Jesse Norman

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The proposed UK tax applies a 2 per cent levy on the revenues of search engines, social media platforms and online marketplaces serving UK customers.

The UK vowed to press ahead with its plans for a special tax on large technology companies on Thursday, hours after the US threatened to impose trade (...)

Light, flexible and inexpensive, electric scooters can be a handy way of commuting to and from work and are proving an increasingly popular alternative mode of transport in cities worldwide.

As recently as two years ago a grown-up on a scooter was regarded by most right-thinking Irish people as something of an attention-seeking oddball but(...)

 MPs Yvette Cooper and Jess Phillips pose with staff at Palfrey Sure Start Centre as they join the Labour In battle bus to campaign in the West Midlands. Photograph:  Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Anthea McIntyre is in full flight as I enter the Memorial Hall in the secluded village of Ewyas Harold near the Welsh border. The redoubtable West Mi(...)

Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to relaease her blood test data is bordering on abuse. Photograph: PA

Paula Radcliffe says the pressure being put on her to release her blood test data is bordering on abuse. The marathon world record holder felt compell(...)

Paula Radcliffe, who is the world record holder in women’s marathon. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

A “devastated” Paula Radcliffe has insisted she has never cheated “in any form whatsoever at any time in my career”, following a British parliamentar(...)

 Paula Radcliffe  poses for photos after competing the  London Marathon in April 2015. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty Images

Paula Radcliffe has said she is “devastated that my name has even been linked” to wide-ranging accusations of cheating in athletics. The marathon worl(...)

Fifa will meet on Monday to set a date for voting on Sepp Blatter’s replacement. Photograph: Getty Images

The Fifa presidential election to choose Sepp Blatter’s successor will be held on February 26th next year. The decision was taken by Fifa’s executive (...)

The head of Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, Lin Homer,  giving evidence at a treasury committee hearing in Westminster yesterday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

The British tax authorities do not expect to take any more successful criminal prosecutions against people who hid money in HSBC’s private banking (...)