Archive of 14 September 2005

Inflation rose from 2.3 per cent in July to 2.4 per cent in August

Petrol prices drive up inflation

Inflation in August reached its highest level since records began in January 1997 as exorbitant oil prices forced customers to pay more in transport costs.

  • Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has said the UVF is no longer on ceasefire

    Hain: UVF has breached ceasefire

    The government will no longer recognise the ceasefire of the loyalist Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain has announced.


    Study reveals Britain's education divide

    More students leave school at 16 in Britain than in other industrialised nations - leading to a widening economic divide in the country, according to a new study.


    Low-key fuel protests begin

    Fuel protests are underway across the UK, but are more low-key than expected and petrol bosses insist there is enough fuel for everyone.

  • The GMC is considering making all doctors provide details about their work

    Tighter regulation for doctors

    More rigorous efforts to identify doctors who may pose a risk to patients are being proposed by the medical watchdog.

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