Issue : December 2005
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Share in house builders gained this morning led by Wilson Bowden after an upbeat trading statement from the company lifted shares 7 per cent or 97p to 1487p.
GMB hits out at Wembley redundanciesSubscription
General union the GMB has hit out at news that there will be 22 redundancies at the £450 million Wembley National Stadium project.
Blair flies into BasraSubscription
Prime Minister Tony Blair flew into Basra today for a surprise Christmas visit to British troops in Iraq.
East London line £450m loan signedSubscription
A £450 million European Union loan towards the cost of improved East London transport links for the 2012 Olympics was signed in London yesterday.
Report casts doubt on bird flu drugSubscription
A 'frightening' report has cast fresh doubts over the drug used to combat bird flu, after two people died after failing to respond to the treatment.
Police forces merger plans outlined todaySubscription
Plans to merge four West Midlands police forces will be outlined today, according to reports.
Man in court over Pc killingSubscription
A 24-year-old man will appear in court today charged with the murder of Pc Sharon Beshenivsky.
Blair under pressure to drop nuclear plansSubscription
Labour MPs are mounting a campaign to persuade Tony Blair not to go ahead with a new generation of nuclear power stations.
Wilson Bowden reports sales boostSubscription
House builder Wilson Bowden reported an upturn in buyer confidence today after a boost in sales.
Everton await Reds' decision over new stadiumSubscription
Everton are playing down claims they are considering new plans to move from Goodison Park to a new stadium.