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Former miners wrongly told they owe thousands in tax

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The HMRC said the pensioners received a "coding notice in error" About 17,000 ex-mineworkers were wrongly told they owed thousands of pounds in tax due to an error.One of them was 79-year-old Michael Hinchley, from Nottinghamshire, who said he was shocked after being told in a letter he owed £26,000. Capita, the administrator for the Mineworkers' Pension Scheme, said the tax code letters
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Guide: 2017 political party conferences

[ad_1] Autumn sees Britain's political parties gathering by the sea - or in big city conference centres - here's a round-up of this year's.Conservatives - 1-4 October in Manchester Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionIn full: Theresa May's 2017 Conservative conference speech The most memorable moments of the 2017 Conservative conference came at the very end, in a speech more eventful than Theresa May and her team
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EU referendum: The result in maps and charts

[ad_1] How did the Leave camp clinch victory in the referendum on the UK's membership of the EU after what was a very closely fought contest?The Leave campaign triumphed right across England and Wales, winning in large northern cities including Sheffield, the Welsh valleys, across the Midlands including Birmingham, and the south and east of England. The Leave share of the vote mapped our browser does not support this interactive