Ways to get Your Garden Prepared For Autumn

Our garden currently reflects the arrival of autumn. Just about every season has its appeal, but the entrance of autumn does mean saying so long to ma…

Hamish McRae: Celebrate Europe’s return to growth. Then prepare to face the next crisis

The first message I would take from the results from Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Commission, is that the similarities between the…

House prices record first annual rise in 19 months

Author: By Alistair Dawber Its figures showed that property prices rose by 2 per cent during October compared to the same month last year, signalling …

Average student debt now £4,500 a year

Author: By Richard Garner, Education Editor A survey published today of more than 2,000 students at 136 campuses reveals a 9.6 per cent rise in debt l…

Pupils skipped 8 million school days last year

Pupils in primary and secondary schools in England missed 1.03 per cent of half days in the autumn term last year and the spring term this year due to…

Inside Business: Just hours away from new offices

Author: ROGER TRAPP In fact, this building is HQ to not one but many businesses and it could well represent the future of the workplace. Vigilant Hous…

Swine flu cases fall again, but surge expected

Author: By Jane Kirby, Press Association Sir Liam Donaldson said the Government was expecting the number of cases to rise in the autumn but it was dif…

Price dispute sees Ryanair cut nearly all Manchester flights

Author: By Sarah Arnott From the beginning of October, the budget airline will fly only to Dublin from Manchester, while other routes including Barcel…

Universities back part-time study as applications soar

Author: By Richard Garner UCAS, the admissions service, will for the first time offer details of all part-time degree courses online as up to 60,000 a…

Denied a degree ? because she hasn’t paid her rent

Author: By Richard Garner, Education editor The plight of Maria Lavelle, who completed a performing arts degree at the University of Winchester with a…