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Panama papers: UK tax havens 'should face direct rule'

Editorial: Resentment of a financial elite has been simmering for years. Now the biggest-ever leak moves the focus to politicians. Tackling tax avoidance is the only way to restore trust

Labour has recently committed to lowering the voting age from as early as 2016. But will it work and how is it working in the crown dependencies around the UK? Chris Owen and Will Barnes debate the...

The UK is finally catching up with its Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies by inching ever closer to becoming a fully-fledged tax haven. And that’s without any of the sunshine to ease the pain.

The constitutional monarchy we know today really developed in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, as day-to-day power came to be exercised by Ministers in Cabinet, and by Parliaments elected by a steadily-widening electorate. One of the most important writers on the subject of constitutional monarchy was a Victorian economist and writer called Walter Bagehot (1826-77).


Venn diagram displaying the relationships between the subsidiary nations of the UK and the meaning of the term "British Isles" and how the "Crown dependencies" fit in.


Cameron accused of allowing 'one rule for rich, another for everyone else' on tax

David Cameron is facing calls for urgent action against tax havens in UK overseas territories and Crown Dependencies, as Britain was revealed to be at the heart of a shadowy global network of companies used by the

German soldiers parade through the High Street of St. Peter Port on the British island of Guernsey. By 4 July 1940, all eight inhabited islands that make up the Channel Islands were...


Green Postbox In Dalkey (P Post And Telegraphs):Wall boxes are a type of post box or letter box found in many countries including France, the United Kingdom, the Commonwealth of Nations, Crown dependencies and Ireland. They differ from pillar boxes in that, instead of being a free-standing structure, they are generally set into a wall (hence the name) or supported on a free-standing pole, girder or other stable structure.