Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Mapped: do you live in a high council tax area?

There have been significant concerns that it will be impossible to gauge where councils are spending the extra money leading to the cash raised being diverted away from its intended purpose. The map Telegraph Money’s map above lets you search for your area to see how it compares to the rest of England on council…

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Severe floods inundate northwestern regions of Britain

Caption Close LONDON — Homes were evacuated, cars were submerged and boats were brought in to help bring people to safety Saturday as parts of England, Scotland and Wales faced severe flooding caused by repeated heavy rains. The Boxing Day holiday saw a battle against the elements, particularly in northwestern England. More than 30 “severe”…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Lack of armed police ‘leaves UK regions open to terrorist attack’

Britain’s regional cities are highly vulnerable to Paris-style terror attacks because they lack the 24/7 armed police cover given to London, the home secretary has been warned by police chiefs co-ordinating counter-terrorism. Officers at Scotland Yard have briefed Theresa May that “dedicated armed assets” outside the capital are sparse. An exercise carried out by the…

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Hospital Prices Vary Widely Across the United States

SATURDAY, Dec. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The cost of medical care varies widely across the United States, a new study reports. Hospitals negotiate the cost of medical services with insurance companies. And, the new report found that prices at hospitals in monopoly markets are 15 percent higher than those at hospitals in areas with…

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Corruption costs European economy 120 billion euros a year

Severe flood warnings posing ‘danger to life’ DOUBLE as heavy rain lashes Britain

The severe flood warnings – the EA’s highest level of warning – are for two locations on the River Ribble at Ribchester and three locations on the River Calder at Whalley. A red weather warning was also issued in Lancashire and Yorkshire by the Met Office. The Army has been deployed to help set up…

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