Longlist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize announced

Booker prize 2014: who is going to win?

Preview Mon 13 Oct, AT 15:22

Mukherjee's ambitious saga is a firm favourite for the Man Booker prize, but Jacobson's sinister novel is in with a chance

Farage to join 2015 election debate – but what about Greens and SNP?

First Reaction Mon 13 Oct, AT 14:05

Broadcasters announce change to TV debate format, angering the Lib Dems, the Green Party and the SNP

NHS workers in first national strike for more than 30 years

One-Minute Read Mon 13 Oct, AT 11:15

Midwives, ambulance crews and thousands of NHS staff walked out for four hours today over pay

Columnist Crispin Black

Ebola: political correctness first, soldiers’ lives second

Mon 13 Oct, AT 08:06 Crispin Black

Why is Britain risking lives 3,000 miles from home rather than securing its national borders?

A tax disc is displayed on a car in London

Road tax changes: everything you need to know about the new system

Briefing Fri 10 Oct, AT 13:18

The long-serving paper tax disc is no more. Here's how the new road tax system works

New 'driverless' Tube train designs alarm drivers' unions

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 13:02

Modern vehicles will bring air-cooling to the underground – but could also run without drivers

Douglas Carswell and Nigel Farage

Ukip hails Clacton by-election triumph

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 08:45

Douglas Carswell becomes Ukip's first elected MP – and the party almost took another seat from Labour

London Underground, The Tube, turns 150

Tube strike called off after RMT hails 'progress'

One-Minute Read Thu 9 Oct, AT 13:31

Transport for London had criticised 'pointless' 48-hour strike threatening to disrupt millions of commuters

Thames Deckway: London plans floating cycle path

One-Minute Read Thu 9 Oct, AT 13:07

Proposed river route would relieve congestion and save cyclists 30 minutes on their commute, say developers

Construction work at the Hinkley Point nuclear power station

Hinkley Point nuclear plant gets EU go-ahead

One-Minute Read Wed 8 Oct, AT 15:30

UK plans to subsidise a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point does not break EU rules

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