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    1. June 14, 2015

      Extradition attempt is political ploy, says Russian tycoon

      Sergei Pugachev, the exiled Russian tycoon once nicknamed the “Kremlin’s banker” has said a Russian attempt to extradite him...

    2. June 8, 2015

      Emergency services’ £1bn contract tender in disarray

      A £1bn government contract to provide emergency service communications has been thrown into disarray after one of only two...

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    1. Investing in Young People

      With a third of the world’s 200m unemployed under the age of 25, FT writers examine th...
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    1. June 4, 2015

      Skilled migrants love the UK – please show us some in return

      I don’t think they mean you,” a colleague said when I mentioned that my three children sometimes feel discomfited by rising...

    2. June 4, 2015

      Spending watchdog in warning over police cuts

      The Home Office does not know enough about the effect of its cuts on police forces to make further reductions without...

    3. June 2, 2015

      Tech sector figures warn of hit from planned UK data law

      The UK technology industry is already being hit by the “snooper’s charter”, or government plans to allow greater...

    4. May 18, 2015

      Overseas students contribute £2.3bn a year to UK, says study

      International students make a net contribution of £2.3bn a year to the UK economy in London alone and support 70,000 jobs in...

    5. April 16, 2015

      Lord Janner will not face child sex charges because of ill-health

      Lord Janner will be spared charges for alleged child sex crimes committed 25 years ago because he has Alzheimer’s disease...

    6. March 29, 2015

      Scrap price slump cools hot metal trade

      Rail travellers face the usual disruption from maintenance works over Easter, while many churchgoers will be tapped up for...

    7. March 17, 2015

      Passport checks threaten travel chaos

      Summer holidays could be even more stressful this year after the government decided that Eurotunnel and ferry operators must...

    8. March 11, 2015

      Police want all credit card frauds classified as crime

      It is a “travesty” that millions of credit card frauds are omitted from official crime statistics each year due to a...

    9. March 11, 2015

      Civil servants’ travel costs increase 10% despite fall in numbers

      Whitehall travel costs have risen more than 10 per cent in four years, despite big cuts to civil service numbers, a spending...

    10. March 5, 2015

      Serco foots the bill for ‘win at all costs’ public sector contracts

      Serco’s contract crisis Waiting outside the advice clinic at a hostel for asylum seekers in Liverpool, Mohammad Ahmadi says...

    11. February 21, 2015

      UK to get new rules on police press surveillance

      New instructions are to be issued to police requiring them to seek authorisation from a judge before they can gain access to...

    12. February 20, 2015

      Britons question value of proposed ‘British’ visa test

      What are British values? And does anybody have them? A debate on what it means to be British gained fresh force after...

    13. February 20, 2015

      Theresa May plans ‘British values’ test for visitor visas

      Overseas visitors seeking to work, study or attend business meetings in the UK would have to demonstrate they respected...

    14. February 18, 2015

      May wins right to challenge Raytheon compensation

      Theresa May has won a first legal challenge against paying £224m compensation for a cancelled contract to US defence company...

    15. February 4, 2015

      Review calls for more protection for journalists’ sources

      Police must seek judicial permission to access journalists’ phone and email records to identify reporters’ sources, the...

    16. January 22, 2015

      Leon Brittan, Conservative minister, 1939-2015

      Lord Brittan of Spennithorne, who has died aged 75 after a long battle with cancer, was a loyal Thatcherite, serving as home...

    17. January 22, 2015

      Fall in crime levels masks rise in fraud

      Crime has fallen by 11 per cent over the past year to a record low, according to the Office for National Statistics, but...

    18. January 16, 2015

      London’s biggest business rates bills revealed

      The Home Office has been revealed to have the highest business rates bill in London, paying more than £12.5m a year on its...

    19. December 30, 2014

      Archives 1985 & 1986: Thatcher questioned BBC licence fee

      Margaret Thatcher demanded 30 years ago to know why anyone should pay the BBC licence fee, whether or not they watched...

    20. December 21, 2014

      Rich Russians head for UK in record numbers

      Rich Russians are gaining entry to the UK in record numbers amid a worsening economic outlook in their home country. The...

    21. December 12, 2014

      UK banks face fines for illegal migrant accounts

      Banks and building societies that open current accounts for known illegal immigrants will face fines or even ­criminal...

    22. December 11, 2014

      Emergency call transfer to 4G raises concern in UK

      The UK is pushing ahead with an experiment to move emergency service communications on to mobile phone networks in 2016 even...

    23. December 8, 2014

      Tougher US-style probation clamp called for in UK

      Criminals who break the terms of their probation while serving community orders could be sent to jail for up to a week under...

    24. December 5, 2014

      The fight to save Paddington from deportation

      He is short, cuddly and every immigration lawyer’s favourite film star — not quite a person but a cinematic emblem of the...

    25. Off Message

      December 3, 2014

      The cuts to come

      In the excitement of the 650 people shouting about probably inaccurate economic forecasts that passes for a major state...

    26. November 27, 2014

      British crime novelist PD James dies aged 94

      Phyllis Dorothy James, the acclaimed British detective novelist, has died peacefully aged 94 at her home in Oxford, her...

    27. November 27, 2014

      Net UK migration surges 43%

      UK net migration has risen 78,000 to 260,000 over the past year, definitively thwarting the Conservative party’s “no ifs, no...

    28. November 24, 2014

      Focus shifts to visa exit checks

      After admitting the UK is unlikely to hit its targets on reducing immigration, the government is trying to salvage some...

    29. November 24, 2014

      Internet data rules expected to cost taxpayer tens of millions

      Taxpayers are expected to have to foot a bill totalling tens of millions of pounds to enact Theresa May’s proposals to...

    30. November 24, 2014

      UK measures to tackle illegal immigration increase anxiety

      High-profile UK initiatives to control illegal immigration are heightening tensions on both sides of the debate, according...

    31. November 19, 2014

      Is UK destroying immigration advantage?

      Brynne Herbert When I moved to the UK from the US five years ago, one of the first things I noticed was that the two main...

    32. November 17, 2014

      UK anti-slavery watchdog tells business to clean up supply chains

      Britain’s first anti-slavery commissioner is threatening to expose companies that fail to take steps to eradicate forced...

    33. November 9, 2014

      Britain and the cuts: Non-protected departments in line of fire

      Britain and the cuts: departments at risk A stark message greeted the coalition government when it took charge in 2010....

    34. November 4, 2014

      Norman Baker’s exit signals rising UK coalition government tension

      When Norman Baker was deployed to the Home Office last year, he was under no illusion about how tough the brief would be;...

    35. November 3, 2014

      Lib Dem minister Norman Baker quits Home Office post

      The Liberal Democrat minister Norman Baker has resigned his post at the Home Office, complaining that collaboration from his...

    36. October 31, 2014

      Brussels bill not out of control, says UK Treasury

      Britain’s contributions to the EU were not much higher last year than had been expected, the government insisted on Friday,...

    37. October 30, 2014

      Coalition row erupts over drug laws study

      The “toughness” of a country’s drug possession laws has no impact on levels of substance misuse, a Home Office report has...

    38. October 26, 2014

      Theresa May aims to win over Tory rebels on EU policing measures

      Theresa May is trying to force through plans to “opt in” to EU police and justice measures, including the European arrest...

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