Archive of 26 January 2010

The bankers' recession may finally be drawing to a close

UK out of recession - probably

Britain's economy has emerged from recession - but only by registering growth of just 0.1% in 2009's final quarter.

  • Polls show many are turning their backs on Labour

    Tory lead steady in January poll

    The Conservatives are holding steady on 40% for the fourth Guardian/ICM poll in a row, as Labour continues to struggle to reduce its deficit below ten points.

  • More Tory support; but Britain is voting less

    Britain drifts to the right

    Britain is drifting steadily to the right, according to a government-backed survey.

  • The merging of police forces could help defend against cost cutting demands in the future

    Cuts 'may lead to police mergers'

    The Home Office may have to consider authorising the merger of police authorities in a bid to cope with future spending cuts, MPs have warned.

  • Seeing red? Lords fought back against government amendments yesterday

    Lords defend religious exemption

    The Lords have voted down three amendments to the equality bill, which campaigners said would prevent churches from denying jobs to gay people.

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