UK's five richest families 'worth more than poorest 20%'

First Reaction Mon 17 Mar, AT 12:52

As inequality grows in the UK, Oxfam calls on George Osborne to mind the gap

George Osborne

Osborne: increase in people paying 40p tax good for Conservatives

One-Minute Read Sun 16 Mar, AT 09:09

The Chancellor faces ridicule after he tells Tories there are ‘advantages’ to more people paying the higher rate of tax

NHS sells a billion patient records

One-Minute Read Sun 16 Mar, AT 08:55

Row as drug giants consultancy snaps up data

Michael Gove rounds on Cameron’s Etonians

One-Minute Read Sat 15 Mar, AT 08:00

Number of old boys 'preposterous' says education secretary

Diana Princess of Wales

Princess Diana 'leaked royal phone numbers to NotW'

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Mar, AT 14:28

Phone-hacking trial hears how Princess of Wales was News of the World's ‘mole in the palace

Millionaire Lord Ballyedmond killed in helicopter crash

One-Minute Read Fri 14 Mar, AT 09:49

Four people died after a helicopter came down in fog near peer's stately home in Norfolk last night

Tony Benn: no spin, no false sympathy, no nonsense

Fri 14 Mar, AT 08:30 Annalisa Barbieri

One of the Left’s most influential and charismatic figures – with film star looks to boot

Leeds children's heart unit 'safe' after death rate fears

One-Minute Read Thu 13 Mar, AT 09:49

But report details 'heart rending' stories of 16 families who suffered serious problems with care

Children's mental health: do we care nearly enough?

Wed 12 Mar, AT 08:25 Annalisa Barbieri

As 25,000 children are hospitalised every year for self-harming, MPs are finally asking the big question

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