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London: Commuters hit by rush-hour chaos

Rail fare rises today have been accompanied by all-too-familiar failings on tracks and trains. As season ticket-holders came to terms with increases of up to...

EU never threatened Pakistan with sanctions over Hangings

By Dr Shahid Qureshi : - Capital punishment is legal in Pakistan and is ranked fifth after the People's Republic of China, Iran, Saudi Arabia...

UK Cost £40 billion and humiliating defeat in Afghanistan

By Will Hutton : - The Ministry of Defence and the military establishment are revealed as over-optimistic boneheads, says Will Hutton, and the amount of...

New Year Honours – Leaks of Sheridan Smith and John Hurt honours to be...

The leaking of the names of a string of high-profile recipients of awards in the new year honours list is to be the subject...

City Link – Confirms 2,356 Job Losses

The administrators of courier firm City Link have announced 2,356 job losses after a bid to buy the company failed. Many of the firm's workers...

Ditching US dollar – China, Russia launch financial tools in local currencies

China and Russia have effectively switched to domestic currencies in trading using financial tools as swaps and forwards, as they seek to reduce the...

Icy brook has PM Cameron on the run

David Cameron stepped up his training for what is expected to be a gruelling election fight today - by racing through an icy brook. The...

China Steps – In as World’s New Bank

By William Pesek: - Thanks to China, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund, Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank and...

£3bn spent in Britain on Boxing Day sales

Shoppers spent nearly £3bn in the Boxing Day sales, according a survey of consumers. The research by comparison website MoneySupermarket.com found shoppers were planning to...

UK: Household incomes ‘to rise by 1.7%’

Household incomes will not return to their pre-crash levels until early 2016 - later than official forecasts - an economic think tank is warning. The...

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