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Out-of-office replies: how former PMs become thorns in their party's side Tony Blair is the former Prime Minister who has behaved best towards his successors in recent history. Why, this week he even donated 106,000 of his own money to help Labour candidates win in 106 marginal seats.
The Independent | 8 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
DISCUS' Cressy to step down Abbott, Squire Patton Boggs announce new promotions RILA welcomes new top lobbyist Life insurance advocates descend on Cap Read full story for latest details.
Politico | 8 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Beijing must face down the perils of being big and powerful or boom may turn to bust President Xi Jinping came in like a lion, but how will he go out? Sitting alongside Prime Minister Li Keqiang in Beijings Great Hall of the People yesterday for the opening of the annual session of Chinas rubber-stamp parliament, he wore his customary fed
The Independent | 9 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Letters: Top bosses salaries: the nonsense goes on I read with incredulity, on 4 March, that Barclays chief executive, Antony Jenkins, saw his pay package jump from 1.6m to 5.5m, and BPs chief executive, Bob Dudley, pocketed $12.7m (8.3m) last year. What is going on, and when are the institutional shareho
The Independent | 9 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mark Zuckerbergs hiring policy might suit him but it wouldnt work for me In the digital world, prophets dont come much bigger than Mark Zuckerberg. The founder of Facebook, and the man whos arguably done more than any other to change the way the human race communicates, is a genuine seer of the internet world, so anything that
The Independent | 9 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Homeless Veterans campaign: Donations hit 1m target The Independents campaign to raise money for Britains homeless veterans reached its target of 1m today after a generous donation of 300,000 from Lloyds Banking Group. Lloyds contribution served as a major boost to the sums contributed by readers of The In
The Independent | 9 hours, 35 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Ukips plans to control immigration are workable, effective and fair This week, Ukip announced its firm, but fair, immigration policy at the Emmanuel Centre in the heart of London. I was delighted to be flanked on stage by many of our candidates, some of them immigrants, or first or second generation immigrants themselves,
The Independent | 9 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
All Nigel Farage did was construct a party against meddling foreigners, and for some reason it seems to have attracted racists Ukip must be at the point now where it could raise funds by turning the lovable quotes from its supporters into a diary, with a different one at the top of each page to brighten up your day.
The Independent | 10 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Finding the centre and circumference of being A Christian Science perspective: Understanding where we come from answers the question Who am I?
The Christian Science Monitor | 10 hours, 31 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The right election result could mean a change to our drug laws The consensus in the polls that Britain is heading for another hung parliament is boosting the morale of supporters of drugs law reform.
The Independent | 10 hours, 55 minutes ago | comment? | recommend