Campaign targets modern slavery

The government launches the first nationwide campaign aimed at raising awareness of people working in slavery in the UK.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:03 pm

NHS 'can deal with' UK Ebola threat

The Ebola virus poses a threat to the UK but health services here have the experience to deal with it, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 4:20 pm

Government's subsidised meal hike

The cost of subsidised meals for Welsh government ministers and staff in their canteens "sticks in the throat", say Conservatives.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 4:03 pm

When politicians 'think aloud'

Why do politicians keep on falling foul of secret recordings?

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 12:14 pm

A peculiar sort of debt

The true costs of running the student loan scheme

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 11:45 am

We'll keep tightening sanctions - PM

UK Prime Minister David Cameron warns of increasingly tough sanctions unless Russian President Vladimir Putin "changes his approach".

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 11:03 am

Balls attacks 'never so good' PM

Ed Balls accuses David Cameron of trying to ape one of his predecessors by pretending people have "never had it so good".

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 10:56 am

New banker rules 'could hurt London'

Bank of England plans to penalise badly-performing bankers could put London at a disadvantage as a financial centre, says banking industry body BBA.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 8:39 am

VIDEO: Cable 'felt safe' in driverless car

Driverless cars are set to take to the roads in the UK from next January, they will guided by a system of sensors and cameras.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 7:28 am

VIDEO: Cameron: Prime minister for silly walks?

David Cameron has joked about the moment a theatre audience laughed at the funny walk used by an actor playing him.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:55 am

VIDEO: Cameron grateful for Queen meetings

David Cameron on the value of his weekly trip to the Palace

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 6:45 am

UK to allow driverless cars on roads

The UK government says it plans to allow driverless cars on public roads in January, and asks cities to compete to host one of three trials.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 5:29 am

Fast food chains with poor hygiene

How do restaurant chains compare for food hygiene?

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 5:00 am

Firms 'not making Yes vote plans'

More than eight out of 10 businesses in Scotland have not planned for a vote for independence, says a survey by financial services group KPMG.

Posted by on 30 July 2014 | 2:50 am

Peers query 'right to be forgotten'

Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 7:02 pm

Why MP David Ruffley stood down

The public is likely to remember David Ruffley's police caution rather than any of the good work he did as an MP.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 4:12 pm

How many will new benefits policy affect?

How many people will be affected by EU migrants benefits curb?

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 2:32 pm

Migration changes 'to put UK first'

A series of changes to restrict benefits to some EU migrants is unveiled as David Cameron warns people who are in the UK illegally "we will find you, we will send you home".

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 1:02 pm

Gaza action 'causing anti-Semitism'

A retired UK diplomat suggests Israel's "treatment of its Arab neighbours" is behind a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 11:31 am

Government ends prison guitar ban

A ban on steel-string guitars in prison cells in England and Wales is reversed after a campaign by rock stars including Billy Bragg and Johnny Marr.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 11:21 am

Hunt warned over A&E wait statistics

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is warned by the statistics watchdog over claims about A&E waiting times in England.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 11:20 am

Bugging watchdog in road accident

The man who oversees phone-tapping and interceptions by the security services and the police is standing aside temporarily after a road accident.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 9:53 am

Labour had biggest income in 2013

Labour was the best-funded political party in the UK in 2013, with an income of £33.3m, according to the Electoral Commission.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 8:49 am

VIDEO: Calls for clarity over 'revenge porn' law

Calls to create a new criminal offence of "revenge porn" have been rejected by a House of Lords committee.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 6:18 am

VIDEO: Immigration plan 'about message not money'

Norman Smith explains the politics of David Cameron's announcement of benefit rules changes for some EU migrants.

Posted by on 29 July 2014 | 3:59 am