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Tax avoidance firms will be banned from major government contracts

Workfare ruled illegal, but only on narrow terms

Who takes the harshest anti-welfare line? Those on state benefits

Loch Fitty in Fife to be drained and mined for coal

I wouldn’t mind paying Swedish prices for Swedish social care. But I resent Swedish prices for low-standard care

Will EU discards ban force the hand of our disastrous fisheries minister?


The UK farming crisis: which crisis do you mean?

Tory MP tables decarbonisation amendment to coalition’s energy bill

Large onshore windfarm approved for Lincolnshire

Government attempts to ‘reclaim’ the green agenda by ploughing £1 billion into effort to cut Britain’s overseas gas reliance

Can Obama’s fire and brimstone on climate change herald a new hope?

Boris Johnson’s climate flippancy translates into policy failure

Cameron pushes energy efficiency as motor of green growth

Centrica withdraws from new UK nuclear projects

Ladbrokes is gambling with fish extinction – and so is the government

Jackpot! Bookies avoid £1bn tax

Enough Food For Everyone IF governments stop big companies dodging tax in poor countries, so millions of people can free themselves from hunger

When the rich are born to rule, the results can be fatal

Why bother with boring facts when prejudice is easier?

Starbucks threatens Cameron after ‘unfair’ tax attacks

Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’

Green Social Democracy

Wind farm nimbyism means 10,000 jobs just went to Ireland

Are we really going to let ourselves be duped into this solar panel rip-off?

Solar companies to sue UK government for £140m over feed-in tariff cuts

If … we have a joint campaign to fight hunger, what will change?

Google’s $50bn year: search giant reports record revenues

Google: ‘tax controversy has not deterred users’

‘Buddy’ scheme to give more multinationals access to ministers

North Sea oil and gas wells leap fuelled by tax breaks

Biodiversity offsetting will unleash a new spirit of destruction on the land

Ministers’ failure to act on plastic bag pledge condemned by campaigners

UK seeks to water down Arctic oil drilling proposals

Osborne’s father-in-law in ‘conflict of interest’ row

Governments must confront climate change in 2013