Chancellor George Osborne should prioritise investment in Britain’s thriving creative industries, such as the arts and advertising, according to a new report from think tank IPPR.
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Thursday 21 November 2013
If there's one thing students enjoy more than a few quiet pints, it's flexing their intellectual muscles at the same time.
Monday 30 September 2013
A wanted burglar has been jailed after he admitted stealing a kayak and trying to paddle across one of the world’s busiest sea lanes to start a new life in France.
Friday 20 September 2013
The woman's godmother, who suffers with dementia, allowed the man to become a signatory on her bank account
Monday 16 September 2013
A prolific paedophile who posed online as the singer Justin Bieber to convince young girls all over the world to expose themselves on video has been jailed for 14 years, in a case described as one of the worst the courts have ever seen.
Tuesday 16 July 2013
She has decoded the complexities of the eurozone crisis and quizzed international corporate leaders before audiences of millions, but BBC Breakfast presenter Stephanie McGovern said some viewers still thought her Northern accent meant she was “too common for telly”.
Wednesday 05 June 2013
A man who sprinkled his own pubic hair over a half-eaten curry in an attempt to avoid paying for it has been jailed.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
A lack of travellers – and trains – has left some parts of the rail network surprisingly idle
Monday 11 March 2013
Last Night's TV; BBC1
Tuesday 04 December 2012
A judge who commented a burglar needed “a huge amount of courage” has been formally reprimanded for a “serious error of judgment”, the Office for Judicial Complaints (OJC) said.
Saturday 24 November 2012
Tata cuts jobs in face of an expected 10 per cent slide in European demand
Friday 23 November 2012
Steel giant Tata is cutting 900 jobs and closing 12 sites under plans to improve competitiveness, the firm announced today.
IoS TV review: Secret State, Channel 4, Wednesday
Some Girls, BBC3, Tuesday
Heston's Fantastical Food, Channel 4, Tuesday
Sunday 11 November 2012
The latest TV portrait of British politics is a watchable but silly conspiracy thriller
Monday 15 October 2012
A civilian detention officer has been cleared of assaulting a prisoner at a police station after an appeal.
Thursday 09 August 2012
A second postbox painted gold in honour of an Olympic champion has been defaced.
Saturday 28 July 2012
A teenage boy who throttled a 10-year-old girl before repeatedly beating her around the head so viciously he could have killed her might never be released from custody, a judge said yesterday.
Durham Free School: 'Creationism taught at' free school facing closure
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Nigel Farage promises Ukip will not 'stigmatise' would-be migrants – and says he wants 'everyone to speak the same language'
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