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Downing Street to garden retreat: David Cameron spends £25,000 on luxury hut 04/30/2017 - 06:00

The hand-built ‘shephers’s hut’ comes with sheep’s wool insulation, a wood-burning stove, Bakelite light switches and a hardwood door

Former prime minister David Cameron has spent £25,000 on a “luxury hut” for his Cotswolds garden that he plans to use as a writing studio.


May vows to protect pensions from 'unscrupulous bosses' 04/30/2017 - 05:59
The Tories promise to protect company pensions, while Labour pledges to improve workers' rights.
Household food waste level 'unacceptable' 04/30/2017 - 05:03
Too much food is wasted in England and households should be helped to throw away less, MPs say.
Triple-lock: Call for pensions policy to be revamped 04/30/2017 - 04:11
Former pensions minister Steve Webb calls for pension increases that target those most in need.
Donald Trump rounds on media at Pennsylvania rally   04/30/2017 - 03:15
Green heating system accused of causing 'fuel poverty' 04/30/2017 - 02:47
The government says district heating networks should cut bills, but some say they are beset with problems.
Conservatives overtake Labour in Scotland and London, poll shows 04/30/2017 - 01:30
SNP remains ahead as positions change from the 2015 general election results
Theresa May: the fruits of Brexit - cartoon 04/30/2017 - 01:05

Chris Riddell on what the Tories are really thinking

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If May really does mean what she says, she should put it in writing | Andrew Rawnsley 04/30/2017 - 01:05

The PM has been long on rhetoric, short on action and the Tory manifesto should contain some real promises

On the night of Theresa May’s announcement that she was calling a snap...

Trump’s first 100 days: he is listening and learning how to take good advice | Megan G Oprea 04/30/2017 - 01:05
The president has toned down the rhetoric and, abroad at least, he has learned to co-operate

When assessing Trump’s performance so far, we should not measure him by what he promised on the campaign trail or even by what we would expect from a more conventional president. Trump is a special case...

‘May says this is about stability. She should meet my constituents’ 04/30/2017 - 01:05
On the doorsteps of Yardley, Brexit barely gets a mention

“Hello – my name is Jess and I’m your local MP.” The opening of hundreds of conversations I have had this week. I wouldn’t be surprised if I had taken to shouting this out in my sleep. My husband can neither confirm nor deny this as mostly...

Labour’s aimless stroll towards oblivion in Glasgow | Kevin McKenna 04/30/2017 - 01:04
Years of bad management and lack of vision have left the SNP and Tories poised to expunge the left from north of the border

No other city in the UK has embodied the success and aspirations of the Labour movement more than Glasgow. And now, as Labour faces up to the reality of spending a...

City mayors could head off post-Brexit divisions 04/30/2017 - 01:04
Local elections provide opportunity to promote social cohesion, says report

Britain’s leading expert on social cohesion has backed calls for a radical new approach to heal...

Labour will block the sale of weapons to repressive regimes if it wins the election 04/30/2017 - 00:11
Exclusive: The shadow International Trade Secretary says the party would ensure that exports could not be used for human rights abuses
Bankruptcy risk as ‘desperate’ councils play the property market 04/30/2017 - 00:10
Liberal Democrat former business secretary Vince Cable warns of gambles taken by local authorities hit by cuts

Desperate councils risk being plunged into an Icelandic-style financial crisis after investing...