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There’s nothing left-wing about a higher inflation target

There's nothing especially political about it. It's a hard-nosed calculation that weighs up the co...

Magical thinking now dominates our politics

UKIP, the SNP and the Greens cut through all the complexity and noise. They say quite simple things,...

Sir Howard Davies: the full transcript

* Many bankers are still overpaid * The Chancellor's Help to Buy subsidies are not a good idea * B...

Miles Kington Remembered: We prepare for old age, but we don't prepare for death

Nobody in the past 100 years has said any famous dying words, presumably because when the moment comes, we are swaddled in sedatives and painkillers

Miles Kington Remembered: If you want to write a nature column, live in London

When I wander through the country, my mind tends to be elsewhere, and I can come home without having noticed anything in particular

Miles Kington Remembered: An unexplained disappearance, and a chain reaction

'These could be the ones, sir!' said the Sergeant excitedly. 'The ones used by the murderer to avoidleaving prints!'

Miles Kington Remembered: Archaeologists unearth relics from the age of ignorance

Two huge corporations, Pepsi and Coke, did nothing but sell fizzy brown flavoured water. Not only had the two products little obvious attraction they were almost identical

Miles Kington Remembered: How a famous court case became a soup opera

Answer me yes or no. Do you deny that you are aiming at celebrity status through your restaurantactivities?

Miles Kington Remembered: Five more apparently useless things never to be discarded

Today I am completing my list of the 10 most common left-over objects in the average household and how to re-use them.

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