Kenneth Davis

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UK Government Faces £16.5bn Benefits and Tax Credits Savings Gap, Warns Institute for Fiscal Studies

The UK government's reforms to benefits and tax credits will come up £16.5bn short in savings, according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies …

Mark Carney: Bankers’ pay may need to be clawed back

The Bank of England Governor has said that regulators may need to look at finding ways to put bankers' fixed pay - rather than just their bonuses - at risk<p>Regulators will have to consider putting controls on banker pay, so that it can be clawed back if wrongdoing is uncovered, Mark Carney, the Bank …

Week of weather chaos as storms batter the UK

LONDON — Britain and Northern Ireland have had a week of biblical weather as severe storms moved in from the west.<p>A man disappeared after being swept …

World Cup: FIFA embroiled in civil war

Former FIFA advisor: "Blatter must go"<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p>Qatar and Russia cleared of corruption allegations by FIFA<br>• FBI pursuing corruption probe<br>• Michael Garcia to appeal to FIFA<br>• Probe into bidding process now closed<p><i>Follow us at @WorldSportCNN and like us on Facebook</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It's all out civil war at the …

Moment iPhone 6 lens add-ons are big, bold and feel a bit dangerous

Moment Lens asks the question: How committed are you to high-quality iPhone photography?<p>Its two, $99-a piece iPhone 6 add-on lenses require a …

The desperate struggle at the heart of the brutal Apple supply chain

The most valuable corporation on Earth has the power to make or break a company through its supplier relationships<p>On Monday 17 July 2000, the graphics card company ATI put out a press release telling people to watch out for its Rage and Radeon cards in three new iMac computers to be unveiled by …

iOS 'Masque Attack' could allow hackers to replace iPhone apps with malware

Security researchers at FireEye revealed a vulnerability in iOS on Monday that could allow malware to be installed over legitimate iOS apps.<p>The …

'One Minute to Midnight' turns political uprisings into a real-time strategy game

It didn't exactly create a genre, but <i>Papers, Please</i> — a game about immigration and bureaucracy that puts you in the role of a border guard — and other projects by its creator Lucas Pope exemplified a particular style of socially aware game. <i>Papers, Please</i> combined a weighty subject with gameplay …

Britain's Most Expensive Garage Sold For Over £500,000 Before Auction

This dingy London garage, measuring just 11ft by 7ft, may not seem worth a lot, but someone rushed to pay over £500,000 for it before it even hit …

UK Housing Shortage: Mayor of London Confirms 450 New Homes to be Built by 2018

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has revealed that London's housing shortage is set to be alleviated as work is about to start at one of the capital's …

UK says will pay off part of World War One-era debt next year | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will pay back part of the outstanding debt used to fund World War One next year, when it redeems government bonds first issued almost 90 years ago by then-chancellor Winston Churchill.<p>A rain covered ceramic poppy that forms part of the art installation "Blood Swept Lands …

George Osborne questions impact of regulations from Bank of England

Chancellor calls for more work on effect on banks and building societies from imposition of 3% leverage ratio across sector<p>Bank shares jumped on Friday after the Bank of England outlined a new regime to assess the financial strength of the UK’s biggest financial institutions that was less draconian …

Ticket machines: Minister faces calls for an inquiry after machine overcharging investigation

The transport secretary is facing calls for an urgent inquiry after The Telegraph revealed widespread overcharging on Britain's network of railway ticket machines<p>A rail union has called on the Transport Secretary to launch an urgent inquiry into "rip off" rail ticket machines after the Telegraph …

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Britain's net payments to EU soar by a third in a year, ONS figures show

Office of National Statistics shows that net payments to Brussels increased from £8.5 billion in 2012 to £11.3 billion in 2013<p>Britain’s net contribution to the EU rose by a third last year to £11.3 billion, figures from the ONS have shown.<p>Net payments to Brussels rose by of £2.7 billion between …

The last kings of Africa

Every week, Inside Africa takes its viewers on a journey across Africa, exploring the true diversity and depth of different cultures, countries and regions.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> For the past five years, Austria-based art historian and photographer Alfred Weidinger has traveled across Africa in search of royalty. …

Leaked universal credit memo shows jobcentre staff struggling with rollout

A leaked staff memo at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) appears to show the government is still struggling to roll out its flagship welfare programme, universal credit (UC), across the UK.<p>The memo, seen by the Guardian and titled: “Ideas please: Sinking”, appears to be a plea from a …

10 great walks in the South Downs that start and finish at a proper pub

Walking is a joy whatever the season, but autumn, in particular, has its own special magic. Mists, mellow fruitfulness and a maturing sun says the poet; rustling leaves, high-spirited children, conkers, chestnuts, the smell of burning stubble and a pint of foaming ale say I.<p>The 600 square miles of …

38 great things happening in London this week – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 12:00 pm, October 27, 2014 in Arts & Entertainment, Design, Food & Drink, Free, Fun London, Music & Nightlife, Outdoor London, Shopping & …

Thousands Protest Against Hungary's Internet Tax Law

Campaigners say law to charge for data usage is anti-democratic<p>Thousands of people have held protests in the Hungarian capital Budapest over a …

Asus MeMO Pad 10 ME103K Android Tablet Launches For €199 (video)

Asus has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of Android tablets, in the form of the newly launched Asus MeMO Pad 10 tablet which is …

HMRC withdraws ‘little used’ IR35 business tests

<i>HMRC is to withdraw the business entity tests (BETs) intended to help taxpayers assess whether they might be caught by the IR35 legislation, after a</i> …

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New rail academy on track to fill engineering skills gap

Transport Minister Baroness Kramer inspected the construction work of the new training facility for rail engineering in Northampton today (27 October …

Claims immigrants are 'swamping' British towns were 'careless', Michael Fallon admits

The Defence Secretary says politicians must be 'very careful' about the language they use when talking about immigration<p>Describing British communities as "under siege" from immigrants was "careless", the Defence Secretary has said.<p>Michael Fallon warned politicians they must be "very careful" about …

Mobile payment misstep: CVS and RiteAid disable NFC, Apple Pay, Google Wallet

Just as mobile payments in the U.S. are gaining more momentum, some retailers are still jockeying for position with their own ideas.<p>Take, for …

Google Executive Alan Eustace Just Beat Felix Baumgartner's Jump From Space

Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert, taking a big leap from …