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UK military operations since cold war have cost £34bn says study

UK military operations since cold war have cost £34bn says study

Study says bulk of money was spent on Iraq and Afghanistan, interventions judged later to be ‘strategic failures’. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 24, 2014 at 09:21

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Scottish referendum groups officially confirmed by Electoral Commission

Scottish referendum groups officially confirmed by Electoral Commission

Yes Scotland and Better Together designated as lead campaigns as commissioner urges other, smaller groups to register quickly. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:16

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Work and pensions secretary says Scottish government has not explained how independent Scotland would afford spending

Work and pensions secretary says Scottish government has not explained how independent Scotland would afford spending

The work and pensions secretary, Iain Duncan Smith, has challenged first minister Alex Salmond to explain how Scotland could afford extra pension and benefits costs of up £1.55bn a year after independence. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:11

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Agency: banking system in independent Scotland risks Iceland-style meltdown

Agency – banking system in independent Scotland risks Iceland-style meltdown

S&P says it would be ‘challenging’ for Edinburgh government to support its banks without backing of London. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:07

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Tony Blair – west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam

Tony Blair – west must take sides against growing threat of radical Islam

In keynote speech on Middle East, former PM blames Islamic extremism for failures of western intervention in region. Read more…

Posted by admin - April 23, 2014 at 14:35

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Vince Cable tells top UK firms: crack down on bonuses or face new laws

Vince Cable tells top UK firms: crack down on bonuses or face new laws

Business secretary urges companies to rethink pay deals to regain public trust and move focus off short-term success. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:31

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David Cameron blasted over shotgun licence fees veto

David Cameron blasted over shotgun licence fees veto

Lib Dem minister says PM’s refusal to end 13-year freeze on firearms fees means taxpayers are subsidising gun owners. Read more…

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PM and Chancellor welcome £36 billion infrastructure projects

PM and Chancellor welcome £36 billion infrastructure projects

The Prime Minister and the Chancellor will visit a transport infrastructure project today (22 April 2014) to see action the government is taking to help hardworking people and back businesses with better infrastructure being delivered on the ground. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:24

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Government review of the Muslim Brotherhood

Government review of the Muslim Brotherhood

The Prime Minister has commissioned an internal government review into the philosophy, activities, impact and influence on UK national interests, at home and abroad, of the Muslim Brotherhood and of government policy towards the organisation. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:19

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Scotland has ‘five big positives’ to staying in UK Gordon Brown says

Scotland has ‘five big positives’ to staying in UK Gordon Brown says

Former prime minister claims no vote would secure state pensions and NHS funding and 600,000 jobs reliant on UK trade. Read more…

Posted by admin -  at 09:13

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