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School funding to be overhauled

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:58
The funding of schools in England will be overhauled to remove big regional differences in levels of per pupil funding, George Osborne confirms.

Osborne's £23bn magic trick

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:49
How has the chancellor pulled off the magical trick of cutting less without inflating the deficit?

Police disbelief at chancellor U-turn

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:45
Police have greeted the news there will be no further cuts to their budgets with disbelief, says Danny Shaw, but what influenced the chancellor's decision?

Network Rail sell-off to fund upgrades

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:20
Network Rail wants to sell £1.8bn of railway arch space, disused depots and shop space in bigger stations to help raise the cash to upgrade UK railways.

Islamic State claims Tunisia bus blast

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 17:12
The so-called Islamic State group says one of its suicide bombers carried out Tuesday's deadly attack on a bus carrying presidential guards in Tunisia.

VIDEO: McDonnell pulls out Mao's 'Little Red Book'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:53
Chairman Mao's "Little Red Book" made a surprise appearance in the Commons, when Shadow Chancellor John McDonnell brandished a copy while accusing the government of relying on Chinese investment.

New apprenticeships levy to raise £3bn

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:38
An apprenticeship levy on company payrolls will fund three million places for apprentices, the chancellor says, but business groups call it a "new payroll tax".

Junior doctor dispute to go to Acas

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:38
The government has agreed to talks at Acas in the junior doctors' dispute - but the strikes have not been called off.

'Good' settlement for UK science

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:19
The UK chancellor has said that the science budget will be protected in real terms - equating to an increase.

Edmund & Ward vie for Davis Cup role

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:06
Kyle Edmund and James Ward are in contention for the second British singles place at the Davis Cup final against Belgium.

Fury serenades Klitschko at workout

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:06
Tyson Fury sings a Bette Midler classic to Wladimir Klitschko at a public workout before Saturday's world title fight.

Tim Wonnacott leaves Bargain Hunt

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:51
Tim Wonnacott steps down from Bargain Hunt two months after reports he had had "a bust-up" with the BBC show's producers.

Nest Cam camera is 'always on'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:21
Researchers have discovered the camera in the Nest Cam security device is always operating - even when turned off by the user.

Radio X 'may have to change name'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:13
Digital radio station Radio X may have to change its name after its trademark application was refused.

Arts Council funding 'to go up'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:08
Chancellor George Osborne promises to increase funding to Arts Council England and national museums and galleries in his Spending Review.

US bombed Kunduz clinic 'in error'

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:01
A US aircraft attacked a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) clinic in the Afghan city of Kunduz because of "human error", a US military inquiry says.

UK Sport given 29% funding increase

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:00
The government pledges a 29% increase in funding for UK Sport in the Chancellor's autumn Spending Review.

Downed plane pilot denies Turkey warning

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:57
The surviving pilot of a Russian plane shot down by Turkey on the Syrian border says no warning was given, and the plane was inside Syrian airspace.

Will spectacular U-turn harm Osborne?

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:57
The chancellor has executed a spectacular U-turn on tax credits but will it damage his reputation within his own party as well as the public?

Apple buys Star Wars animation company

Wed, 11/25/2015 - 14:55
Apple purchases the company behind motion-capture technology used in the latest Star Wars film.