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Death penalty

For the first time ever British people no longer agree with the death penalty

Fri, 27 Mar 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here’s how support for the death penalty is dropping

Russell Brand

Russell Brand named world’s fourth-most influential thinker. Who else is on the list?

Thu, 26 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Author of My Booky Wook and Revolution makes surprise entry

Sports Direct

MPs slam Sports Direct as an "immoral backstreet outfit"

Thu, 26 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

And its chairman admits that three-quarters of staff are on zero-hours contracts

Christian Wolmar

Meet Christian Wolmar, the outsider with a real chance of becoming London mayor

Thu, 26 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Could the relatively unknown cycling supporter pedal his way to victory?

Salmond how big scotland

Could the SNP effectively block a Conservative-led government?

Wed, 25 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

As the smaller parties grow, so too does their power

Frank Lampard 342

Lampard? Paxman? Strauss? Rise of the Celebri-tories

Tue, 24 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

Are the Conservatives bolstering the number of celebrities in the party?

Ed Balls

Labour’s manifesto: no increase in VAT

Tue, 24 Mar 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Ed Balls will announce the pledge in a speech today

Britain centre of world

Leaving the EU could cost the British economy £56bn a year, think tank warns

Mon, 23 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

We’d need more migrant workers from outside the EU

Janice Atkinson

UKIP suspends MEP Janice Atkinson over “serious financial” allegations

Fri, 20 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

High-profile party member was prospective MP for Folkestone and Hythe

George Osborne laughing

Budget banter: who won the gags competition?

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The lighter side of economic policy

George Osborne

10 reasons the Budget was a real letdown

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

George Osborne’s sixth Budget today, much like his grey tie, was boring. Here’s why

Budget press

10 reasons the Budget was good for business

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Here’s a round-up of what business leaders thought

Budget red box Chancellor

Budget 2015: The key measures for businesses and entrepreneurs

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

A quick digest of the things that will affect your business, taxes and NI

George Osborne

The Chancellor's 2015 Budget speech in full

Wed, 18 Mar 2015

Here’s what George Osborne said, word for word, on Wednesday 18 March

Chancellor George Osborne unhappy

How many people trust George Osborne to run the economy? Turns out very few

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Robyn Vinter

Bad news for the chancellor on Budget day

Budget red box Chancellor

Paper tax returns will be scrapped by 2020

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

BUDGET 2015: New digital tax accounts will save time and trouble

one pound coin design

New £1 coin design revealed ahead of Budget

Wed, 18 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

New 12-sided coin will be introduced in 2017

George Osborne

Budget leaks 2015: Six key things Osborne might announce

Mon, 16 Mar 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra, Harry Cockburn, Robyn Vinter

Heads up - the Budget has been and gone, so this sneak-preview is outdated. Catch up on what was actually announced

Tony Blair

Tony Blair to be “eased out” of role as Middle East peace envoy

Mon, 16 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

He gave peace a chance, it didn’t work out

Nigel Farage

Farage might quit as UKIP leader - here's when & why

Mon, 16 Mar 2015| By Shruti Tripathi Chopra

Nigel Farage has claimed he will quit as UKIP leader if he does not win a Parliamentary seat at the upcoming general election.

Miliband fire heated rage debate energy

All fired up: Miliband vows to cut energy prices if he comes to power

Fri, 13 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

Labour would give Ofgem the legal power to enforce price cuts

Nigel Farage

Nigel Farage wants to axe laws against racial discrimination

Thu, 12 Mar 2015| By Sophie Hobson

UKIP’s leader is under fire again

Sadiq Khan Tooting

Sadiq Khan MP is hotly tipped to become Labour's mayoral candidate. He tells us his plan

Wed, 11 Mar 2015| By Harry Cockburn

The Tooting MP wants more devolution for the regions and more power for London. So what about the upcoming election?

Vince Cable

Vince Cable tells us the Lib Dems "are pro-business". Do you agree?

Tue, 10 Mar 2015| By Robyn Vinter

The business secretary speaks to LondonlovesBusiness.com

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Christian Wolmar

Meet Christian Wolmar, the outsider with a real chance of becoming London mayor

Thu, 26 Mar 2015

Could the relatively unknown cycling supporter pedal his way to victory?