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Ed Balls renews attack on tax plans

Families with children where one parent works will be hardest hit by new tax changes that come into force on Saturday, according to shadow chancellor …

Kelvin MacKenzie dropped from the Telegraph

The Daily Telegraph has dropped Kelvin MacKenzie after only his first online column for the newspaper.<p>The controversial former Sun editor published …

Black Gold Tide

We’re very pleased to be able to show the Shetland photographs, from the 1970s, of Scottish photographer Tom Kidd. The work was originally published …

RT @SkyPhilippa: In Westminster and just seen this. No doubt will be driven to more prominent position soon. http://t.co/arhWYfMOjn

Portugal's unemployed heading to Mozambique 'paradise'

<b>In 1975, just after Mozambique had won its independence from Portugal after a bitter struggle, a quarter of a million Portuguese settlers fled the country. Fearful for their lives, but also without prospect of a livelihood, the mother country was a safer bet.</b><p>Now, nearly 40 years later, the flow is …

Europe

Clegg slams Labour over tax claims

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has attacked Labour for trying to "pull the wool over people's eyes" about sweeping tax changes.<p>As the new financial …

The new curriculum will not work without backing from teachers

Let's start with the good stuff in the new national curriculum. There is some, but don't tell anyone I said that: these days in education only …

‘Linux of online learning’ gets stronger: edX and Stanford team up to build open source platform

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>In its mission to become the “Linux of online learning,” edX just got a powerful new partner. On Wednesday, the Harvard and …

RT @thetimes: After more than 11 years the view is back. Manhattan, from the 100th floor of One World Trade Center (Spencer Platt) http://t.co/gRZCfCBj7e

Nasri: Arsenal sold me for the money

Samir Nasri says Stan Kroenke sold him to Manchester City because he 'wanted the money' © Getty Images<p>Enlarge<p>Samir Nasri has accused Arsenal owner …

Soccer

Climate Change is Here, Ready or Not. So What Now?

We need to stop debating and start accepting that climate change is happening. Eugene Linden on how adaptation and market forces might temper the …

New Tory-appointed National Health Service boss admits: "I don't use the NHS"

The man put in charge of ­Britain’s £100billion health budget by the Tories has ­revealed: “I don’t use the NHS”.<p>Law professor Malcolm Grant, who …

Official: FIRM Labour commitment to repeal Tory NHS Act

This press-release was by the Labour party was sent to me today by a Labour MP.It was ’embargoed’ until 1 minute after midnight today (Monday), but I …

Minimum wage could be frozen or cut if it starts to cost jobs or damage economy, Government suggests

The minimum wage for millions of people could have to be capped or frozen in future if it risks damaging jobs or the economy, the Government has said.<p>It has told the Low Pay Commission, which sets the minimum wage, that it must formally consider its impact on “employment and the economy”, before …

Economics

Iain Duncan Smith claims he could live on 53 pounds of human flesh a week

The senior Tory was put on the spot after he was asked in an interview on BBC radio if suspicions that he was an evil flesh-eating zombie vomited out …

Welfare reforms are cementing social tenants at the bottom of the economic pile

The picture emerging is one where social tenants are bearing the brunt of welfare reform and worsening austerity. This doesn’t quite gel with the …

Suddenly, we appear to be even further behind the times

The time to embrace Government 3.0 is now. Social networks are becoming more ubiquitous and relevant every day. It is necessary to incorporate this …

Sign the Petition

This petition calls for Iain Duncan Smith, the current Work and Pensions Secretary, to prove his claim of being able to live on £7.57 a day, or £53 a …

Headless chicken time: Paolo Di Canio a panic move to mark new low for Sunderland

Fans of every football club know it’s the hope you can’t stand, but helpless despair is the worst feeling of all.<p>In 44 years of supporting Sunderland …

Di Canio: David Miliband quits Sunderland role

<b>Ex-foreign secretary David Miliband has resigned from the board of Sunderland football club over new head coach Paolo Di Canio's "past political statements".</b><p>Mr Di Canio has previously described himself as "a fascist, not a racist".<p>Mr Miliband had been serving as the club's vice-chairman and as a …

Soccer

NHS shakeup may destroy patients' trust in GPs, says BMA leader

The coalition's NHS shakeup could destroy the trust between GPs and their patients by making family doctors responsible for the rationing of …