Official inflation figures understate the real extent of rising costs, but even the government's own CPI scheme lays bare the ongoing misery for working people and those dependent on benefits.
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Teachers have warned that Ofsted is becoming "increasingly politicised" after the schools watchdog issued a scathing report on state schooling today which was debunked within hours.
The number of children growing up in absolute poverty in Britain soared by 300,000 last year, official figures revealed today.
Two unions are to take joint strike action at Chesterfield College next week in a bitter row over threatened redundancies.
Unions welcomed a planned government review of controversial zero-hours contracts which keep people on standby without guaranteeing work today.
Three campaigners against highly polluting tar sands oil production were arrested for trespass today at a protest against Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to Parliament.
Refuse and recycling workers at Green Party-controlled Brighton and Hove City Council will launch a week-long strike over pay today, bringing collections to a halt.
Green MP Caroline Lucas warned today that the lasting legacy of the Iraq war was the increased risk of terror attacks in Britain.
British Gas owner Centrica bought a stake in a shale gas exploration area in Lancashire today.
An Investigation has been launched into a near catastrophe at a nuclear reprocessing plant at Sellafield in Cumbria - despite bosses' attempts to downplay the seriousness of the incident.