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Election 2015

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Letter: The few cash in


I do wish that people would stop blaming the previous Government for the financial mess we are in.


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Peter Rhodes: The deceptive mug

Poor taste?

Blogger of the Year Peter Rhodes on inappropriate souvenirs, a priceless moment in Poldark and the most important four-letter word of them all.


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Unions campaigned over zero-hours

General Secretary of the GMB Paul Kenny (left) and Labour Party leader Ed Miliband.

Unions have been pressing Labour to commit to ban zero-hours contracts, which have been increasingly controversial over the past few years.

Balls accused of 40p tax assault

Ed Balls says he would like to have fewer people in the 40p tax bracket

Ed Balls has been accused of preparing a squeeze on middle income earners after he refused to rule out dragging more workers into higher rate tax.