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
TELECOMS regulator Ofcom said yesterday that it is to investigate private companies that charge relatives more than the cost of calling Australia to phone patients in NHS beds.
THE Church of England said yesterday that same-sex couples who "marry" in new civil partnership ceremonies will not be able to receive a Christian service of blessing.
SCOTLAND Yard named two of the men yesterday who, they believe, attempted to blow themselves up on the London Transport network.
ANGRY South London Guardian journalists began a three-day strike over pay yesterday.
AUTOMOTIVE union T&G general secretary Tony Woodley urged Chinese car firms at the weekend to "work together" to secure as many jobs as possible for former MG Rover workers.
A MOUNTING chorus of criticism shamed Home Secretary Charles Clarke into postponing his "astonishing" plans to take a holiday in the midst of Britain's terror and policing crisis yesterday.
MEMBERS of London's Brazilian community gathered outside London's Scotland Yard yesterday to voice their anger at the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes.
CONSCIENTIOUS objectors will appear in the High Court today to make their case for the right to pay taxes without contributing to the military.
DEDICATED peace campaigner Brian Haw will defend his right to protest at the Royal Courts of Justice in London tomorrow.
THE first flight by a British aid agency to help millions of people facing starvation in Niger flew out to Africa from Bristol International Airport today.