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Campaigners set out proposals for a better deal for low-income taxpayers
Academy of Medical Sciences

Contrary to popular belief, Lorem Ipsum is not simply random text. It has roots in a piece of classical Latin literature from 45 BC, making it over 2000 years old. Richard McClintock, a Latin professor at Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia, looked up one of the more obscure Latin words, consectetur, from a Lorem Ipsum passage,… Read more »

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Brown to target underage drinking
Brown threatens to shut down rogue off-licenses

Gordon Brown has promised to crackdown on alcohol sales to teenagers, while the government is told that the availability of alcohol full stop is the real problem. The prime minister has vowed to shut down any shop caught selling alcohol to under-18s more than once. The warning comes as council leaders argue the government’s 24-hour… Read more »

Bank of England needs more effective warnings
Banks ‘ignored credit warnings’

Banks failed to take action to avert the developing credit crunch in part because they ignored warnings from regulators, MPs have said. The system by which regulators – including the Bank of England and Financial Service Authority (FSA) – warn lenders of impending financial turmoil is “deficient” and must be strengthened to banks pay proper… Read more »