Former civil servant will continue to be part of panel in an unpaid position
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Monday 20 January 2014
Chris Huhne, the disgraced former cabinet minister, was punched and dragged through a window by his wife when she discovered his affair with an aide, a jury was told yesterday.
Friday 17 January 2014
The high-profile barrister accused of lying to police about her contacts with the media over a plot to bring down the politician Chris Huhne claimed to have been approached by a reporter investigating the former minister’s alleged “liaisons with men”, a court was told.
Wednesday 15 January 2014
Ms Briscoe is accused of misleading officers, tampering with an official statement and then submitting a fake document to try to get herself out of trouble
Monday 06 January 2014
PM hints that wealthy retirees could lose benefits if Tories win next election, as he sets out key policies for manifesto
2013 - the year in review: Politics as usual, though we lost Margaret Thatcher and gained Adam Afriyie
Saturday 28 December 2013
At Margaret Thatcher’s funeral, Osborne shed a tear, as if a human being lurked below that calculating exterior
Friday 04 October 2013
56-year-old faces trial next January over two charges
Monday 25 March 2013
The Labour MP Jim Sheridan made a monumental ass of himself over press regulation, when he suggested that Parliament amend the decision made in 1803 to allow journalists onto the premises, to exclude those he does not like. However, to give the man credit, he is battling valiantly on behalf of Parliament's low paid staff, who are having their working week lengthened and their overtime and anti social hours payments cut.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
One person who emerged from the Budget presentation with his reputation enhanced was the Deputy Speaker, Lindsay Hoyle. People liked the plain-speaking way that he battled to keep the braying and barracking to a minimum. His presence also prompted a question that is asked almost every year – why the Deputy Speaker, not the Speaker?
Wednesday 13 March 2013
Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General, was urged today to seek longer jail terms for Chris Huhne and his former wife Vicky Pryce by a Conservative MP who said their eight-month sentences were “unduly lenient.”
Tuesday 12 March 2013
He told the East London Tribunal Centre he feels he has no case to answer over claims Ms English was treated as an 'overpaid lackey'
Photographed, fingerprinted, strip-searched: the humiliating welcome to Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce's new lives in prison
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Chris Huhne's first experience of his government's penal system was inside a grim, overcrowded south London prison where inmates are locked up in shared cells for up to 22 hours a day.
Monday 11 March 2013
Missing the points? As Chris Huhne is sentenced to eight months in prison, our society must start taking road safety more seriously
Monday 11 March 2013
Our lax attitude to speeding needs to be challenged
Sunday 10 March 2013
Friday 08 March 2013
The Chris Huhne and Vicky Pryce legal saga is approaching its close
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
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- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'