Whistleblowers lack protection, say MPs

Margaret Hodge, Minister of State for Employment and Welfare Reform, photographed in her office in Whitehall, central London.
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Public spending watchdog hits out over ‘appalling treatment’

Rise in jail deaths blamed on budget cuts

Labour links rapid increase to growing tension inside prisons

UK sees surge in wealthy Russian migrants

Numbers granted elite ‘investor visas’ double at start of year

History lesson gives Cameron a headache

Secret UK report into 1975 EEC referendum reveals friction

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Former City troubleshooter to run Ofsted

Appointment of academies trustee sparks political row

Holidaymakers enjoy the weather in Lowestoft, Suffolk.
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Coastal town floats to top of poll battle

Lowestoft is a key battleground for Labour, Tories and Ukip

DNA project given £300m investment boost

UK aims to be world leader in medical genetic research

NHS chief to head new press self-regulator

IPSO set up by newspaper groups that reject ‘royal charter’

Osborne reaps rewards from ‘enveloper’ tax

Clampdown on avoidance through owning properties via companies

Puzzle of property in offshore vehicles

The FT analyses Land Registry data amid growing concerns

Tax haven buyers set off property alarm

Concerns grow that London has become centre for dirty money

Help to Buy used by almost 40,000 people

Labour slams coalition for lowest housebuilding level since 1920s

Britain’s new enemies: immigrants and capitalists

The nation is left with an unhappy choice of populisms

House price growth slows in July

Ukraine crisis shows Nato flaws, MPs warn

Cyber attacks and use of militias create new challenges

Mayor calls for £1.3tn London investment

Infrastructure improvements targeted as population grows

Foreign investors sell off gilts

Reduced holdings come ahead of a possible rise in interest rates

Juncker considers creating financial services tsar

London fears tilt of policy towards eurozone

UK bankers feel shortchanged by bonus clampdown

Industry worried about red tape, enforcement and competition

Cameron steps up rhetoric against Russia

UK prime minister likens conflict to 1940s Belgium and Poland