Archive of May 2005

USA takes Airbus row to WTO

The USA has said it is to table a former complaint against the EU to the World Trade Organisation.


    Problem hedges face axe

    From tomorrow local authorities will be able to intervene in disputes between neighbours over high hedges.

  • Blatch will be missed, says Howard

    Baroness Blatch dies

    Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Lords Baroness Blatch has died of cancer.


    Hoodless fight back

    Determined to show that all young people are not yobs, the national peer-group helpline Youth2Youth has launched a new web help-page.


    May 31 is tax freedom day

    According to free market think-tank the Adam Smith Institute, May 31 is the day that Britons stop working for the government and start working for themselves.


    New inquiry into Rover collapse

    There is to be a independent inquiry into the events surrounding the collapse of MG Rover, Trade and Industry Secretary Alan Johnson announced today.


    Iraqi officers train in Brecon

    Forty Iraqi army officers have embarked on instructor training with the British Army's Infantry Battle School at Brecon.

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