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Charlie Cooper talks mansion tax with voters in Richmond
The Government has made a last-minute appeal to the carmaker GM not to close its Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, in an attempt to prevent the loss of the 2,100 jobs there.
More than 2,000 jobs at risk at Vauxhall factory
Education Secretary Michael Gove provoked an outcry from teachers today after warning his reforms would lead to fewer pupils passing exams and more headteachers being sacked.
Ministers have reneged on coalition promise to champion British firms investing in clean energy, say Greenpeace and WWF
Policy influenced 'where we think they have legitimate concerns'
Senior executives at Bell Pottinger claimed they could arrange meetings with the Business Secretary's special adviser on behalf of a client.
Nick Clegg is facing a Liberal Democrat rebellion after endorsing another two years of public spending cuts following the next general election.
Each May Peter Florence pitches his marquees in a field below the town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh-English border, ready to receive 100,000 visitors to his Hay Festival.
Vince Cable, the Business Secretary, faces a new confrontation with Chancellor George Osborne today after warning that Britain could face the “bomb” of a second financial emergency.
Charlotte Cripps considers the philosophical attractions of HowTheLightGetsIn, an ideas festival with a difference
It is only self-interest and the desire to have things their own way that makes the Conservatives so keen on first past the post
Business Secretary loses power to block Murdoch's BSkyB bid after 'war' gaffe
There were a lot of things Vince Cable could have got away with, but bragging that he had declared war on Rupert Murdoch was not one of them. That is not because Mr Murdoch is the country's biggest media baron, but because Mr Cable was supposed to be representing the national interest as the arbiter of Mr Murdoch's formal bid to be the sole owner of BSkyB.
Students will graduate owing colossal amounts of money, which they will be paying off well into their thirties
Nick Clegg today appealed to the Liberal Democrats to move on from their divisions over tuition fees and re-unite to help the party deliver on its priorities in the coalition.