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Former civil servant will continue to be part of panel in an unpaid position

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Chris Huhne: Whatever you think of his past, these texts between a father and son are heart-breaking

Putting Huhne's catalogue of deceit to the side, we can still feel empathy for a man who had such personal opprobrium heaped on him, and then had it seen by the public

I interviewed Chris Huhne and believed him completely - this fiasco is a further blow to Lib Dem credibility

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Greenpeace claim Britain now has two energy policies

Britain now has two energy policies, and one is being run out of the Treasury by the Chancellor, George Osborne, Greenpeace alleged today.

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Chris Huhne has been charged with perverting the cause of justice

Chris Huhne claims £17,000 Cabinet payoff

Former energy secretary Chris Huhne is to receive a £17,000 payoff after quitting the Cabinet to fight charges of perverting the course of justice, it has been confirmed.

No words needed: Vicky Pryce (left) and her former husband Chris Huhne in court

Alice Jones: So much bitterness and hostility in just a few smudged, shaded lines

IMHO: The first sketch to come out of the hearing of Chris Huhne and his ex-wife Vicky Pryce this week spoke a thousand words.

Rebecca Tyrrel: 'The Chris Huhne story is starting to resemble a tragicomic episode of Doctor Who'

Who knew that Chris Huhne's late mother, Ann, née Murray, was once upon a time the voice of the speaking clock? Very few would seem to be the literal answer to that. Her name does not appear in any of the websites devoted to chronicling the history of the speaking clock, either here or in her native Canada. For reasons unknown, this occasional actress has been airbrushed out of speaking clock history.

Cabinet return for David Laws

David Laws is to make a spectacular comeback to the Cabinet later this year, senior coalition sources confirmed last night.

Huhne's former press secretary Carina Trimingham

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Andy McSmith charts his dazzling rise in the City and Westminster – and a speedy fall

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It's been quite a week for pre-judgment. Whatever happened to innocent until proven guilty? Condemned in the court of public opinion, but not in any court of law, the chief executive of the Royal Bank of Scotland, Stephen Hester, was pressured into giving up a bonus he was entitled to. The former head of the same bank, Fred Goodwin, was stripped of the knighthood he had received when financial recklessness was seen as audacity – a virtue more than a vice – even though there was not a whiff of personal dishonesty.

Ed Davey who has replaced Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary

Ed Davey takes over as Energy Secretary

Ed Davey has replaced Chris Huhne as Energy Secretary, Downing Street announced today.

Huhne: The exchange of letters and Clegg's statement

This is the full text of the resignation letter sent by former energy and climate change secretary Chris Huhne to Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, and Mr Clegg's reply:

Government loses solar panel appeal

The Government is to fight on after losing its bid in the Court of Appeal to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes.

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