Royal Mail faces threat of VAT charges on business contracts

Author: By David Prosser, Business Editor The postal operator has been told by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) that it will soon be forced to begin ch…

Cameron backs down on EU treaty referendum

Author: By Andrew Grice, Political editor The Tory leader masked his retreat from his promise of a public vote on the EU’s Treaty of Lisbon with…

Irish voters back Lisbon… but what does the treaty actually mean?

Author: By Jane Merrick The referendum produced a vote of two-thirds in favour of the treaty, a reversal of last year’s poll which rejected it. …