'Record number' in low-paid jobs

A record five million workers are now in low-paid jobs, according to a new report, sparking calls for Government action to help tackle the problem.

Troops to quit Helmand in days

British troops are to leave Helmand province in the coming days, bringing a key chapter in the 13-year Afghanistan campaign to an end.

Comic Brand 'wants Bo-Jo's job'

Comedian Russell Brand has refused to comment on suggestions he could mount a bid to become Mayor of London.

Tories reel in Labour's poll lead

The Tories have reeled in Labour's advantage according to two new polls.

IS hostages 'face waterboarding'

Islamic State (IS) hostage John Cantlie has told how prisoners have been waterboarded for trying to escape in the latest video released by the terror ...

Pocket money rise 'outstrips wages'

Children's pocket money payouts have risen more than twice as fast as their parents' wage increases since the late 1980s, research has found.

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

Supermarket giant Asda could face legal action from tens of thousands of mainly female employees who claim they have been underpaid.

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City sealed off in roof man hunt

Parts of Edinburgh city centre are on lockdown as police hunt a man reported to be on a roof.

Tories reel in Labour's poll lead

The Tories have reeled in Labour's advantage according to two new polls.

Troops to quit Helmand in days

British troops are to leave Helmand province in the coming days, bringing a key chapter in the 13-year Afghanistan campaign to an end.

'Record number' in low-paid jobs

A record five million workers are now in low-paid jobs, according to a new report, sparking calls for Government action to help tackle the problem.

WW1 coverage 'uniting Britain'

The commemoration of the First World War has increased the public's knowledge of the conflict and brought people in Britain together, according to ...

Comic Brand 'wants Bo-Jo's job'

Comedian Russell Brand has refused to comment on suggestions he could mount a bid to become Mayor of London.

IS hostages 'face waterboarding'

Islamic State (IS) hostage John Cantlie has told how prisoners have been waterboarded for trying to escape in the latest video released by the terror ...