Defence Secretary Philip Hammond believes himself vindicated by the High Court ruling that his Iraq Historic Allegations Team (IHAT) is independent.
A look at the causes and possible outcomes of Silvio Berlusconi and his right-wing coalition's lead in the polls.
Attacks such as yesterday's horrific murder in Woolwich didn't happen before the 'war on terror.' It's time we recognised the consequences of the conflicts we've unleashed
THE CJD Support Network hailed the announcement yesterday of a new blood test for the proteins that cause BSE.
TEACHING union NASUWT put two cash prizes on offer last night to reward its successful recruitment drive in Birmingham.
BANKING giant Lloyds TSB threw out 134 years of tradition yesterday and bribed staff in four branches to give up their bank holiday sunshine and go into work.
A RECORD number of competitors took part in the World Bog Snorkelling Championships at Llanwrtyd Wells in Wales yesterday.
LEFT MP John McDonnell vowed to demand a "full inquiry" yesterday into claims that government aid meant for Malawi had been spent on hotels and meals for US consultants.
PEACE campaigners condemned Prime Minister Tony Blair's lies again yesterday after leaked documents revealed that Downing Street was warned that the Iraq war was fuelling terrorism over a year before the July 7 bombs.
REFUGEE campaigners attacked the government yesterday over its determination to forcibly remove "failed" asylum-seekers to war-torn Iraq despite warnings from a High Court judge not to do so.
A SHOCKING survey exposing Britain's millionaire "public-sector fat cats" sparked dire warnings of "creeping privatisation" yesterday.
DOWNING Street continued Prime Minister Tony Blair's holiday secrecy farce yesterday when it revealed that the Premier will return "very shortly" from Barbados.