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UK minimum wage to increase by three per cent tomorrow

Briefing Tue 30 Sep, AT 15:17

Latest rise in minimum wage 'not enough' but politicians and unions remain divided on rate

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Stoptober: can 28-day health campaign help smokers quit?

Briefing Tue 30 Sep, AT 14:49

Tens of thousands of people sign up to Stoptober in a bid to ditch the cigarettes for October

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Hong Kong protests: what demonstrators want from China

Briefing Tue 30 Sep, AT 09:21

Hong Kong leader urges protesters to go home as pro-democracy crowds continue to block streets

Google privacy row: what does Google know about you?

Briefing Mon 29 Sep, AT 15:43

Regulators say Google's privacy policy is too vague and raises 'deep concerns about data protection'

Windows 9 logo leaked by Microsoft China

Windows 9: what Microsoft's new operating system will do

Briefing Mon 29 Sep, AT 14:45

New operating system likely to be called Windows 9 will bring back Start menu and feature an even flatter design

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Ello: what you need to know about the 'anti-Facebook' social network

Briefing Fri 26 Sep, AT 15:02

Fast-growing new site Ello promises 'beauty, simplicity and transparency' – and no advertising

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Road tax changes: how DVLA's new system will work without tax discs

Briefing Fri 26 Sep, AT 13:57

The long-serving paper tax disc is set to vanish as the road tax system goes digital

UK Communities Secretary Erick Pickles

Rent to Buy scheme: a new solution to the housing crisis?

Briefing Fri 26 Sep, AT 12:38

Government proposal aims to help 'hard-working' tenants pay lower rent so they can save for deposit

Nigel Farage

Ukip conference: what is Nigel Farage promising?

Briefing Fri 26 Sep, AT 11:18

Commitments on education, health and taxes sit alongside traditional Ukip policies on immigration and the EU