Police watchdog found staff also working as driving instructors or mystery shoppers
The institutions the public can rely on are rapidly dwindling, but still, this scandal in the police force is on a different scale
The resignation of Andrew Mitchell was a rare victory for the Police Federation, which had been repeatedly rebuffed throughout 2012 during its battles against government reforms of pay and pensions.
Scotland Yard today vowed to “get to the truth” behind allegations that one of their police officers masqueraded as a member of the public to “frame” the former Government Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell.
Our diarist on the frosty welcome awaiting the return of the native
I'm A Celebrity MP Nadine Dorries renewed hostilities with Prime Minister David Cameron today by accusing him of trying to "control" Conservative MPs.
David Cameron challenged Rwanda’s President to prove his country had no links to murderous militias as the Government prepares to cancel plans to give more financial aid to the central African nation.
The Government was forced to fend off fresh accusations of incompetence yesterday after it delayed the controversial badger cull in England, blaming the Olympics, bad weather and a miscount of the animals for the retreat.
U-turn announced after Political Editor farmers warn they would not be able to kill enough animals in time available
David Cameron faced strong criticism from Conservative grandee Lord Tebbit today in the aftermath of Andrew Mitchell's resignation as chief whip.
Scottish First Minister pulls no punches at SNP conference as he urges his cheering supporters to follow his dream of independence
Our diarist notes that the stand-up comedian, notoriously fond of making unfunny jokes, had a deeper impact on workplace legislation than you might think
Andrew Mitchell must either resign or David Cameron should sack him, Police Federation leaders said tonight after talks failed to resolve the row over his abuse of a Downing Street protection officer.
Our diarist on why the West Midlands police bear Dave a grudge, Cameron's admiration of a Paul Ryan speech and an 'off-the-cuff' report on Dave vs. Boris.
Our diarist looks at the MP's error in judgement, Cameron's new tweeting venture and ex MP Louise Mensch.