Archive of 1 August 2011
Gold prices have reached record levels, but unfortunately this has gone hand-in-hand with a rise in theft.
With campaigners trying to get capital punishment debated on the floor of the Commons, we should remind ourselves how staggeringly easy it is to dismantle their argument.
Danny Alexander, chief secretary to the Treasury, defends the 50p rate on BBC1's The Andrew Marr Show.
Norman Lamont, former Conservative chancellor, calls for a tax cut for high earners to help make the UK's economy more competitive in a Daily Telegraph article.
Boris Johnson, mayor of London, calls for an end to the 50p tax rate and a fresh look at national insurance as a way of stimulating growth.