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Monday 08 August 2011
Charities are facing cuts totalling nearly £3 billion over the coming five years due to government spending reductions, according to a report released today.
Saturday 30 July 2011
Labour leader Ed Miliband attended a string of News International parties and held talks with former chief executive Rebekah Brooks, records released today showed.
Thursday 28 July 2011
The bid, however we dress it, was essentially a fraud. It came with the claim that it would be a gift to youth and that London was uniquely equipped for the task
Monday 11 July 2011
The Government will unveil today watered-down proposals to devolve more power over public services to local communities and John Lewis-style "mutual" companies.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Sunday 22 May 2011
Pressure on Cabinet minister Chris Huhne intensified today with the publication of details of his former wife's driving licence.
Sunday 15 May 2011
One year into the Big Society, David Cameron's big idea has stalled. Soaring political speeches may get headlines, but in practice this rhetoric is contradicted by his Government's actions.
Wednesday 13 April 2011
Silvio Berlusconi's supporters in parliament were last night fighting to push through law changes widely seen as a cynical attempt to save the premier from a bribery conviction.
Wednesday 30 March 2011
To get to the AV Yes! launch you had to walk through a crowd of Cleggs. For admirers of Nick Clegg that was a happy start. But the many smiling faces weren't all they seemed. Each had strangely lifeless eyes. It turned out they were men wearing Nick Clegg masks. A clever but slightly creepy stunt by the AV people. Their point was that this new voting system would mean men wearing Nick Clegg masks roaming around London shouting "No, No, No!" It may need more thought.
Friday 18 March 2011
Former cabinet minister Tessa Jowell has begun legal proceedings which could see her name added to the list of public figures suing the News of the World for alleged phone hacking.
Wednesday 09 March 2011
David Cameron's mission to promote a Big Society was dismissed as mere rhetoric yesterday after a charity that appeared to encompass all of its values lost vital funding.
Sunday 20 February 2011
Wednesday 09 February 2011
The Conservatives' Big Society tsar has suggested that councils cut the hours of their staff and ask them to volunteer in the community instead.
Sunday 06 February 2011
Friday 21 January 2011
Ed Miliband's drive to revive the Labour Party's fortunes suffered a major setback last night with the surprise resignation of the Shadow Chancellor, Alan Johnson.
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