The inquiry will be separate from Dame Janet Smith's investigation into Jimmy Savile's crimes
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Sunday 07 October 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron today called for allegations of sexual abuse against former DJ Sir Jimmy Savile to be fully investigated.
Ed Miliband focused on winning outright Labour majority despite contact with senior Liberal Democrats raising coalition prospect
Sunday 30 September 2012
Labour leader Ed Miliband has insisted he is focused on winning an outright majority for his party, despite contacts with senior Liberal Democrats raising the prospect of a centre-left coalition after the 2015 contest.
Sunday 15 July 2012
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said he considered quitting over his handling of Rupert Murdoch's takeover bid for BSkyB.
Sunday 24 June 2012
The basic rate of tax could be cut by more than 2p if everybody paid what they owed to the state, Danny Alexander suggested today.
Sunday 24 June 2012
The eurozone is doomed unless Germany agrees to underwrite the debts of struggling members, Tony Blair warned today.
Saturday 02 June 2012
It would be a foolhardy critic who badmouths a royal paean this weekend, but the woman described as having "shrewd judgement" and being "a wicked mimic" deserves a better assessment of her six decades on the throne than this po-faced hagiography.
Sunday 27 May 2012
Children were frightened by protesters who descended on Nick Clegg's street, the Deputy Prime Minister said today.
Monday 21 May 2012
Tony Blair is preparing to re-enter the British political fray by joining "a call to arms" to fight Scottish independence, the former Chancellor, Alistair Darling, suggested yesterday.
Tuesday 15 May 2012
From Banksy and Putin to two men who ran across America
Sunday 13 May 2012
Claims that ethnicity was not relevant in the Rochdale sexual abuse ring case are 'fatuous' according to the head of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, Trevor Phillips.
Lords reform and gay marriage take back seat as George Osborne pledges focus on 'things that really matter'
Sunday 06 May 2012
George Osborne today pledged the Government would "focus on the things that really matter" as backbenchers continued to heap criticism on the leadership in the wake of the election drubbing.
Sunday 22 April 2012
Saturday 21 April 2012
Disabled rights campaigner Lord Ashley of Stoke, the first deaf MP, has died aged 89, it was announced today.
Monday 27 February 2012
Royal Bank of Scotland's chief executive, Stephen Hester, yesterday stood up for his predecessor, Fred Goodwin, saying of the man who presided over the bank's near collapse: "There were many cooks in that particular kitchen and Fred is not the only one."
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