Oliver Wright is Whitehall Editor of The Independent.
Exclusive: David Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse
26 July 2014 07:25 AM
The organisation was given at least £2.5 million of National Lottery funding and public-sector grants despite having no record of charitable activity
24 July 2014 07:56 PM
Cuts to the benefit system have seen nearly 16,000 people in London alone referred to bailiffs for non-payment
24 July 2014 07:05 PM
The chief executive of Vitol, which avoided huge sums in UK tax, has handed £1m to the Conservative Party
I won't play tennis match if 'geezer' is Putin ally, says Boris Johnson – but Cameron insists auctioned game will go ahead
23 July 2014 07:12 PM
Boris Johnson and David Cameron last night insisted they would go ahead with a £160,000 Tory fundraising tennis match – even though the husband of the auction winner had close links to the Kremlin.
23 July 2014 07:11 PM
A former Ukip MEP has been charged with money-laundering and misconduct in public office after an inquiry into her expenses claims.
22 July 2014 07:53 PM
US calls the Brussels agreement, which does not target energy sector, ‘feeble’
22 July 2014 07:20 PM
Despite being deemed “high risk”, the Big Lottery Fund awarded it £830,000
21 July 2014 12:00 AM
People will be allowed to take lump sums out of their pension pots throughout retirement under a further liberalisation of the industry to be announced on Monday.
20 July 2014 06:25 PM
Labour leader tries to burnish foreign policy credentials in election run-up
20 July 2014 06:10 PM
Former minister called them 'unelected busybodies' who were damaging Britain
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
London bus driver allegedly kicks gay couple off for kissing
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
- 1 Indian footballer Peter Biaksangzuala dies after injuring spine doing somersault celebration
- 2 Jack the Ripper: Scientist who claims to have identified notorious killer has 'made serious DNA error'
- 3 Banksy arrest hoax: Internet duped by fake report claiming that the street artist's identity has been revealed
- 4 Drink alcohol and eat meat to improve male fertility - but cut down on coffee, studies suggest
- 5 Brian Harvey turns up at Downing Street and 'demands to speak to Prime Minister'