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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Friday 07 November 2008
Steel giant Corus is to cut production by 30 per cent over the next few months and temporarily shut down blast furnaces at two of its UK plants, it announced today.
Thursday 25 September 2008
Wednesday 13 August 2008
Thursday 31 July 2008
Police who gave chase to a powerful BMW in a 130mph pursuit were unaware that they were being outrun by a car being driven by a one-legged man.
Tuesday 22 July 2008
The jury in the trial of Anne Darwin - wife of back-from-the-dead canoeist John - was due to retire to consider its verdicts later today.
Sunday 20 July 2008
In 2002, John Darwin, who, with his wife Anne, owned a portfolio of properties in the North-east, went canoeing off the coast and disappeared. No body was found; he was presumed drowned, and his wife collected insurance and pension payouts worth about £250,000. Then, last December, Mr Darwin turned up at a London police station. It emerged that Mrs Darwin had known of his faked death all along.
Friday 18 July 2008
'Back-from-the-dead' canoeist John Darwin wrote to his wife every day while they were in prison on remand following their £250,000 fraud charges, a court heard today.
Friday 18 July 2008
During a day of tearful admissions by Anne Darwin yesterday, it was the revelation that she no longer loved her husband and had even considered killing herself at the height of the five-year scam that sent the biggest frisson through the courtroom .
Wednesday 16 July 2008
Anne Darwin wrote a loving email to her supposedly dead husband John hours before he walked into a police station, a court heard today.
Tuesday 20 May 2008
Marks & Spencer's annual profits topped £1 billion for the first time in a decade today, but staff failed to cash in after the retail giant slashed bonus payouts.
Thursday 01 May 2008
A babysitter serving life for the murder of her neighbour's two-year-old son today won her challenge against her conviction.
Thursday 13 March 2008
Back-from-the-dead canoeist John Darwin today admitted deception.
Thursday 24 January 2008
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Monday 23 January 2006
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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