Britain is to give £16m in aid to Rwanda after support for the country was suspended amid claims that its rulers were linked to militias accused of rape and murder.
Andrew Mitchell, the former Government Chief Whip at the centre of the “plebgate” scandal, will tonight accuse Downing Street officials of covering-up evidence showing he did not abuse police.
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
A police officer under investigation over claims he witnessed a row in Downing Street involving a Cabinet minister "wasn't there at the time", the Metropolitan Police Commissioner has said.
Scotland Yard was condemned last night for arresting a police officer on suspicion of leaking details of Andrew Mitchell's angry outburst when he was stopped from using Downing Street's main gates.
Our diarist on the frosty welcome awaiting the return of the native
The daughter of suspended MP Nadine Dorries has insisted her mother was given permission to have one month's leave from her parliamentary duties.
Another jibe at Cameron?
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
It is being dubbed the Great Train Snobbery or simply – and perhaps predictably – ticketgate.
A departmental minister might have weathered a scandal like Mitchell's, but for the Chief Whip, it's different.
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.