Cameron accused of betraying Christians: Astonishing Easter attack on the PM by former Archbishop of CanterburyLord Carey accused ministers of 'aiding and abetting' the discrimination Poll: More than two-thirds of Christians feel they're a 'persecuted minority' By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 22:03 GMT, 29 March 2013 | UPDATED: 03:20 GMT, 30 March 2013 Many Christians doubt David Cameron’s sincerity in pledging to protect their freedoms, former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey says today. In an article for the Daily Mail, Lord Carey squarely accuses ministers of ‘aiding and abetting’ discrimination against Christians
Anger as MPs quietly water down safeguards on secret justice while focus was on gay marriage debate By James Chapman and Daniel Martin PUBLISHED: 01:38 GMT, 11 February 2013 | UPDATED: 01:38 GMT, 11 February 2013 Safeguards against Government plans for a major extension of ‘secret justice’ have been quietly swept away by ministers, campaigners warned last night. They said that as MPs were focusing on last week’s gay marriage vote, the Ministry of Justice made key changes to legislation that will make it easier for ministers to hold potentially embarrassing cases behind closed doors.
Spring of discontent Unions refuse to drop strike threats Documents suggest Unite backs a general strike, described as a 'tool in our armoury' Teaching unions also planning to escalate action By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 01:15 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:00 GMT, 5 January 2013 Britain is facing the threat of a spring of widespread industrial unrest at the hands of Labour’s biggest donor and the teaching unions, it has emerged.
Now workers face waiting until 70s for a state pension: But new flat rate means mothers won't lose out in most radical reforms for a century David Cameron and Nick Clegg will announce plans for new flat-rate pension New rate will be more generous and is expected to be worth 155 a weekBut the state pension age will increase further in years aheadIain Duncan Smith said the changes will be 'brilliant for women' By James Chapman PUBLISHED: 00:47 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 02:01 GMT, 5 January 2013 Women will benefit from the most radical pension reforms for a century – but younger workers will have to delay their retirement into their 70s and beyond, it emerged last night. David Cameron and Nick Clegg will next week outline plans for a new, more generous flat-rate pension, expected to be worth 155 a week. But the sting in the tail is that the state pension age – already set to rise to 67 for both men and women between 2026 and 2028 – will increase further in the years ahead
Three citizens killed in suicide bomber attack at a US military base in AfghanistanPolice say a guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomberThe Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman todayThe militant group says it sent a bomber to base in van full of explosivesThe guard stopped the driver at the gates of the base before he was killed | UPDATED: 13:47 GMT, 26 December 2012 A suicide bomber has killed three Afghan citizens in an attack at a US military base near the eastern city of Khost. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack at Camp Chapman in which police have said a local guard and two civilians were killed along with the bomber.
Have a go ho-ho hero! Man dressed as Santa sleighs robbers in the street | UPDATED: 10:39 GMT, 7 December 2012 A hero Santa chased off masked robbers who tried to snatch weekend takings from a pub landlord.
'This is as bad as a world war': Bank of England boss's grim view of financial crisis which has left a debt 'that will be paid by our grandchildren'Andrew Haldane: People 'had every reason' to feel 'deeply upset and angry'George Osborne to admit bringing public finances back to order will take longer than expectedHe has to find more than 23bn through further cuts and tax rises by 2017 Institute of Fiscal Studies said era of austerity could last until 2018 By Becky Barrow and James Chapman PUBLISHED: 19:13 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 01:59 GMT, 4 December 2012 The financial crisis has been as devastating for family incomes as a world war, a senior Bank of England official warned yesterday.