Archive of 13 September 2010

Demolition government? The TUC says the government will damage Britain's public services.

Demolition government?

The coalition government's obsession with spending cuts has turned it into a "demolition government", the head of the TUC has said.

  • Poverty is rising among those in employment, according to IPPR's report

    Rise in 'working poor'

    A dramatic increase in unemployed poverty has been spared at the cost of a rise in the number of "working poor", the IPPR thinktank has suggested.

  • Nelson Mandela during a recent appearance at the South Africa World Cup

    Mandela's fury over Iraq revealed

    Nelson Mandela's fury over the invasion of Iraq was laid bare today, with a report that the former South African leader was "breathing fire" over the issue.

  • Built to last? Some want the coalition to continue past the next election.

    Tory: Make coalition permanent

    The Lib-Con coalition should be put on a permanent footing, with just one candidate standing in each constituency, an influential Conservative has suggested.

  • Election court will sit in Saddleworth

    Court challenge to Saddleworth result begins

    Shadow immigration minister Phil Woolas faces a five-day fight in court to save his Oldham East and Saddleworth seat from his Liberal Democrat challenger.

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