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People found guilty of rigging wholesale gas and electricity prices could face up to two years in prison under plans unveiled by the Government. Under the new laws it would be a criminal offence to fix energy prices at an...
The number of workers claiming housing benefit "to make ends meet" will continue to increase if a Conservative government is elected next year, Labour will claim today. Shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves will say the number of people...
The baby boomer generation are redefining what it means to be older as the over-50s embrace "a second go at being youthful", according to a new report. A study by The Future Laboratory, commissioned by technology firm Huawei, has dubbed...
A Labour government could withhold out-of-work benefits from European Union (EU) migrants until they have paid into the system through National Insurance, shadow work and pensions secretary Rachel Reeves has said. Ms Reeves' comments come a day after shadow chancellor...
Moody's ratings agency has upgraded Greece's government bond rating, predicting a gradual decline of its massive national debt. The agency is also citing a continued commitment by the bailed-out country's conservative-led government to improve public finances. Moody's said it had raised...
Chart-toppers One Direction led the UK's global sales charge last year which ensured home-grown acts accounted for one in every eight artist albums sold around the world, according to new figures. The group's third album - Midnight Memories - was...
NHS hospitals across the country paid more than £1,000 for agency nurses and locum doctors to fill shifts on a public holiday, new figures show. One Bristol hospital paid £1,800 for a nurse on the May Day Bank Holiday, while...
20,000 Start Up Loans have been awarded, offering a total of more than £100 million to entrepreneurs in the UK. David Cameron visited the Seven Bro7hers brewery - one of 20,000 companies to have benefited from a Start Up Loan...
Working people have suffered the biggest real-terms fall in wages for more than a century under the coalition, Labour is claiming. Shadow chancellor Ed Balls is today publishing figures which, the party says, will show that by the time of...
Argentina's government is to make another effort to reach a deal with US. creditors before a looming deadline that risks sending the country into its second default in 13 years. Cabinet chief Jorge Capitanich said an Argentine delegation would be...

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