The UK is being "left behind as a nation", Labour leadership hopeful Yvette Cooper will warn as she calls for increased investment in science and hi-tech industry to protect the country's economic future.
A PENSIONS firm has backed the decision to appoint Britain's youngest MP on a committee dealing with the issue - claiming it would help provide a better understanding of why young people are not saving more towards retirement.
THE prospect of British warplanes bombing IS positions in Syria appears to have moved closer after Michael Fallon gave the strongest hint yet, that in the wake of the Tunisia terror attack, the UK Government is considering extending air strikes across the Iraq border.
A last-ditch bid by Athens to extend Greece's bail-out failed as the country was poised to default on its £1.1 billion IMF loan, placing its economy on the edge of collapse and possible exit from the eurozone.
Iain Duncan Smith's official credit card has been suspended after the Work and Pensions Secretary ran up £1,000 in expenses debts, it has emerged, as he announced plans to ditch Labour's Child Poverty Act.
BRITONS should not underestimate the economic impact a Greek exit from the eurozone would have on the UK, George Osborne has warned, as Brussels upped the stakes by telling Athens Sunday's referendum was a vote on whether Greece wanted to keep the euro or return to the drachma.