Archive of 28 January 2009

The Alpine resort of Zermatt in the Swiss Alps

All eyes towards Davos

The government's business team is heading off to Switzerland for the Davos summit today, the first since the financial crisis hit.

  • Child poverty: Slipping off the agenda?

    Bank rescue puts child poverty targets in jeopardy

    The government is putting child poverty targets in jeopardy by focusing its economic rescue package on banks and not families, it has been claimed.

  • Liberty unites with ACLU

    Liberty unites with ACLU

    Liberty and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have come together to establish an Anglo-American alliance based on civil liberties and human rights.

  • Asda is owned by the American company Wall Mart

    Asda and BSkyB to create 8,000 jobs

    In a rare boost to Britain's floundering employment market, Asda and BSkyB have announced the creation of 8,000 new jobs.

  • Boris failed to show up to inquiry into Green arrest

    Boris avoids Green inquiry

    Boris Johnson will receive his second call to give evidence over the arrest of Damian Green today, after failing to attend the first time around.

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