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Vince Cable Tells City Banks Have 'Imperilled' UK's Recovery

PA   |   7 May 2012

Business Secretary Vince Cable tonight launched a new onslaught on the banks, accusing them of "imperilling" Britain's economic recovery. Cable used his annual set-piece address...

Police Federation Chief Paul McKeever Attacks 'Privatisation' Of Services

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   7 March 2012

The UK's chief representative of rank and file police officers has launched a vicious attack on what he sees as plans to "privatise" elements of...

Government Defends Closure Of Remploy Factories After Labour Outrage

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   7 May 2012

The government has defended its decision on Wednesday to close 36 Remploy factories across England and Wales, threatening to place up to 1,700 people out...

NHS Protests: United General Secretary Len McCluskey Warns '13 Days To Save NHS'

PA   |   7 May 2012

The public has just 13 days to halt the government's controversial health reforms and save the NHS from falling into the hands of private companies,...

Ken Livingstone Accused Of 'Ineptitude' By Tories In Hustings Debate

The Huffington Post UK   |  Asa Bennett   |   7 March 2012

Labour mayoral candidate Ken Livingstone has been accused of “comic ineptitude" and "muddled economics” by a senior Conservative councilor. This attack came at a Deputy...

Eurozone Collapse Could Leave Britain Defenceless, Ministers Warned

  |   8 March 2012

Ministers should draw up plans to deal with a collapse of the eurozone "as a matter of urgency", a high-powered committee of MPs and peers...

Government Defeated In Lords Again On Legal Aid

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   7 May 2012

The House of Lords has inflicted a further two defeats on Ken Clarke's legal aid reforms, with peers approving amendments which would ease restrictions on...

Vince Cable Refuses To Back Down Over Plan To Break-Up RBS

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   7 March 2012

Business secretary Vince Cable is sticking by his idea to break up RBS and make part of it a "business bank" which would focus more...

International Women's Day 2012: Cherie Blair, Lord Glasman, And More On What Feminism Means To Them

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   8 March 2012

What's got eight letters, three syllables and a bad reputation? Feminism. To mark international women's day 2012 we asked a host of celebrities, politicians and...

Donald Trump To Save Scotland From Wind Farm 'Madness'

PA   |   7 March 2012

US tycoon Donald Trump today said he would help save Scotland from "this madness" by speaking out against wind turbines. The flamboyant businessman has been...

French Euthanasia Campaign Puts Candidates On Their Deathbeds (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK   |  Cosima Ungaro   |   7 March 2012

A campaign in favour of euthanasia has used photomontages of French presidential candidates on the brink of death in a bid to gain attention. French...

Syrian Violence: UN Humanitarian Chief Valerie Amos Visits Baba Amr In Homs

Huffington Post UK   |  Michael Rundle   |   7 May 2012

UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has entered the ruins of the devestated Baba Amr district of Homs with the Syrian Red Crescent aid agency. Amos...

Devomax Should Be Part Of The Scottish Independence Referendum Ballot, Say Experts

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   7 March 2012

The option of greater devolution for Scotland - so-called "Devomax" - should be included somewhere on the ballot paper in the looming Scottish independence referendum,...

Kit Malthouse, Boris Johnson's Deputy, Pulls Out Of Mayoral Debate

The Huffington Post UK   |  Asa Bennett and Chris Wimpress   |   7 March 2012

Deputy London Mayor Kit Malthouse pulled out of a planned hustings for deputy mayoral candidates on Wednesday afternoon. Malthouse faced call to resign earlier this...

New Stalking Laws To Be Revealed By David Cameron

PA   |   8 March 2012

David Cameron will announce tougher laws on stalking in England and Wales as he meets victims today, sources said. The Prime Minister will meet stalking...

Protest At Petrol Prices And Fuel Duty Braves The Rain At Westminster

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   7 March 2012

Hundreds of protesters braved heavy rain on Wednesday lunchtime to take their campaign for fuel duty cuts to Westminster. Pensioners, cabbies, van drivers and hauliers...

Remploy Proposes Closure Of 36 Factories With 1,700 Redundancies For Disabled Workers

PA   |   7 May 2012

Remploy is proposing to close 36 of its 54 factories with potential compulsory redundancies of more than 1,700 disabled workers, it was announced today. Workers...

David Cameron Denies Being 'Too Public School' To Understand Voters' Concerns

  |   7 March 2012

David Cameron has dismissed an accusation from one of his own backbenchers that he is out of touch with voters because of his privileged upbringing....

Lord Blair Denies Leaking Rebekah Brooks' Horse Story To The Papers

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   7 March 2012

Rebekah Brooks borrowed her Scotland Yard horse after discussing it over lunch with Britain's top officer, an inquiry heard on Wednesday morning. Former commissioner Lord...

Len McCluskey, Unite Union Boss, 'Couldn't Care Less' About Criticism For Olympic Strike Threat

PA/The Huffington Post UK   |   7 May 2012

Britain is made up of two countries, with lengthening dole queues alongside "bonus-drunk" bankers still carrying on business as usual despite the state of the...

Manish Sood, Prospective Labour MP, Branded 'Dirty Old Man' For Kissing Woman's Bottom

SWNS   |   7 March 2012

Source: SWNS A prospective Labour MP who once said Gordon Brown was the "worst prime minister in history" posed as a masseuse to grope a...

PMQs 7th March 2012 - Sombre Mood As Afghanistan Attack Hangs Over Commons

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress & Ned Simons   |   7 March 2012

Prime minister's questions got off to a sombre start this lunchtime. following the the grim news coming from Afghanistan of the apparent deaths of six...

Afghanistan Attack On British Soldiers 'Desperately Sad', Says David Cameron

  |   7 March 2012

David Cameron has said news that six British soldiers are missing, believed dead, in Afghanistan was "desperately sad". Five soldiers from the 3rd Battalion the...

Afghanistan Death Toll Continues To Rise As Generals Shift Focus

PA   |   7 March 2012

The British death toll in Afghanistan continues to rise as politicians and generals shift their focus to extricating UK forces from the troubled country. More...

Gay Marriage: Francis Maude To Warn Tories To Support Plans Or Become 'Unelectable'

  |   31 January 2013

The Conservative Party will become unelectable if it fails to unite behind plans to introduce gay marriage, a cabinet minister is expected to warn. Cabinet...

Six UK Soldiers Dead In Afghanistan

Huffington Post UK / PA   |   7 March 2012

Six soldiers have died in the single worst enemy attack on British troops of the Afghan campaign. The servicemen were on patrol yesterday when their...

Tessa Jowell Urges London 2012 Olympics Sponsor Adidas To Change Worker Conditions

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   7 March 2012

Tessa Jowell has called on Adidas to change their practices following a War on Want report alleging some of their workers are paid just 74p...
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Mitt Romney Super Tuesday Results 2012: Forced Back Into The Breach

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Sam Stein   |   7 March 2012

Mitt Romney has morphed from the inevitable candidate into a Sisyphean character. The former Massachusetts governor, with the looks, pedigree and resume tailor-made for a...

Whitehall Efficiency Drive Labelled A 'Gross Failure' After Costing The Taxpayer Millions

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   7 March 2012

A massive seven-year government programme meant to increase efficiency has cost the taxpayer hundreds of millions of pounds, a public spending watchdog said. Whitehall departments...
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