Oliver Wright is Whitehall Editor of The Independent.
Iraq air strikes: David Cameron announces additional Tornado jets will be deployed to provide 'enhanced resilience' against Isis
02 October 2014 08:15 PM
There are currently six Tornadoes taking part in the Iraqi mission
02 October 2014 07:54 PM
Mr Manzoni ran around half of BP’s global operations before moving on to Talisman Energy, a company heavily involved in fracking in the US
02 October 2014 07:41 PM
No one wants to cut services – everyone wants to cut red tape
01 October 2014 06:23 PM
The report comes as the Government pledged a further £20m to aid stretched health services in the fight against Ebola in Sierra Leone
01 October 2014 01:20 PM
Mr Cameron said as long ago as 2006 that he wanted to 'entrench' a British bill of rights
01 October 2014 12:42 PM
The party would also raise the amount people can earn before paying tax at all to £12,500 – the current full time minimum wage
30 September 2014 12:00 AM
Tories attempt to counter Labour attack on their NHS record
29 September 2014 12:01 AM
The prospect of “more austerity” is the biggest single factor putting off potential Tory voters, the party’s millionaire pollster Lord Ashcroft has admitted, after two new surveys of marginal seats revealed the mountain David Cameron has to climb to win another term in No 10.
Iraq air strikes: Syria missions still an option says Defence Secretary as RAF jets fail to find targets
28 September 2014 08:13 PM
RAF Tornados complete first mission over Iraq, but Government warns strikes across border may be needed
28 September 2014 02:16 PM
There is no legal or rational reason for his departure
Rochester by-election: Ukip gains second MP as Tory defector Mark Reckless holds seat
'Beast of Bolsover' Dennis Skinner takes Ukip MP Mark Reckless to task moments after he is sworn in
Rochester by-election: Labour MP Emily Thornberry resigns after posting white van and England flags tweet
France 'blocks' Russian sailors from boarding a warship
Rochester aftermath: Sacking of Emily Thornberry will make work of Labour MPs '10 times harder'
Revealed: How the world gets rich – from privatising British public services
- 1 To help fuel their propaganda machine against the poor, our government has now decided to redefine the word 'welfare'
- 2 Tower Bridge glass walkway 'smashed' by night-time visitor dropping bottle of beer
- 3 Anti-gay hate preacher accidentally tweets 4,000 followers cartoon clip of him 'confessing' to be a 'homosexual sodomite'
- 4 Woman opens professional cuddling shop – gets 10,000 customers in first week
- 5 Grayson Perry: London needs affordable housing because 'rich people don't create culture'