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Is Cameron inadvertently equating Emily Thornberry’s tweet to Jimmy Savile’s abuse and Gaddafi’s violence?
Labour MP’s tweet was “completely appalling”, says PM, a phrase he usually reserves for the worst atrocities
This morning Tory defector Mark Reckless was announced as the winner of the Rochester and Strood byelection.
You’d expect the deputy prime minister of the country to know where tomorrow’s by-election takes place. Trouble is, he’s not so sure.
A government bill to maintain the tied pub model – a 400-year-old practice in which pub tenants are only allowed to purchase beer made by the companies that own their pubs – has been defeated in the House of Commons.
Millionaire Myleene Klass is mocked by Twitter after calling mansion tax “disturbing” in bizarre TV debate with Ed Miliband Video
This morning’s newspapers seem to have sided with pop star Myleene Klass in her debate with Ed Miliband last night over the mansion tax.
The current university fees structure has been slammed as “unsustainable” by an independent study into higher education in the UK.
The global economy is facing “red warning lights”, according to David Cameron.
The Labour party has said if it gets into power next year, tax avoiders will have to pay double what they currently pay.
Ed Miliband has had it tough from day one.
LondonlovesBusiness.com attended Microsoft’s Future Decoded conference on Monday, and it was a fairly unconventional event.
If you’re one of London’s 600,000 part-time workers, then this news story is going to make you very happy.
A YouGov poll in the Sunday Times could have inadvertently revealed UKIP supporters are the most honest.
Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to fix Britain’s potholes through a £15bn roads revolution.
There is much speculation on former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s company Tony Blair Associates (TBA). Questions range from “How much does he earn?”, “Who does he deal with?” to “Did he really help a Kazakh dictator?”.
David Cameron’s knickers have been in a thorough twist over the EU’s £1.7bn bill, and they’re about to be twisted further.
Ed Miliband has been forced to defend himself after an article appeared on the BBC website suggesting he has lost the support of his party.
Wow. A new study shows that EU migrants added some £20bn to the UK economy between 2000 and 2011.
A controversial ruling at a tribunal which set a precedent for workers’ holiday pay to be calculated including voluntary overtime has been slammed by business organisations.
Migrants coming to the UK from the EU are highly valuable to the economy, paying out significantly more in tax to the government than they receive in the form of state welfare.
ISIS protest November 2014. Image via Twitter
British ISIS fighters Reyaad Khan and Nasser Muthana in Syria 2014
Rusting roof, wilting walls, broken lifts, leaking pipes and antiquated wiring – that’s the state of the Palace of Westminster presently.
Senior Lib Dem minister Norman Baker has resigned from Government and has blamed Home Secretary Theresa May for his decision.
London faces a major problem that hardly anyone is talking about.
Parliament is debating UK drugs policy right now. Make no mistake, this is a big deal.
Is the the storm over EU demands for £1.7bn for budget contributions overshadowing a massive surge in UK payments to the EU?
Nick Boles, the Conservative business minister, has become the first among current Tory ministers to argue that government plans to bring down the number of European migrants could deter skilled workers from applying for jobs in the UK.
The UK is only the 26th most gender-equal country in the world, according to a new index.
Obsession with weather is a famously British trait.