steve Webb, over charges.

RACING: Enigma of Egypt at Aintree

The Grand National meeting, which starts a fortnight on Thursday, will provide a swift opportunity for several of the horses that failed to collect at Cheltenham.

Gulf between rich and poor increases: One-third of UK children living in poverty, study shows

INEQUALITY of wealth has increased dramatically since 1979, with the richest 10 per cent of the population becoming 60 per cent richer and the poorest 20 per cent no better off, government figures published yesterday reveal.

Silly Questions: The last word, by definition

LAMONT'S revenge - at the uses suggested for him in the Creativity column - squeezed us out last week. So here is all you need to know about words, hats and squirrels.

Howard returns to face criticism of DoE inaction: Minister on another overseas trip as concern grows over environment policy

MICHAEL Howard, the Secretary of State for the Environment, last night returned from his fourth overseas visit in less than two months to face rising concern and criticism about environmental policy at home.

Father's quest for boy who vanished: Paul Abell believes that his son Gary, who went missing after a St Valentine's Day party, was abducted. Richard Smith reports

EVERY day Paul Abell sets out to search for his teenage son whose disappearance after a party has baffled police.

Law Report: Adult cannot sue over abuse in childhood: Stubbings v Webb and another - House of Lords (Lord Templeman, Lord Bridge of Harwich, Lord Griffiths, Lord Ackner and Lord Slynn of Hadley), 16 December 1992

Rape and indecent assault fell within the category of trespass to the person and claims for damages for personal injury founded on such allegations were subject to the six-year limitation period under section 2 of the Limitation Act 1980, and not to the three-year period applicable to accident cases under section 11, which was subject to discretionary extension by the court in certain circumstances.

People with mortgages are the 'new poor'

WORKING families with mortgages and the struggling self-employed are the 'new poor' to emerge from a select committee report on poverty during the Thatcher years.

Letter: Truman's legacy

Sir: I was surprised to read Reggie Nadelson's article (10 September) criticising President Bush's claim to Truman's legacy in the light of Republican attacks on unions.
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