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Eric Pickles

Eric Pickles advises local authorities to cut trade union spending

By Lauren Grice Local government secretary Eric Pickles has advised local authorities on how to cut spending by reviewing taxpayer funding of trade unions.

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Keith Vaz MP

Undercover policing needs overhaul, say MPs

By Laura Moulden Undercover policing in the UK requires a "root and branch" overhaul, MPs have warned today (March 1st).

Robert Gardner, chief economist at Nationwide

UK house prices ‘rose 0.2 per cent in February’

By Gerald Heneghan House prices in the UK rose by 0.2 per cent during February, hitting an average cost of £162,638.

Royal Bank of Scotland

RBS reveals £5.2 billion lost in ‘chastening’ year

By Gerald Heneghan Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has revealed it suffered a pre-tax loss of more than £5 billion in 2012.


Cardinal Keith O’Brien’s successor named by pope

By Lauren Grice Pope Benedict XVI has named archbishop of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia as the successor to cardinal Keith O'Brien in the position of archbishop of St Andrews and

Nick Clegg on LBC

Nick Clegg: Sex claims contributed to Lord Rennard resignation

By Laura Moulden Nick Clegg has admitted recent claims regarding sexually inappropriate behaviour contributed to the resignation of former Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard.

A hot air balloon

Balloon crash Britons named

By Lauren Grice The identities of two Britons involved in a balloon crash in Luxor, Egypt have been released.

Westercommon Primary School

Glasgow school blaze tackled by Strathclyde firefighters

By Laura Moulden Strathclyde firefighters have managed to get a blaze under control at a disused school in Glasgow.

Cardinal Keith O'Brien and Pope Benedict XVI

Cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns

By Laura Moulden Cardinal Keith O'Brien has resigned his post as the UK's most senior Roman Catholic clergyman.

European Commission building

Eurozone economic downturn ‘to persist into 2013′

By Gerald Heneghan The eurozone's financial downturn will continue into 2013, the European Commission has warned.

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