Archive of 5 September 2005

Top Tories question Clarke bid

Former chancellor Kenneth Clarke has come under attack from sections of the Conservative party over his suitability as the successor to Michael Howard as leader.

  • New honours committees announced

    New honours committees announced

    The government has announced the membership of eight new committees designed to help in the selection of people to receive honours.

  • Agreement reached on EU-China textiles dispute

    'Bra wars' deal agreed

    A deal has been struck that could resolve the ongoing textiles trade dispute between the European Union and China if approved by EU member states.

  • RAC Foundation calls for variable fuel tax in response to rising oil prices

    Calls for variable fuel tax

    Chancellor Gordon Brown should introduce a variable tax on fuel to offset record oil prices, the RAC Foundation urges today.


    Bombers' families will not attend memorial

    The families of the suicide bombers who carried out the London terror attacks in July will not be invited to a victims' memorial service, officials have said.

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