Labour peer Lord Lipsy said claim on advert that 106 arrests are made a week was 'grossly mis-leading'
Pair are believed to be in talks over a move while club could be about to make two more signings
Education Department blamed as libraries and play areas are turned into makeshift classrooms
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) continued its winning streak after last week's county polls, taking a seat from the Tories in the latest council by-elections and coming second in two Labour ones.
Ford workers in Southampton and Dagenham were left “shocked and angry” today after the US carmaker axed 1,400 jobs in the UK, dealing a major blow to the economy just hours after it officially emerged from recession.
Union leaders have been called to a meeting with motor giant Ford amid fears over the future of the firm's van factory in the UK.
Cricket commentators are used to longeurs, but these football-watching types couldn't handle an evening of boredom in Warsaw
Lee Meadows, 28, a professional tap dancer from Swindon, participated in last night's Opening Ceremony as a Harry Potter "Dementor", hiding beneath the trampoline bed of a Great Ormond Street child
The East London MP and poster boy of the left says his constituents are paying a high price for his party's loss of purpose. Matt Chorley meets Jon Cruddas
A droll trip with two soul mates
Brentford have today sacked manager Andy Scott.
Parents in traditionally well-off areas are more likely to take their children by car
Sally Hawkins is best known for playing characters with a sunny disposition, but Leigh Singer finds steel behind her smile
The true story of how the 1968 Ford Dagenham Strike by 187 sewing machinist, which led to the introduction of the Equal Pay Act, is told in genteel fashion by the Calendar Girls director Nigel Cole. The emphasis is placed firmly on light-heartedness, domestic relationships and the value of friendship, with discussions about the condition of workers in 1960s Britain kept firmly in check. Consequently, it packs an emotional rather than political punch that will please audiences more than trade unionists.
Nick Griffin's leadership threatened by crisis in far-right politics