The MoD withdraws permission for a US treasure hunting firm to plunder the wreck of HMS Victory, which sank near the Channel Islands in 1744.
HSBC CARD SHARPS
Ripping off customers struggling with store card debt is yet another financial crime to be added to the HSBC charge sheet.
The Jehovah’s Witnesses are criticised for delaying an investigation into safeguarding procedures, potentially putting children at risk.
DEVO MANC, ANYONE?
Why devolving NHS spending in Greater Manchester to the council creates serious worries over funding and the quality of care.
US generals may fret about UK defence spending, but cutbacks mean the US will become an even bigger supplier of kit to the UK than it is already.
WATERED DOWN BEER TIE
How the Tories dragged their feet on changes that should eventually free pub landlords from the pubcos’ ruinously expensive beer ‘tie’.
The 40,000 London properties owned by foreign companies (36,000 of them in tax havens) that help keep the capital’s dirty money laundry in business.
The surgeon who for eight months failed to spot what was wrong with a severely ill patient will not face disciplinary action, the GMC decides.
BATTLE OF BOTTON
Disabled people in the community of Botton win a legal stay to stop a charity replacing their volunteer helpers with paid carers.