Conservative Party chairman Grant Shapps has defended the scrapping of the 50p top rate of tax on earnings over £150,000 a year.
He said "only a madman would want to keep a system like that in place" because the higher rate "raised £7bn less" than before its introduction.
More top news
X-Men star Hugh Jackman has called on people to use sunscreen after having a cancerous growth removed from his face.
An Indian soldier has been found alive six days after an avalanche hit the Siachen glacier in the Himalayas.
A cruise ship had to abandon its voyage to the Bahamas after being caught up in hurricane-like conditions off the US coast at the weekend.