Defence chief highlights new technology

Era of ships, aircraft and troops waning, says Sir Nicholas

City anti-corruption unit to be set up

Sleaze-fighting team will seek to repair London’s image

Claims of murder by army found to be lies

Inquiry rejects Iraqi detainees’ allegations against UK soldiers

Ministers unveil £6bn science strategy

Critics say more funds needed for research and development

AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 14: The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby attends a service at Holy Sepulchre Church, Grafton on August 14, 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand. The Archbishop of Cantebury is on his first visit to New Zealand, as part of a 10-day visit to Anglican primates in the South Pacific. His visit will also celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Christian gospel first being proclaimed in New Zealand. (Photo by Fiona Goodall/Getty Images)
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CofE management courses ‘say little’ of God

Welby defends business training proposals for senior clergy

Miliband attacks Tories’ ‘1930s vision’

Labour leader says plan to slash state is a strategic error

Taxpayers lost £180m in Royal Mail sale

Myners report to say flotation price could have been higher

Pension industry ordered to cut charges

Report finds £26bn of retirement savings in poor value schemes

MPs condemn £10.5bn train deals

Contracts transferred all the risk to UK taxpayers, says report

Single fund proposed for town hall pensions

Schemes ‘need to merge or risk running out of cash’

PM in push to spur on US-EU trade talks

Cameron aims to put ‘rocket boosters’ under TTIP negotiations

The trouble with dribbles

City has little appetite for another jumbo placing of Lloyds shares

Fifa World Cup investigator Garcia quits

Ethics head questions whether football body capable of change

Treasury eyes £3bn Lloyds stake sell-off

Taxpayers’ holding could fall towards 20% in run-up to election

Church of England appoints first woman bishop

Cheshire vicar takes over diocese of Stockport

Trials show ecigarettes help smokers quit

Scientist warns of surprisingly little clinical evidence

Hague seeks the West Lothian Answer

Labour decry ‘partisan attempt’ to bar their Scottish MPs from votes

UK can no longer afford patchwork constabulary

In a time of austerity, the case for retaining tiny police forces is weak

Cameron rejects pressure for police reform

Chiefs say 43-force structure is outdated and obstructs the transition to digital policing

Treasury’s White picked to head Ofcom

First woman to lead media regulator will replace Ed Richards