NATO airstrike Afghanistan: Eleven children and a woman killed

Eleven children and a woman killed in Nato airstrike against Taliban commanders Local officials said the strike hit houses in the Kunar province, AfghanistanSaid the woman and children died when their homes collapsed on them Six insurgents, including two senior Taliban leaders, died in the strike International Security Assistance Force said it is assessing incident By Daily Mail Reporter PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 7 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:49 GMT, 7 April 2013 A Nato airstrike killed at least 11 children yesterday during an operation targeting Taliban commanders. At least one woman also died in the strike and more than six others were injured in the strike on a village in Shigal district in Kunar province, on the Pakistani border

Big business makes more money but pays less tax as small firms are hit harder

Big business makes more money but pays less tax as small firms are hit harderCorporation tax payments by UK's largest firms have fallen by more than a fifth since 2000A report warned cash payments could cost families over 200 each yearInvestigation found profits of big businesses have risen by 65% to 329bn | UPDATED: 00:07 GMT, 28 December 2012 Strong criticism: Lord Oakeshott slammed the 'culture of collusion' between large companies and HMRC The full extent of tax avoidance by big business was laid bare yesterday on a ‘black day’ for taxpayers. Despite soaring profits, corporation tax payments by the UK’s largest firms have fallen by more than a fifth since 2000

JAMES FORSYTH: The Coalition"s in good cheer – so the hangover will be terrible

The Coalition's in good cheer – so the hangover will be terrible | UPDATED: 00:02 GMT, 16 December 2012 Happy: One visitor to No.10 described David Cameron's mood as 'irrationally exuberant' Almost ‘irrationally exuberant’ is how one recent visitor to No 10 describes David Cameron’s mood. As they discussed the political situation and the state of the Coalition, the Prime Minister radiated optimism.

Hacked Off Campaign: Stars who only want fame on their own terms

Stars who only want fame on their own terms | UPDATED: 09:12 GMT, 3 December 2012 Casting her spell over the media: Emma Watson wants state control The Hacked Off campaign demanding state control of the Press collects more than 80,000 signatures — and the support of Harry Potter author J. K.

UKIP is now the "second party of the North" Farage declares as panicked Tories hire new guru who warns northern voters feel…

UKIP is now the 'second party of the North': Farage declare victory as panicked Tories hire new guru who warns northern voters feel 'ignored' UKIP come second in Rotherham with Lib Dems humiliated in EIGHTH suffering their worst by-election result since 1945 Labour hold safe seat, along with Middlesborough and Croydon North tooChancellor George Osborne hires think tank boss Neil O'Brien as a special advisor, days after writing that the Tories had abandoned the NorthUKIP leader Nigel Farage says only his party is confronting issues like immigration | UPDATED: 18:49 GMT, 30 November 2012 The UK Independence Party is now the main challenger to Labour in the North of England, leader Nigel Farage declared after his party surged in three by-elections.