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Tuesday 09 July 2013
Ministers reject several recommendations of the commission set up to prevent future bailouts
Friday 26 April 2013
Starbucks is justified in not paying tax in the UK because it has not made any profits in the country, according a senior figure from the firm that advises the coffee chain on its tax affairs.
Tuesday 23 April 2013
The Government has climbed down over proposals to outlaw discrimination on grounds of caste.
Cable in new bid to save vanishing British pubs by clamping down on companies that exploit freelance 'tied' publicans
Monday 22 April 2013
Code of conduct plan to help landlords fight harsh terms imposed by property giants
Sunday 17 March 2013
The£24bn UK aerospace industry will receive a welcome boost tomorrow when a government-led investment plan worth hundreds of millions of pounds is due to be announced by Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
David Cameron and George Osborne have ordered ministers to do more to kickstart growth amid a Cabinet “blame game” about Britain’s flatlining economy.
Thursday 21 February 2013
Hundreds of graduates and employees are to be offered the chance to study for Masters degrees in aerospace engineering, it was announced today.
Thursday 11 October 2012
For the last four years, since the credit crunch hit the global economy, there's been much talk about how the UK can be led from the recession back into growth. If you watch the news it won't take long for the words "economic growth" to be uttered. As individuals, it can be hard to see how we can influence what appears an issue for Whitehall or the banks or businesses or the City. But as researchers, whatever our career stage, and whatever problem we currently tackle, we have a important contribution to make to the growth of the UK economy.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
It probably isn't brilliant politics. It will do him personally not one iota of good, and the manner of it cannot be called distinguished. Yet there comes a time in the life of the perpetually abused wife when, damn the consequences, all you want is to see her throw acid in the abuser's face. And so today we deploy one of the unlikelier four-word phrases in the language, and declare this: well done, Nick Clegg.
Friday 22 June 2012
The Farepak savers' vain battle for justice goes on as the stench from this appalling affair lingers
Saturday 16 June 2012
Thursday's task was to take part in a panel discussion on the financing and renewal of Britain's infrastructure organised by Reform, the think-tank.
Tuesday 12 June 2012
The Chancellor yesterday took time out from worrying about the drag from Europe on Britain's moribund economy to use his appearance at the Leveson Inquiry to smooth the way for the Prime Minister, who will give evidence later in the week.
Monday 11 June 2012
A senior Liberal Democrat has said culture secretary Jeremy Hunt should have resigned following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry about News Corp's failed takeover of BSkyB.
Monday 11 June 2012
A senior Liberal Democrat has said the Culture Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, should have resigned following his evidence to the Leveson inquiry about News Corp's failed takeover of BSkyB.
Thursday 31 May 2012
For those who had already made up their mind that Jeremy Hunt had to go, the newly-released texts from the Culture Secretary were mere confirmation of his role as a cheerleader for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
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- 5 Bryan Cranston speaks candidly about wealth