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Competition watchdog launches investigation into house builders over failure to build enough homes
Watchdog to investigate housebuilders over the housing crisis
Housing crisis

Competition watchdog launches investigation into house builders over failure to build enough homes

The Competition and Markets Authority said ‘significant intervention’ is needed to deliver more homes and end the housing crisis
To understand economics, pass on the PopCon and read PJ O'Rourke instead
Paul McNamee

To understand economics, pass on the PopCon and read PJ O'Rourke instead

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong
Politics

Holly Valance says everyone is a 'leftie' until we realise ideas are 'crap'. Here's why she's wrong

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund
Household Support Fund

'It's a lifeline': MPs urge government to help families in crisis and continue household support fund

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough
Water pollution

Activists welcome Labour crackdown on water bosses over illegal sewage dumps – but warn it's not enough

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'
Chancellor Jeremy Hunt will be tasked with stopping the UK economy slipping into a technical recession
Economy

UK at risk of 'technical recession' despite GDP growth in November: 'This isn't a thriving economy'

Tories want you to think the poor, disabled people and Carol Vorderman are the enemy. They're lying
Prime minister Rishi Sunak visits Wren Academy in Finchley, North London, where he met staff and pupils.
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Tories want you to think the poor, disabled people and Carol Vorderman are the enemy. They're lying

No excuse for shoplifting due to 'generous' UK benefits system, minister says. Here's the reality
shoplifting
Cost of living crisis

No excuse for shoplifting due to 'generous' UK benefits system, minister says. Here's the reality

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments
Jonathan Pie
Politics

From Boris to Starmer: The man behind Jonathan Pie takes on 2023's wildest political moments

Union leaders vow to resist Tories' 'unworkable and undemocratic' new anti-strike laws
Protesters hold up flags and placards at a protest in London on October 1, 2022.
Strikes

Union leaders vow to resist Tories' 'unworkable and undemocratic' new anti-strike laws

'Yet more chaos': 15th housing minister axed since 2010 in cabinet reshuffle
Rachel Maclean, social rent
Housing

'Yet more chaos': 15th housing minister axed since 2010 in cabinet reshuffle

James Cleverly replaces Suella Braverman as home secretary – but don't expect any real change
Politics

James Cleverly replaces Suella Braverman as home secretary – but don't expect any real change

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future
2 Tone stars The Specials on stage in a black and white photo
Music

How The Specials and 2 Tone empowered a generation to believe in a multicultural future

King's Speech shows government has 'no plan' to end rough sleeping or tackle long-term problems
King's Speech
King's Speech

King's Speech shows government has 'no plan' to end rough sleeping or tackle long-term problems

10 ways Tories failed to end rough sleeping as Suella Braverman says it's a 'lifestyle choice'
Boris Johnson and Rishi Sunak have not solved rough sleeping
Rough sleeping

10 ways Tories failed to end rough sleeping as Suella Braverman says it's a 'lifestyle choice'

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee
Richard Toye

Keir Starmer needs to stop worrying about winning next election and learn from Clement Attlee

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences
Illustration of Rishi Sunak, Keir Starmer and vendor Will Payne
Our vendors

'I want to stand against Jacob Rees-Mogg': Big Issue vendor reports from frontline of party conferences

Why you've nothing to fear from 15-minute cities despite Tory scaremongering
15 minute cities
15-minute cities

Why you've nothing to fear from 15-minute cities despite Tory scaremongering

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak's green U-turn, analysis finds
The air pollution signs have been placed across the capital.
Air Pollution

Labour constituents most likely to suffer due to Rishi Sunak's green U-turn, analysis finds

Instead of helping disabled people, Rishi Sunak wants to force us to work ourselves to death
Rishi Sunak
Rachel Charlton-Dailey

Instead of helping disabled people, Rishi Sunak wants to force us to work ourselves to death

Weed-smoking renters and Nigel Farage karaoke: The most unhinged moments from Tory conference
Conservative party conference
Conservative Party

Weed-smoking renters and Nigel Farage karaoke: The most unhinged moments from Tory conference

'Misdirection and lies': Politicians, activists and more weigh in on Rishi Sunak's conference speech
Sunak speech
Rishi Sunak

'Misdirection and lies': Politicians, activists and more weigh in on Rishi Sunak's conference speech

Government warned tougher benefit rules will cause 'destitution': 'People are struggling'
jeremy hunt/ benefits sanctions
Benefits

Government warned tougher benefit rules will cause 'destitution': 'People are struggling'

National living wage to rise to £11 an hour – but experts say it's not enough
jeremy hunt
National living wage

National living wage to rise to £11 an hour – but experts say it's not enough

A damning list of Rishi Sunak’s broken promises and screeching U-turns, from net zero to EU law
Rishi Sunak u-turn
Rishi Sunak

A damning list of Rishi Sunak’s broken promises and screeching U-turns, from net zero to EU law