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Universal credit is cruel and vindictive – it must be stopped 11 Oct 12:28pm Universal credit is cruel and vindictive – it must be stopped
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Please send your letters to letters@independent.co.uk
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If UK does not agree a common rule book with the EU within seven days, it could turn into a nightmare for British businesses 11 Oct 10:50am If UK does not agree a common rule book with the EU within seven days, it could turn into a nightmare for British businesses
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Without automatic two-way recognition thousands of firms will have to go through multiple sets of tests to sell in both the UK and the EU – when right now they only need to do so once
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On International Day of the Girl, this is why we should all be global feminists 11 Oct 10:19am On International Day of the Girl, this is why we should all be global feminists
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Feminism needs to be understood and appreciated, not only in the west, but where women's needs are greatest – in places and countries where women and girls are not even near the lowest rung of the human rights ladder
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John Major is right, universal credit is a disaster for the Tories – but it will have less effect than the poll tax 11 Oct 9:55am John Major is right, universal credit is a disaster for the Tories – but it will have less effect than the poll tax
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The poll tax had its maximum disruptive impact in marginal constituencies, whereas universal credit will mainly affect the vulnerable in safe Labour seats, who would be inclined to vote Labour or SNP – if at all
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If Princess Eugenie really cared about the British public, maybe she wouldn't be charging us millions for her wedding 11 Oct 9:43am If Princess Eugenie really cared about the British public, maybe she wouldn't be charging us millions for her wedding
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Eugenie does no royal duties, and it's estimated that the security costs will be more than £2m since she decided to parade round Windsor publicly in a carriage
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John Major's attack on universal credit shows how far the Tories have moved from compassionate conservatism 11 Oct 9:42am John Major's attack on universal credit shows how far the Tories have moved from compassionate conservatism
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It's not only political trouble the government is likely to find themselves in over welfare reform: it's economic, it's social – and it's moral
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The new 'McMafia' law will go some way to tackling corruption, but Brexit plans could make it even worse 11 Oct 9:25am The new 'McMafia' law will go some way to tackling corruption, but Brexit plans could make it even worse
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You want money laundering? You got it. Shell corporations, tax fraud? We can help with that too. How about you take a trip to one of our crown dependencies. They'll be more than happy to oblige, your lawyers and accountants have offices there, and the fishing's great!
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11 Oct 7:12am A hundred years ago a ship sunk in the Irish sea, causing more than 500 deaths – here's what its legacy can teach us about Brexit
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An independent Ireland which deliberately erased its World War One history after its brutal war for freedom has only in recent decades felt able to acknowledge its people's sacrifice in British uniform
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France's violent protests and arrests will do nothing to stop Macron from eroding workers' rights 11 Oct 5:29am France's violent protests and arrests will do nothing to stop Macron from eroding workers' rights
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The protesters this week accused the former Rothschild merchant banker of being a 'friend of the rich' who wants to break down hard-won workers' rights, essentially turning France into another America
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11 Oct 4:59am This is the real reason the German far-right could triumph at this weekend's elections
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The growing success of Alternative for Germany is not only a result of Angela Merkel's compassionate response to the migrant crisis, but old east-west wounds that are yet to heal
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The Illegal Wildlife Trade conference highlights the economic benefits of conservation 11 Oct 3:03am The Illegal Wildlife Trade conference highlights the economic benefits of conservation
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Christopher Vandome, Research Associate, Chatham House Africa Programme, on how the benefits of conservation extend far beyond tourism
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