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

Pat Finucane report: David Cameron apologises for MI5"s role in murder of Ulster lawyer

PM apologises for MI5's role in murder of Ulster lawyer but wife slams report into police collusion in his murder 38-year-old was shot dead in front of his wife and children at home in 1989Report by Sir Desmond de Silva QC published today reveals the killing might not have happened without the involvement of security agenciesWidow Geraldine has repeatedly called for a full public inquiryDavid Cameron admitted there was collusion between police and loyalists responsible for the killing but only ordered a review of the case | UPDATED: 10:57 GMT, 13 December 2012 The report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was publsihed today. The 38-year-old was shot at his north Belfast home by loyalist paramilitaries the Ulster Defence Association in 1989 David Cameron said the Government was ‘deeply sorry’ yesterday after a report into the murder of solicitor Pat Finucane found the security services colluded with the loyalist terrorists who killed him. A review of the case by Sir Desmond de Silva, QC, found the father-of-three would probably not have been executed by the Ulster Defence Association without the encouragement of British agents.

Pat Finucane: Murdered solicitor might still be alive if Belfast police had not "facilitated" his death, David Cameron admits

PM apologises for MI5's role in murder of Ulster lawyer but wife slams report into police collusion in his murder 38-year-old was shot dead in front of his wife and children at home in 1989Report by Sir Desmond de Silva QC published today reveals the killing might not have happened without the involvement of security agenciesWidow Geraldine has repeatedly called for a full public inquiryDavid Cameron admitted there was collusion between police and loyalists responsible for the killing but only ordered a review of the case | UPDATED: 01:10 GMT, 13 December 2012 The report into the murder of Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane was publsihed today.