Oliver Wright is Whitehall Editor of The Independent.
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
Assisted Dying debate: Personal speeches on 'right to die' move a full House of Lords that is left divided and undecided
18 July 2014 07:14 PM
Baroness Campbell’s intervention was far from alone in being deeply personal
Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actress detained by Los Angeles police after being mistaken for a prostitute
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
The political class is doing what Hitler couldn’t – destroying Britain
Scottish independence: Nationalist leader Jim Sillars threatens pro-union companies with 'day of reckoning' after independence
Portuguese academic says British are 'filthy, violent and drunk'
Russia freezes Ukraine into submission: Kiev admits country doesn't have enough fuel for winter
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