Archive of 9 January 2007

Tony Blair says he will not give up long-haul flights

Blair 'won't stop long-haul flights'

Tony Blair has said he will not give up exotic holidays and the long-haul flights that get him there, arguing that climate change is better tackled by investing in new technology.

  • Details of serious offenders were left off police computer

    Inquiry launched into missing offender files

    The Home Office has ordered an immediate inquiry after police chiefs revealed Britons jailed for serious crimes abroad could have been cleared to work with children in the UK.

  • Tenants on council estates to get powers to issue Asbos

    Residents to get Asbo powers

    Residents groups on council estates will be able to issue anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) under the latest plan from the government's 'respect' agenda.

  • New fines for employers who do not pay minimum wage

    New fines for underpaying bosses

    Bosses who refuse to pay their workers the minimum wage could be fined £200 for each employee they underpay, under a new government crackdown.

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