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12 March 2011 12:00 am

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5 March 2011 12:00 am

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26 February 2011 12:00 am

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19 February 2011 12:00 am

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12 February 2011 12:00 am

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5 February 2011 12:00 am

Home The Health and Social Care Bill, which changes the organisation of the National Health Service, passed its second reading…

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29 January 2011 12:00 am

Home The gross domestic product of the United Kingdom shrank by 0.5 per cent in the last quarter of 2010 compared with that quarter the previous year, according to initial figures from the Office for National Statistics.

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15 January 2011 12:00 am

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8 January 2011 12:00 am

Home Ed Miliband, the Labour leader, said that the rise in VAT from 17.5 per cent to 20 per cent…

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1 January 2011 12:00 am

Nine men were charged with conspiracy to bomb London targets such as the Stock Exchange and the tower of Big Ben before Christmas.

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18 December 2010 12:00 am

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11 December 2010 12:00 am

Home Katia Zatuliveter, 25, a Russian working for Mike Hancock, a Liberal Democrat MP who sits on the House of…

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4 December 2010 12:00 am

The Office for Budget Responsibility said it thought economic growth for 2010 would be 1.8 per cent, not 1.2 per cent as it had previously predicted.

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27 November 2010 12:00 am

Britain is to lend Ireland up to £9 billion.

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20 November 2010 12:00 am

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13 November 2010 12:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, visited China with four Cabinet ministers and 43 business leaders. He said he hoped…

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6 November 2010 12:00 am

Home A bomb was found at East Midlands airport.

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30 October 2010 12:00 am

The gross domestic product of the United Kingdom was 0.8 per cent greater in the third quarter of the year than in the previous quarter, which had seen a growth of 1.2 per cent; the new figure was higher than expected.

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23 October 2010 12:00 am

Home The coalition government announced cuts under the Comprehensive Spending Review of £23.1 billion, or 3.3 per cent of total…

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16 October 2010 12:00 am

Universities in England should be able to charge unlimited fees, according to a report by Lord Browne of Madingley; students would start repaying loans when their earnings reached £21,000.

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9 October 2010 12:00 am

Home At the beginning of the Conservative party conference in Birmingham, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, announced on the radio that from 2013 child benefits would be withdrawn from any family where one parent earns more than about £44,000 a year.

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2 October 2010 12:00 am

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18 September 2010 12:00 am

Pope Benedict XVI was expected to conclude a four-day state visit to Britain with the beatification of Cardinal Newman in Birmingham, after addressing Parliament at Westminster Hall and meeting the Queen in Edinburgh.

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11 September 2010 12:00 am

Nearly six million people began to receive letters from HM Revenue & Customs telling them they had paid the wrong amount of tax.

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4 September 2010 12:00 am

Mr Tony Blair, the former prime minister, published his political memoir, A Journey, in which he said that Mr Gordon Brown drove him to drink, but not an ‘excessively excessive’ amount: ‘The curse of Gordon was to make these people co-conspirators, not free-range thinkers.