Ministers urged to be transparent on tax deals

HMRC expected to struggle to defend Google deal in this week’s hearing by MPs

Cameron launches prison league tables

PM promises governors more control to address serious problems

Ukip MP says Brexit camp must add appeal

War of attrition between rivals vying for designation as official ‘Out’ group

LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: A passenger boards a train at Clapham Junction on January 2, 2015 in London, England. Increased rail fares averaging 2.5% come into effect today, pushing the cost of some commuters annual rail fares to more than £5,000. Earlier this week, Network Rail chief executive Mark Carne said that he would not be receiving his annual bonus because of the major rail disruption passengers faced over the Christmas period, which was caused by engineering works that overran. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Network Rail urges against privatisation

Ministers puzzling over how to deal with operator’s £38bn of debt

Cameron faces Tory grassroots backlash

Eurosceptic local party chiefs rebuke PM for ignoring their views

Thicket of London towers criticised

There are 260 planned developments of more than 20 storeys

US military: robot wars

More money must go to technology to confront China and Russia, say some people in the Pentagon

Picture: Lorne Campbell / Guzelian Feature on Drax Power Station, Drax, North Yorkshire. Picture shows the biomass storage dome area. PICTURE TAKEN ON TUESDAY 26 JANUARY 2016
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Drax warns on coal stations deadline

Incentives for other fuels needed to meet 2025 target, says power chief

George Osborne
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Osborne quizzed over banks taxes

Clarification sought on offsetting misconduct costs

Politics podcast: Britain and Europe

Cameron’s deal, the fallout for the Conservatives and are we better in or out?

Thatcher’s home on the market for £30m

Home cinema, lift and media room with bar lie behind Iron Lady’s steel front door

US tech companies in data sharing talks

Negotiations with Britain to handover suspicious emails and chats

Survey of FTSE finds Brexit complacency

Despite potential impact, few companies have contingencies for leaving EU

Top UK businesses unprepared for Brexit

FTSE blue-chips making few contingency plans

The flaw in the campaign for Brexit

Advocates of departure from the EU cannot agree what ‘Out’ means

Age UK to ‘keep focusing on commerce’

Charity for the elderly says raising millions helps it to remain independent from government

UK still has vital role to play in Europe

If Britain remains in EU it should return to a leadership role

Tube strike off but more are scheduled

Maintenance workers’ dispute over safety adds to action by station staff over ticket offices

Cameron wins Poland over to welfare curbs

PM pledges military support and treaty concessions

Call for charities to show results

O’Donnell says trustees should widen scope beyond finances


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