Some Conservative MPs have criticised the U-turn by David Cameron under which about 500 refugees from Syria will be allowed to enter Britain.
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Under pressure to quit: MP Eric Joyce banned from buying alcohol in House of Commons after arrest for alleged second drunken brawl
Friday 15 March 2013
The independent MP Eric Joyce was under growing pressure last night to resign his seat after being arrested for the second time in just over a year over an alleged brawl at a parliamentary bar.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
The men, who claimed to be farmers, were also threatened by an interrogator, who wielded a pole or tent peg as well as a pistol
Monday 04 March 2013
Year-long hearings begin into contested allegations that injured insurgents were taken back to army camp after brutal battle and tortured or killed
Al Sweady Inquiry: After three years and £14 million, the biggest soldier abuse investigation announces start date
Tuesday 18 December 2012
After £14 million and three years of delays, the biggest inquiry into soldier abuse allegations announced its start date today.
Friday 13 April 2012
Siôn Simon, the former Labour MP who wants to be Birmingham's first directly elected mayor, has made what seems like a generous gesture – until you reach the sting in the tail.
Wednesday 07 March 2012
A £1 billion upgrade of the Warrior armoured vehicles was announced at the end of last year after concerns were raised about their safety.
Thursday 23 February 2012
Labour MP Eric Joyce was in police custody tonight after being arrested over an alleged late night assault in a House of Commons bar.
Friday 14 October 2011
The Conservative peer Lord Hunt, who served as a minister under Lady Thatcher and John Major, has been named as the new chairman of the Press Complaints Commission.
Friday 29 July 2011
Wednesday 23 March 2011
Labour leader, Ed Miliband, says the Chancellor is cutting too deeply, too quickly.
Friday 21 January 2011
Tuesday 28 September 2010
Wednesday 14 July 2010
Alastair Campbell has a great line in a waspish article in The Daily Telegraph today on the virtues of keeping a diary rather than writing a memoir based on hazy recollection.
Friday 09 July 2010
It was I, says Ed Balls.
Friday 18 June 2010
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
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Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
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