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McDonnell quotes Mao in Osborne attack

Wed, 2015-11-25 18:02
Labour's John McDonnell quotes Chairman Mao and accuses George Osborne of "economic illiteracy" in the Spending Review.

With both alarm and jokes, the term 'World War 3' is spiking online - again

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:59
Once again the term 'World War 3' flies around online

Osborne's £23bn magic trick

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:49
How has the chancellor pulled off the magical trick of cutting less without inflating the deficit?

Police disbelief at chancellor U-turn

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:45
Police have greeted the news there will be no further cuts to their budgets with disbelief, says Danny Shaw, but what influenced the chancellor's decision?

Network Rail sell-off to fund upgrades

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:20
Network Rail wants to sell £1.8bn of railway arch space, disused depots and shop space in bigger stations to help raise the cash to upgrade UK railways.

Student death police hold rape suspect

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:14
A man is arrested on suspicion of rape after the body of a missing student is discovered in a Sheffield river.

Islamic State claims Tunisia bus blast

Wed, 2015-11-25 17:12
The so-called Islamic State group says one of its suicide bombers carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia.

VIDEO: McDonnell pulls out Mao's 'Little Red Book'

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:53
Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in the Commons, when Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell brandished a copy while accusing the government of relying on Chinese investment.

What the chancellor's words mean for you

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:52
The policies announced by the chancellor in his Autumn Statement and Spending Review have a big effect on your finances. Here's how.

New apprenticeships levy to raise £3bn

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:38
An apprenticeship levy on company payrolls will fund three million places for apprentices, the chancellor says, but business groups call it a "new payroll tax".

Junior doctor dispute to go to Acas

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:38
The government has agreed to talks at Acas in the junior doctors' dispute - but the strikes have not been called off.

Winter deaths 'highest since 1999'

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:33
There were an estimated 43,900 excess deaths in England and Wales last winter, the highest number in 15 years.

Buy-to-let homes face higher stamp duty

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:20
Buy-to-let landlords and those buying second homes in England and Wales will soon have to pay a stamp duty surcharge, the chancellor has announced.

'Good' settlement for UK science

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:19
The UK chancellor has said that the science budget will be protected in real terms - equating to an increase.

Edmund & Ward vie for Davis Cup role

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:06
Kyle Edmund and James Ward are in contention for the second British singles place at the Davis Cup final against Belgium.

Fury serenades Klitschko at workout

Wed, 2015-11-25 16:06
Tyson Fury sings a Bette Midler classic to Wladimir Klitschko at a public workout before Saturday's world title fight.

Tim Wonnacott leaves Bargain Hunt

Wed, 2015-11-25 15:51
Tim Wonnacott steps down from Bargain Hunt two months after reports he had had "a bust-up" with the BBC show's producers.

Public finances better off by £27bn

Wed, 2015-11-25 15:26
The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) predicts a £27bn improvement in the public finances over the next five years.

Nest Cam camera is 'always on'

Wed, 2015-11-25 15:21
Researchers have discovered the camera in the Nest Cam security device is always operating - even when turned off by the user.

Radio X 'may have to change name'

Wed, 2015-11-25 15:13
Digital radio station Radio X may have to change its name after its trademark application was refused.