Osborne on the spot over EU bill

Chancellor George Osborne is facing mounting pressure to explain what he knew and when about a shock demand for Britain to pay Brussels an extra £1.7 ...

Fines plan over nuisance calls

Companies that bombard people with nuisance marketing calls will be more likely to face fines of up to £500,000, under Government proposals.

HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail ...

Miliband will win election - Blair

Tony Blair has insisted Ed Miliband "can and will" win the general election after reports that he had expressed doubts at a private meeting.

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.

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.

Microsoft helps boost US stocks

The US stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note today, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and ...

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Osborne on the spot over EU bill

Chancellor George Osborne is facing mounting pressure to explain what he knew and when about a shock demand for Britain to pay Brussels an extra £1.7 ...

Gascoigne 'sectioned after binge'

Tottenham Hotspur say they are supporting troubled former star Paul Gascoigne after it was reported he had been placed on an emergency three-day ...

Hammond condemns Egypt bombing

Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has condemned a bombing in Egypt which is thought to have killed at least 26 soldiers.

Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies

Jack Bruce, the composer, singer and multi-instrumentalist, died today of liver disease, aged 71.

HS2: Phase two plans to be outlined

The city of Stoke-on-Trent is expected to miss out when the head of the £50 billion HS2 project outlines plans for phase two of the high-speed rail ...

Fourth Portsmouth jihadist 'killed'

A fourth jihadist fighter from the same UK city has been killed in Syria, it was reported today.

Miliband will win election - Blair

Tony Blair has insisted Ed Miliband "can and will" win the general election after reports that he had expressed doubts at a private meeting.