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Her vision of a property-owning democracy, based on mass share and home ownership, helped align the interests of bosses and workers, destroying the traditional rationale of the conflict-obsessed Labour Party and trade union movements. Perhaps more than any of her other reforms, that is the one we should be reflecting upon as she is finally laid to rest on Wednesday, ...

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The world's tallest tower should have been built by now. Officials said last year that the great edifice with 220 ...

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Some of the world’s cleverest scientists and engineers, including those at Google, are pioneering a new generation of driverless cars ...

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Refusing to listen to critics is not a course of action I would usually recommend to George Osborne, the Chancellor, ...

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Prince Charles' birth in 1948 coincided with the start of a 25-year period of strong economic recovery, while Prince William's ...

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Inflation rose by 2.7pc in May, we learnt last Tuesday, up from 2.4pc the month before. Then there were the ...

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Yet this hair-raising technology is about to tear apart existing structures in a way that would undoubtedly have shocked even ...

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Tragically, as yet more data reveal, the decision to massively increase the number of school-leavers going to university, wrongly assuming ...

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Families and companies have only just started down the long road towards fiscal responsibility, with the belt-tightening likely to continue ...

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It is a crippling tax on moving – and when you penalise something by hiking its cost, you get less ...

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We are, believe it or not, beginning to feel significantly happier about the state of the economy. Detailed consumer polling ...

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Contrary to what the Chancellor’s allies like to claim, perhaps to make themselves feel better about Britain’s appalling stagnation, there ...

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The Japanese economy is supposed to be recovering. Just a couple of weeks ago, official data indicated an expansion of ...

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He could have been referring to British economic history, and to the increasingly depressing similarities between Chancellor George Osborne's failure ...

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But summer is my excuse, and the time to muse on a matter of no immediate relevance but great long-term ...

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One could slash private debt by 100pc of GDP, boost growth, stabilize prices, and dethrone bankers all at the same ...

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After a week in which Starbucks, Google and Amazon have faced their day in the public stocks on the issue ...

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In Roman mythology, Janus looked both ways: one of his faces, often bearded, looked to the past and the other, ...

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Remarkably, as the clamour for wealth taxes demonstrates, the thinker who has re-emerged, yet again, as the guru of the ...

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He was exaggerating, but only slightly: the past two-and-a-half years have been bitterly disappointing for anybody hoping for a supply-side ...

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