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King-sized flats lying empty as owners bask in tax havens

Who lives in London’s most expensive apartments? One thing that’s for sure is that they don’t want you to find out.

Labour defends the Tories from benefits backlash

Last week could have been a disaster for the government’s workfare programme. It sends unemployed people to toil for free – and takes away their benefits if they refuse.

Politicians close the schools then blame the immigrants

Why Britain is suddenly short of schools and energy firms' perks and Lords lunches

Cereal firm wants its sugar to be part of your five a day

Kelloggs' interest in healthy diets, Rupert Murdoch's in Ukip and the rising sales of supercars

Bad jokes and long pauses at supervillains’ mountain lair

More than 2,000 of the most appalling people in the world forked out £25,000 each for a five day booze-up in the Swiss mountains last week.

Five things we hate about Ukip, a former banker's racist club

Ukip has outdone even the Tories at the old game of "I’m not racist but…"

Things they say...

‘I will find them. And I will kill them’

Rags owned by millionaires outraged at a six-bed house

It seems there isn’t enough outrage in the world for right wing hypocrites to throw at Heather Frost of Tewkesbury.

Osborne should phone a friend

We’ve all been there. You get a letter from the mobile phone company that says you’re massively out of pocket.

Wanna join the Bullingdon Club?

Fancy moving in the same elite circles as David Cameron, Boris Johnson and George Osborne?

Glamour of part-time work on low pay

Just why are so many people desperate to work in coffee shops?

EDL boot boy who was handy with a blade

Who can the people of Manchester expect to see on their streets when the racist English Defence League (EDL) tries to march there this Saturday?

Detained for Oscar chance

Palestinian film-maker Emad Burnat thought he’d get a break from life under occupation when he travelled to the US last week.

Going up... Going down...

'Truly British' and in the dark

The "truly British family" of James and Emily Bradshaw is determined to go a year without buying anything foreign. It’s not going well.

You can have any Labour you like - as long as it's right wing

There’s a battle on for the soul of the Labour Party—and both sides deserve to lose.

The things they say

‘It is Alice in Wonderland territory, Orwellian almost’

Fixed rates for lunch dates—but Hester keeps his bonus

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) carried on rigging the Libor rate for two years after we bailed it out.

Toxic Tory outfoxed in the Huhne house

Senior Tories are said to be "de-toxifying" their brand. They might want a word with whoever selected Maria Hutchings as their candidate to replace Chris Huhne in the Eastleigh by-election.

Marble Lady falls on stony ground

Former prime ministers are often remembered with statues in their home towns.

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