Oliver Wright is Whitehall Editor of The Independent.
13 June 2014 06:59 PM
Ed Miliband posed for a promotional photograph with a copy of The Sun just a week before he is due to meet Rupert Murdoch’s most-senior executive in the UK for dinner, The Independent has learnt.
12 June 2014 06:24 PM
David Cameron today suffered a blow in his attempt to block Jean-Claude Juncker becoming the next EU Commission President after his European allies announced a tie-up with a German rival to Angela Merkel.
12 June 2014 04:49 PM
The number of primary school children being taught in oversized classes of more than 30 pupils has dramatically increased in the last year, new figures reveal.
11 June 2014 04:21 PM
They have advised Government on everything from the best way to get people to pay their tax on time, to increasing organ donation or reducing energy consumption.
05 June 2014 07:52 PM
The Government’s troubled universal credit programme has not had a full-time boss since Christmas, it has emerged, due to the long term illness of the man brought in to save the scheme.
04 June 2014 08:37 PM
Studies have shown an increase in the use of 'bags for life' can lead to a spike in illness rates as shoppers place items in bags already used to store fresh meat and raw vegetables
03 June 2014 06:09 PM
If a few hospitals are in trouble financially, it’s their problem. But if lots of hospitals are...
02 June 2014 11:27 PM
Hospitals across the country have been advised to go back to the drawing board and reassess their financial plans for next year amid fears that their current forecasts are unrealistically rosy.
02 June 2014 12:40 AM
Conventional wisdom has it that political parties win power by promising to cut and not raise our taxes.
01 June 2014 08:26 PM
Some people who raise concerns about immigration are “frankly racist”, a Conservative minister said yesterday.
The 'scroungers’ fight back: The welfare claimants battling to alter stereotypes
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Arizona execution lasts two hours as killer Joseph Wood left 'snorting and gasping' for air
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Ukrainian military jet was flying close to passenger plane before it was shot down, says Russian officer
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: Massive rise in sale of British arms to Russia
Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash: victims’ bodies bundled in black bags and loaded onto trains
- 1 Crash victims in car flattened by shipping container emerge with just minor injuries
- 2 Students offered grants if they tweet pro-Israeli propaganda
- 3 Satellite full of sexually experimental geckos adrift in space, Russia loses control of mission
- 4 Exclusive: Cameron’s Big Society in tatters as charity watchdog launches investigation into claims of Government funding misuse
- 5 Joey Barton and Yossi Benayoun become involved in Twitter row over Israel-Gaza conflict