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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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Star Comment: What’s the truth on decision?

The first two, of an eventual ten, turbines at RWE npower renewables 20.5MW Bradwell wind farm, on the Dengie peninsula in Essex, which have started generating electricity ahead of a pending 10% cut in government supports.

Today marks the official dissolution of parliament, the countdown to the general election on May 7 when the country will go to the polls to elect the people it wishes to represent them for the next five years.


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Osborne buoyed by new GDP figures

Chancellor George Osborne said the figures confirms 'UK as clearly fastest growing major advanced economy'

The UK economy grew more strongly than previously thought last year according to revised official figures showing gross domestic product (GDP) rose by 2.8%.

FTSE 100 ends quarter on back foot

The FTSE 100 Index opened in positive territory, albeit by a single point at 6892

The London market's poor run continued today but the FTSE 100 Index is still on course to finish the quarter 4% higher than the start of the year.