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Vince Cable Exposes Coalition Divisions Over Austerity

Vince Cable At Cass

Political divisions over continuing austerity widened as the business secretary, Vince Cable, warned David Cameron that very serious damage will be done to British industry if the prime minister continues to insist only some departments will be subject to spending cuts .

Catholic Bishops 'Knew of 20 Sex Abuse Allegations By Priests'

Colosseum Rome

The hierarchy of Scotland's Catholic church was on the defensive again last night over claims that bishops knew of as many as 20 allegations of child sex abuse by priests in the 1980s and 90s, along with a separate revalation that the Vatican is currently considering the case of a Scottish priest accused of child sex abuse.