December 8 2013 Latest news:
North-West Norfolk MP Henry Bellingham was part of a cross-party delegation which met Nelson Mandela just months after his election in 1994. He reflects on a man of great humility, dignity and magnanimity.
There are no plans to toll the A47, Danny Alexander indicated in a clear shift of mood over road tolling after the A14 charge plans have been scrapped.
Tourism and hospitality bosses welcomed a raft of measures unveiled by chancellor George Osborne in his “steady as she goes” mini-budget.
David Cameron led tributes to South Africa’s first black president Nelson Mandela, saying “a great light has gone out in the world”.
Nelson Mandela was the glowing beacon of hope, shining across South Africa and the world, whose 27 years in jail left him without a trace of bitterness or hatred against those who practised the evil of apartheid.
Extra apprenticeships, more university places and scrapping employer’s National Insurance contributions for under 21s - those were measures announced to equip young people for the future.
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