Scottish singing sensation hits out at claims she has ‘brain damage’, instead says she suffers from high-functioning form of autism
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UK extreme weather: Government in perfect storm over climate change gaffe as floods render homes uninsurable
Friday 06 December 2013
Ministers accused of hugely underestimating number of households rendered uninsurable by repeated flooding
Thursday 29 August 2013
Delivery workers are unhappy about changes to employment terms and conditions and a restructuring exercise to build three giant distribution hubs
Thursday 29 August 2013
Unite union says national agreement was being changed, threatening job losses
Tuesday 09 July 2013
It is a question that is over 120 years old but has yet to be solved. William Gladstone was the first to raise the conundrum of whether elected representatives should be able to vote on issues which would have no effect on the lives of their constituents. In 1886, the four-times Prime Minister, talking about issues raised by Irish home rule, said: “If Ireland is to have domestic legislation for Irish affairs they cannot come here for English or Scottish affairs”.
Sunday 14 April 2013
Dozens of reptiles, meerkats and an otter among the dead after early morning blaze
Monday 25 March 2013
Laws that affect only England should normally require the support of a majority of English MPs, a government-ordered inquiry recommends today.
Thursday 14 February 2013
I have never understood why MPs require research assistants (I never had one, nor claimed for one). The House of Commons Library has among its staff many scholars who will supply objective information, often very promptly. Working among gifted contemporaries covering other fields was Dr John Poole, who from 1966 until his retirement in 1990 was Head of the Science section of the Library. Indeed, he was the founding father of the provision of serious scientific fact to Parliament.
Monday 04 February 2013
Such was his attention to detail in the cause of safety, he was known as 'The Ferret'
Saturday 25 February 2012
If ever there were unsung heroes, few can have been less recognised by successive British governments than the sailors of the Royal Navy and Merchant Navy who participated in the Arctic convoys, carrying desperately needed supplies to Murmansk in 1941.
Friday 24 February 2012
Labour MP Eric Joyce has been charged with assault following a late night fracas at a House of Commons bar in which a Tory rival was allegedly head-butted.
Tuesday 10 January 2012
More than 23 people have been taken to hospital following a chemical spill at a warehouse.
Exclusive: Young people ‘want UK to stay in Europe’: Four in 10 adults aged 18 to 24 are ‘firmly in favour’ of membership, poll shows
You can STILL be jailed for being a republican, government confirms, and it remains illegal to even 'imagine' overthrowing the Queen
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Fighting back: the woman giving a voice (and 49,999 others) to the victims of sexism - by giving an airing to their horror stories
PM denies two child limit for benefits is part of Tory welfare policy
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