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Obama sets tone for budget battle over wealth tax

US president Barack Obama said last night his re-election means Americans support his approach for avoiding a looming "fiscal cliff" that threatens a new recession — and that his approach means the country's wealthiest people will have to pay more in taxes.


BBC apologises for Tory's link to abuse accusation

The BBC "unreservedly" apologised last night for broadcasting a programme concerning allegations of sex abuse at a children's home which led to a former Tory party treasurer being wrongly accused.