Warning on future student loan cost

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Students will graduate with large debts - but will they pay them off?

12:04am Thursday 24th April 2014

The impact of the Government's major shake-up of university funding is "highly uncertain" and could end up costing the taxpayer more money per year than sending a child to secondary school, according to a new report.

More students consider going abroad

Richmond and Twickenham Times: A poll has found that an increasing number of students are willing to travel long distances for their education

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

Rising numbers of UK students would consider studying overseas, attracted by the chance to travel and "unique" adventures, according to research.

Pay rises set to outpace inflation

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Pay rises are set to be ahead of inflation for the first time in years, according to a study

12:04am Thursday 24th April 2014

Fresh evidence has emerged that pay rises could soon be ahead of the rate of inflation for the first time in years.

Welfare plans 'risk well-being'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Iain Duncan Smith said Scottish Government proposals 'would risk the well-being of vulnerable people'

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

The British Government has raised more concerns about the future cost of pensions and benefits in an independent Scotland.

Shale gas 'a unique opportunity'

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Prime Minister David Cameron (centre) visiting a shale drilling plant oil depot

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

Developing shale gas in the UK could draw in £33 billion of investment and create tens of thousands of jobs, a report for the industry has claimed.

Year-on-year revenue rise for Apple

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Apple logo in the Apple store in Regents Street, London..

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

Technology giant Apple has experienced a revenue boost on the same time last year, its quarterly figures have shown.

Clegg launches Lib Dems' campaign

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg will accuse David Cameron and Ed Miliband over Europe

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

David Cameron and Ed Miliband are "missing in action" in the fight against "populists and xenophobes", Nick Clegg will claim today as he launches the Liberal Democrats' European election campaign.

Minority rights for Cornish people

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Cornish are to be given minority status.

12:03am Thursday 24th April 2014

The Cornish are to be recognised as a national minority group for the first time, Chief Secretary Danny Alexander has announced today.

Bid to halt Syria terrorists rise

Richmond and Twickenham Times: Scotland Yard said that 40 Syria-related arrests were made in the first three months of this year, up from 25 in the whole of last year

12:06am Thursday 24th April 2014

A national campaign to stop would-be terrorists travelling to Syria will be launched today, following a dramatic rise in the number of people being arrested after going to the war-torn state.

Tories to axe wind turbine funds

Richmond and Twickenham Times: The Tories are to axe funding for new onshore wind turbine projects.

12:19am Thursday 24th April 2014

A Conservative government elected in 2015 would axe public subsidies for any newly planned on-shore wind turbines.








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