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
BIRMINGHAM City Council admitted yesterday that it has apologised to the mother of a baby and a toddler who were mistakenly threatened with anti-social behaviour orders.
PROBATION union NAPO threatened industrial action yesterday over leaked government plans to privatise the probation service.
ANTI-POVERTY campaigners War on Want warned yesterday that bosses at supermarket giant Asda are planning a series of vicious attacks on workers' rights.
TORY MPs begin the tricky task of trying to choose which leadership candidate will be the least repugnant to British voters today.
WORKERS at energy company EDF announced plans for industrial action yesterday after bosses refused to improve a below-inflation pay offer originally due in April.
RAIL unions said that normal service will resume on London Underground's troubled Northern Line tomorrow after staff isolated a problem with the emergency braking system yesterday.
UNIVERSITY staff launched a campaign to end the "disgrace" of pay inequalities in higher education (HE) yesterday, after damning evidence of both gender and race discrimination.
ANGRY unions threatened strike action at Birmingham Council yesterday over plans to privatise the city's essential highways services.
HUMAN rights campaigners and lawyers urged the Law Lords yesterday to overturn a "dangerous" ruling that allows the court to use evidence extracted under torture.
GAY rights campaign Outrage! warned yesterday that the "queer-bashing" assailants who carried out a savage attack which left a man dead could easily strike again.