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"This was always an idea that had little support outside of Johnson's own head."

Boris Island

A demolition job: Boris's credibility crashes in the Thames estuary

Today's report risks damaging Johnson's hopes of becoming prime minister.

Airports commission put 3000 tonnes of explosives under the mayor's estuary project.

Scottish independence

Fears of disorder as Yes surges to record high in referendum poll

Salmond: Within touching distance of victory?

Police warn of disorder and possible violence in the days ahead of the Scottish independence referendum, following a shock poll which puts Alex Salmond within touching distance of victory

Comment and Analysis

Comment: After Ashya, can the police be trusted with a Twitter account?

Tweeting without consent? Police use of social media has proved controversial.

The Ashya King row is the latest example of police tweeting without full knowledge of the facts. Can they be trusted to use social media?

Cameron's response to Isil: Weak abroad, draconian at home

A police officer stands in Downing Street on the day Theresa May announced today the  terror threat level was being raised to 'severe'.

The threat from Isil has seen Cameron act with confusion abroad and idiocy at home

England’s leading mental health organisations call on all political parties to make mental health a priority in run up to election

Six of England’s leading mental health organisations have joined forces to produce a manifesto, laying out what the next Government must do to improve the lives of people with mental health problems.

Retirement age for women? 80, if they want to earn as much as men

Latest data reveals ‘mid-life pay crisis’ for female managers.

Tax Institute welcomes Scottish devolution Bill

The CIOT has welcomed the passing of the Revenue Scotland and Tax Powers Bill by the Scottish Parliament. This means that Scotland now has the legal framework to operate its own tax authority for devolved taxes.

Cat left with multiple broken bones after he was thrown from fifth floor

Inspectors urgently searching for witnesses and owner after cat left in serious condition.

GCSEs: reform rather than remove engineering course

As thousands of young people today receive their GCSE results, the IET is warning that the Government proposal to remove GCSE engineering could make the skills crisis an even bigger cause of concern for UK employers.

NASUWT comments on GCSE results

Chris Keates: “This year’s GCSE exam entrants have had to cope with a raft of rushed through and ill-conceived changes to the qualifications system and so today’s results are especially commendable".

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