Water companies press for tax exemption

Utilities say changing tax deductibility of interest could push up bills

Hunt imposes contract on junior doctors

Health secretary targets all doctors below consultant grade

Tories rebel over Osborne’s pension plan

Tory backbenchers to ‘riot’ over flat rate of pension tax relief

EU rivals try to press gang media barons

Politicians are trying to woo powerful newspaper proprietors

Conceptual digital image of lock on circuit background

MPs pave way for digital spying proposals

Committee cautiously welcomes plans to update regime

Productivity in NHS hospitals falls for third year

Research comes as junior doctors refuse ‘final offer’ over contract

Student agency to chase loans evaders

Borrowers overseas targeted as body given greater powers

Hamburg leads hopes UK will stay in club

Anglophile city has sympathy with Cameron’s EU reform plans

Experts urge rethink of Starter Homes plan

Lyons group questions scheme that hands windfalls to lucky few

Move to punish delays in guilty pleas

Maximum cut in sentence only for those quick to accept wrongdoing

Pensions spinout criticised over delays

MyCSP caused hardship for thousands of retirees, says watchdog

Four UK cases of Zika reported this year

Number likely to rise as travellers return from Latin America

‘Out’ groups merge but still struggle for unity

Campaigns split over focusing on immigration or economy

Waitrose’s Price named trade minister

Grocery chain’s outgoing managing director will replace Maude

HMRC deals blow to UK’s microbusinesses

Refusal of VAT registration blocks overseas sales

Silicon Valley springs up in M4 corridor

Berkshire is home to largest digital cluster outside London

O’Neill ‘superbug’ panel promotes vaccines

Smarter vaccination policy can prevent ‘car crash’ on antibiotics

Tusk fears ‘populist’ wave of EU votes

UK model could spark copycat moves for ‘egotistic goals’

Flood Re sets out plan for its own demise

Government body’s mandate intended to last until 2036

Higher earners pile into pensions

Osborne expected to shake up tax relief


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