Social media sector ‘undermining’ police

Counterterror chief says non-co-operation jeopardises inquiries

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne swaggers into the centre ground

Chancellor seeks to drive Labour further to the political fringes

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivers his keynote speech this morning.
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Osborne hands business rates to councils

Local areas to get power to cut levy or add infrastructure premium

SNP’s polished image loses its lustre

Party appears more vulnerable after a series of setbacks

Osborne launches rail and energy overhaul

Chancellor picks Labour’s Adonis as infrastructure commission head

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives on day one of the Conservative Party Conference on October 4, 2015 in Manchester, England. Up to 80,000 people are expected to attend a demonstration today organised by the TUC and anti-austerity protesters. Conservative Party members are gathering for their first conference as a party in a majority government since 1996. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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Cameron pushes ahead with tax credit cuts

Think-tanks claim families will be significantly worse off

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High-pay lobby group appoints new head

Stefan Stern calls for greater clarity on executive pay

Adonis to make plans for three big schemes

Experts doubt commission’s power and idea to tap pension funds

Conservative Party conference in Manchester. British Prime minister David Cameron listens as the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, delivered his keynote speech this morning.
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A radical who has stumbled upon a cause

Running a state according to a system of thought is neither human nor humane

Steelworks supplier warns on redundancies

Efforts under way to preserve coke ovens at the historic complex

TPP trade deal: seven things to know

Twelve countries in Trans-Pacific Partnership — but not China

Lloyds share sale fails the Tell Sid test

‘Vampire squid’ institutions have won in extrication efforts

London mayor vetoes stricter diesel curbs

Cutting pollution has to be balanced with ‘the good running of the city’

Osborne’s minimum wage under attack

Low Pay Commission head warns of more job losses than predicted

Minimum wage tests Low Pay Commission

Body tasked with monitoring policy faces mixed picture across UK

Pro-Europe campaign plays catch-up

Out group has already formed its executive team

Cameron must stop drift towards Brexit

Delay in making pro-EU case cedes ground to the ‘out’ campaign

Cameron focuses Tories on security

Party conference opens in Manchester and is already overshadowed by splits over Europe

EU asks Erdogan to agree to migrant plan

Sweeteners may be offered in return for agreement

Scottish Tory leader eyes Holyrood gains

Analysts remain sceptical about party’s prospects north of border


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