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Russell Brand says he'd vote for Syriza

Greece elections: David Cameron warns of greater economic uncertainty across Europe - but Russell Brand says he'd vote for Syriza

Caroline Lucas, the Green MP, tweeted that 'hope has won' and said she was 'inspired by huge vote for Syriza'

Scottish football fans at Celtic Park. Labour said it wanted all national games to be free to air

Labour would expand 'crown jewels' to include World Cup and Euro football qualifiers

Other sporting events that could be protected include the Ashes, which is only available on Sky

A hoax caller was put through to David Cameron's phone after claiming to be the director of eavesdropping agency GCHQ

Hoax call put through to David Cameron from person claiming to be head of GCHQ

Security procedures are being reviewed at both No 10 and GCHQ, where a mobile phone number for director Robert Hannigan was disclosed to the caller

Conservative Party chairman, Grant Shapps has indicated that David Cameron is inching towards taking part in proposed live television debates in the run-up to the general election

David Cameron is close to joining TV election debates, according to Grant Shapps

The four major broadcasters have confirmed plans for a 7-7-2 debate format

Syrian refugee ‘Nour’ with her two month-old daughter. She was one of the first Syrians to come to the UK a year ago when the Government agreed to resettle ‘several hundred’ people under the Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme

Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

'Nour' is one of only 90 refugees Britain has accepted. She talks to Jamie Merrill

Friends of Lord Brittan, who died last week, said his final months had been clouded by a ‘smear campaign’

Leon Brittan sex abuse allegations: Two come forward to claim they were abused by former Home Secretary

Lord Brittan, who died last week from cancer, always categorically denied any allegation of sexual wrongdoing or cover-up

Nigel Farage appears on the BBC's Andrew Marr Show on 25 January 2015

Ukip's Nigel Farage hits back at defecting MEP Amjad Bashir and tells Tories 'caveat emptor': buyer beware

Bashir says Ukip is engaging in a 'desperate attempt' to smear him after he announced his intention to rejoin the Conservatives

Ukip senior official Matthew Richardson says 'bigots deserve representation' and calls NHS the 'biggest waste of money in the UK'

Matthew Richardson claims his comments were ‘light-hearted harmless banter’ and not reflective of his views

Baroness Warsi resigned over the Government's position on the conflict in Gaza

Baroness Warsi says Government is not doing enough to reduce 'trust deficit' with Muslims

Lady Warsi says the Government treat Muslims with suspicion

Engineers on the drilling platform of one of Cuadrilla’s existing sites in Preston, Lancashire

Fracking: Lancashire County Council poised to approve two controversial shale gas sites, despite objections

Council comes under pressure from giant companies, as opponents criticise inadequate well inspections

Ford B-Max diesel: The fuel is now being blamed for high particulate levels in the air

Labour's drive towards diesel cars causing 'massive public health problem,' admits shadow Environment Minister

Fuel linked to higher levels of air pollution deaths, say experts

Cash-strapped councils may ask residents to sweep the streets

County councils refuse government request to freeze local tax rates in run up to election

Four-fifths of counties planning an increase are Conservative-run

Burnley is a marginal constituency

Election 2015: Housing may hold key as waiting lists rise in critical marginals

Campaign groups say parties cannot paper over the cracks any more - they need to come up with more homes

Fishermen operating vessels less than 10 metres long are only allocated 4 per cent of the UK’s fishing quota

Greenpeace comes to the aid of Britain's small fishing vessels

Environmental pressure group says the government has awarded too great a share of the UK's fishing quota to less sustainable, industrial craft

Broadmoor Hospital is covered by the West London Mental Health NHS Trust

Broadmoor financial scandal: The £4m of NHS funds wasted at high-security hospital

Anti-fraud specialists called in as devastating report reveals scandalous overspend on unfunded and unapproved schemes, including £80,000 on a café that has never served a customer

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As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

As in 1942, Germany must show restraint over Greece

Mussolini tried to warn his ally of the danger of bringing the country to its knees. So should we, says Patrick Cockburn
Britain's widening poverty gap should be causing outrage at the start of the election campaign

The short stroll that should be our walk of shame

Courting the global elite has failed to benefit Britain, as the vast disparity in wealth on display in the capital shows
Homeless Veterans appeal: The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty

Homeless Veterans appeal

The rise of the working poor: when having a job cannot prevent poverty
Prince Charles the saviour of the nation? A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king

Prince Charles the saviour of the nation?

A new book highlights concerns about how political he will be when he eventually becomes king
How books can defeat Isis: Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad

How books can defeat Isis

Patrick Cockburn was able to update his agenda-setting 'The Rise of Islamic State' while under attack in Baghdad
Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

Judith Hackitt: The myths of elf 'n' safety

She may be in charge of minimising our risks of injury, but the chair of the Health and Safety Executive still wants children to be able to hurt themselves
The open loathing between Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu just got worse

The open loathing between Obama and Netanyahu just got worse

The Israeli PM's relationship with the Obama has always been chilly, but going over the President's head on Iran will do him no favours, says Rupert Cornwell
French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

French chefs get 'le huff' as nation slips down global cuisine rankings

Fury at British best restaurants survey sees French magazine produce a rival list
Star choreographer Matthew Bourne gives young carers a chance to perform at Sadler's Wells

Young carers to make dance debut

What happened when superstar choreographer Matthew Bourne encouraged 27 teenage carers to think about themselves for once?
Design Council's 70th anniversary: Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch

Design Council's 70th anniversary

Four of the most intriguing prototypes from Ones to Watch
Dame Harriet Walter: The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment

Dame Harriet Walter interview

The actress on learning what it is to age, plastic surgery, and her unease at being honoured by the establishment
Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Art should not be a slave to the ideas driving it

Critics of Tom Stoppard's new play seem to agree that cerebral can never trump character, says DJ Taylor
Bill Granger recipes: Our chef's winter salads will make you feel energised through February

Bill Granger's winter salads

Salads aren't just a bit on the side, says our chef - their crunch, colour and natural goodness are perfect for a midwinter pick-me-up
England vs Wales: Cool head George Ford ready to put out dragon fire

George Ford: Cool head ready to put out dragon fire

No 10’s calmness under pressure will be key for England in Cardiff
Michael Calvin: Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links

Michael Calvin's Last Word

Time for Old Firm to put aside bigotry and forge new links