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Star comment: Let’s also remember the elderly

Elderly

During the centenary of the Great War, the nation has shown its respects to the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price to safeguard our freedom. We have proudly remembered those who laid down their lives so that we can live in a free democracy.

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Letter: Funding our future

Bank of England rate-setters will take the latest data into account

I read J Clift’s letter, he says politicians use shortage of money as an excuse for not fully funding services like health, education and transport. This statement is not true.

Letter: Arrest warrant bid in House a low blow

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The parliamentary debacle where the Chief Whip, the Home Secretary and the Justice Minister attempted to sneak the European Arrest Warrant through Parliament without a vote, while at the same time trying to pretend that a vote on it would take place, shows just how low the Coalition has sunk and the depths of their contempt for the electorate.

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Star comment: Let’s also remember the elderly

Elderly

During the centenary of the Great War, the nation has shown its respects to the brave men and women who paid the ultimate price to safeguard our freedom. We have proudly remembered those who laid down their lives so that we can live in a free democracy.

Star comment: Celebrate the best of Shropshire business

Proto Labs, on Telford’s Halesfield Industrial Estate, scooped both the Business of the Year and the Manufacturing Champion categories at the inaugural awards ceremony.

Portents of doom swirl around the global economy. Day by day we hear stories about the flatlining of the Eurozone’s economy, the problems afflicting Japan and the stagnation of powerhouse economies like those in Germany and France.

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Saudis resist oil production cut

Opec is divided over the need for a cut in oil production after a heavy fall in prices (AP)

Oil giant Saudi Arabia has downplayed the likelihood of a cut in production as Opec ministers prepare to meet tomorrow amid tumbling prices.

Cities urged to follow German model

Liverpool is one of the cities being urged to follow the German model

Nick Clegg has urged northern cities like Manchester and Liverpool to emulate Berlin by throwing open empty buildings and unused land to artists and entrepreneurs .

Osborne 'must tackle low wages'

Labour says low pay is leading to a higher welfare bill

George Osborne needs to take urgent action in next week's Autumn Statement to address low wages and low productivity in the British economy as growth slows and borrowing continues to increase, Labour has said.