Ukip 'set for big by-election win'

Ukip is on course for a resounding victory in the Rochester and Strood by-election with a new poll putting the party 13 points ahead.

Too many workplaces 'perform badly'

Britain has too many poor-performing workplaces where staff are treated badly, underpaid, over-worked and ignored, according to a new report.

EU targets 'to raise power bills'

Energy targets set by Brussels will force up annual household gas and electricity bills by £149 within six years, research has found.

Commanders slam Afghan campaign

British commanders have given a damning assessment of the military campaign in Afghanistan, admitting that at times troops were so stretched there ...

PM: EU must do more to fight Ebola

David Cameron is to urge fellow EU leaders to do more to tackle Ebola in west Africa, warning that failure to halt the killer disease there would ...

Confidence 'low' in pensions sector

Consumer confidence in the pensions industry remains low as the Government prepares to shake up the sector, research by consumer group Which? has ...

Six-year high for car production

The first nine months of 2014 have been the best for car manufacturing for six years despite a slight dip in production last month.

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Ukip 'set for big by-election win'

Ukip is on course for a resounding victory in the Rochester and Strood by-election with a new poll putting the party 13 points ahead.

EU targets 'to raise power bills'

Energy targets set by Brussels will force up annual household gas and electricity bills by £149 within six years, research has found.

Man and boy, 9, die in house blaze

A nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man have died after a house fire, police said.

Photobomb named word of the year

Photobomb, an action brought to the nation's consciousness by a host of famous figures from Jennifer Lawrence to the Queen, has been named the word ...

Soulful Sam is big Mobo winner

Chart-topping soul singer Sam Smith dedicated his triumph to his parents after celebrating being the big winner at the Mobo Awards.

Tesco boss faces profits pressure

New Tesco boss Dave Lewis will be under pressure over plunging profits and a £250 million accounting scandal when the company publishes half-year ...

Commanders slam Afghan campaign

British commanders have given a damning assessment of the military campaign in Afghanistan, admitting that at times troops were so stretched there ...