House of Lords chamber

House of Lords: pros and cons of an unelected upper chamber

Briefing Thu 6 Nov, AT 13:09

Labour wants to replace House with an elected senate, but will it be filled with career politicians?

Gay cake row: watchdog takes legal action against Christian bakery

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Nov, AT 12:22

Christians who refused to make a gay rights cake now face a sexual orientation discrimination court case

Tower of London

Tower of London poppies: should the WWI memorial be extended?

Talking Point Thu 6 Nov, AT 11:56

Boris Johnson backs calls for the installation to carry on, but organisers say poppy field must come down after Armistice Day

High Street Banks

UK banks to be investigated by competition watchdog

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Nov, AT 09:53

Lloyds, RBS, Barclays and HSBC still dominate more than three-quarters of the current accounts market

NHS hospital

NHS wasting £2bn by handing out too many drugs and tests

One-Minute Read Thu 6 Nov, AT 08:39

Academy of Medical Royal Colleges calls on doctors and nurses to stop overprescribing medication

Helen Macdonald

Samuel Johnson Prize: 'unusual and extraordinary' memoir wins

One-Minute Read Wed 5 Nov, AT 11:56

Helen Macdonald’s book is both a personal story about loss and a history of falconry

UK border control

EU migrants contribute £20bn to UK economy, study finds

One-Minute Read Wed 5 Nov, AT 09:19

University College London study finds that European migrants pay out more in taxes than they receive in benefits

Factory Worker

Holiday pay ruling: what it means for you

Briefing Tue 4 Nov, AT 11:12

Employees could receive thousands in back-dated pay but small businesses warn they could go under

Computer hackers

Google and Facebook ‘aiding terrorists,’ says new GCHQ chief

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Nov, AT 10:05

The big tech companies must work with governments to stop terrorists, says head of UK spy agency

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