1bn raid on NHS could pay more for community care


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1bn raid on NHS could pay for more community careComes amid fears that A&E departments are being flooded by patients who could be cared for at home By Tim Shipman PUBLISHED: 22:49 GMT, 26 April 2013 | UPDATED: 09:06 GMT, 27 April 2013 DM.has('shareLink', 'shareLinks', { 'id': '2315557', 'title': '1bn raid on NHS could pay for more community care', 'url': 'http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2315557/1bn-raid-NHS-pay-community-care.html', 'eTwitterStatus': '%C2%A31bn%20raid%20on%20NHS%20could%20pay%20more%20for%20community%20care%20http://bit.ly/11qM29i%20via%[email protected]' }); Ministers plan to use 1billion of the NHS budget to pay for social care – effectively tearing up the Coalition’s pledge to ringfence Health Service spending.

What economic crisis? Wedding bill rises to 22,000 (and bank of mum and dad foots much of the bill)


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What economic crisis Wedding bill rises to 22,000 (and bank of mum and dad foots much of the bill) Average cost has risen by more than 7,000 in a decade Number of guests has fallen by seven per cent from 101 to 94More than half of couples admit they share cost of big day with parents By John Stevens PUBLISHED: 23:26 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 00:13 GMT, 28 March 2013 Counting the cost: The average wedding bill is now almost 22,000 (file photo) Any groom will know that there are some things you just don’t mention to a stressed-out bride.

Budget 2013: Backlash grows over plan to penalise mothers who don"t work


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An insult to stay at home mothers: Backlash grows over Budget plan to penalise mothers who don't workCritics described plan as a 'slap in the face' for stay at home mothersA Government briefing was inadvertently published yesterdayThe document, designed to help press officers rebuff criticism, was removed By Jason Groves and Becky Barrow PUBLISHED: 23:12 GMT, 19 March 2013 | UPDATED: 08:57 GMT, 20 March 2013 Mothers who stay at home to look after their children do not need as much financial help as those who work, according to the Treasury.

Crime falls at least 10% in half of police force areas despite stringent budget cuts


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Crime plummets by as much as 22% in some areas DESPITE savage budget cuts Crime down by at least 10% in 19 of 43 force areas in England & WalesComes as police and government clash over cuts and 'Plebgate' affairCrime plummets by 22% in Nottinghamshire and 18% in Northumbria | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 31 December 2012 The rift between the Government and police is poised to deepen as crime continues to fall despite unprecedented cuts in officer numbers. Ministers seized on figures which reveal that crime has fallen steeply over the past two years across England and Wales. The number of recorded offences fell by at least 10 per cent in 19 out of 43 forces as budgets were slashed by an average of just under 10 per cent.

DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Proof that you can cut crime and save money


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DAILY MAIL COMMENT: Proof that you can cut crime and save money By Daily Mail Comment PUBLISHED: 23:49 GMT, 30 December 2012 | UPDATED: 23:50 GMT, 30 December 2012 For months, the Police Federation has been giving dire warnings that budget cuts and reforms to working practices would mean a ‘Christmas for criminals’. Yet instead of the predicted crimewave, new figures show the opposite – recorded crime has fallen by around 10 per cent

Obama scolds Congress for waiting until deadline to avert fiscal cliff… says he"s "modestly optimistic" a deal will be reached


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'The hour for immediate action is here:' Obama scolds Congress for waiting until deadline to avert fiscal cliff … says he's 'modestly optimistic' a deal will be reachedPresident Barack Obama met with congressional leaders and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner in search of a compromise to avoid across-the-board tax increases and deep spending cutsMeeting adjourned without a compromise The looming fiscal cliff would likely be triggered on Monday if a budget deal cannot be agreed upon American families could see roughly $4,603 less in their paycheck annually if the U.S. falls off the fiscal cliff | UPDATED: 01:25 GMT, 29 December 2012 President Obama said Friday that if the top two leaders of the Senate can't agree on a budget deal to avert the fiscal cliff of higher taxes and severe spending cuts, then he will send his own proposal to Congress for an up-or-down vote

Ministry of Defence spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts

MOD's m bill for GQ, Cosmo and co: Military spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts | UPDATED: 09:28 GMT, 26 December 2012 The Ministry of Defence is spending more than 500,000 a year on magazines and newspapers – at a time of swingeing military job losses. Among the 930 titles the department subscribes to are Cosmopolitan, GQ, Glamour UK, Woman and, perhaps strangest of all, House Beautiful.

MOD"s m bill for GQ, Cosmo and co: Military spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts


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MOD's m bill for GQ, Cosmo and co: Military spends huge sums on magazines for staff at time of swingeing cuts | UPDATED: 22:08 GMT, 25 December 2012 The Ministry of Defence is spending more than 500,000 a year on magazines and newspapers – at a time of swingeing military job losses. Among the 930 titles the department subscribes to are Cosmopolitan, GQ, Glamour UK, Woman and, perhaps strangest of all, House Beautiful

Tesco spends 28MILLION on private jets flying executives around the world


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Tesco spends 28MILLION on private jets flying executives around the world Retail giant's spending on private jets for senior staff reached new high last year Firm has spent nearly 29 million on private plane journeys since 2005Spiralling costs revealed after Tesco issues first profits warning for 20 years | UPDATED: 11:12 GMT, 24 December 2012 With its famous motto of 'Every little helps' Tesco has made its fortune by meeting the needs of cost-conscious shoppers. But the supermarket giant appears to have been less thrifty with its use of private jets for senior executives – spending 8.9 million flying them around the globe last year alone. Since 2005 the firm has spent nearly 29 million on flying executives to different parts of the world, according to information filed at Companies House.

The world"s most expensive gifts: From the glass pool table to the 3,400 coffee beans, what the really rich will get this Christmas


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The world's most expensive gifts: From the glass pool table to the 3,400 coffee beans, what the really rich will get this Christmas | UPDATED: 23:21 GMT, 20 December 2012 While most of us will be happy with a DVD, t-shirt or perhaps a nice new watch from our loved ones this year, the uber-rich will be expecting a little bit more as they unwrap their presents while sipping Kristal Champagne in front of the Queen's Speech. 'If in doubt, sprinkle it in diamonds' appears to be the rallying call of the upmarket manufacturers and boutiques catering to the whims of the international jet set this Christmas. From a 20,000 bejewelled USB stick (perfect for the billionaire tech genius in your life), to a solid gold pen that comes with an eye-watering 60,000 price tag, MailOnline takes a peek under the wrapping paper of the one per cent.