An end to austerity, really? It’s just a sop to older Tory voters

Rather than truly instigating a ‘new decade of renewal’ austerity, the spending review has only an election in mindThere were plenty of shaking heads on the opposition benches when Sajid Javid claimed that his review of Whitehall spending meant “we are…

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Viagogo offering tickets to Michelle Obama at more than three times face value

Listings appear to breach law as London’s O2 arena says buyers risk being turned awayThe ticket resale website Viagogo has been criticised for advertising tickets to see Michelle Obama speak this weekend at far above face value, despite the risk that b…

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MPs call for Viagogo boycott and shake-up of ticket touting laws

Committee’s report on live music industry also criticises Google for promoting websiteA committee of MPs has taken the highly unusual step of urging consumers to boycott the ticket resale firm Viagogo, criticising Google for promoting the website and c…

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