David Cameron on Monday launched the negotiations on what he hailed as “the biggest bilateral trade deal in history” between the European Union and the United States.
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Leveson: sustained by Kit Kats, how the parties – and Hacked Off – swallowed their differences and the Sunday night deal was done
Monday 18 March 2013
Oliver Letwin was heavily outnumbered when he entered Ed Miliband’s Westminster office at around 10pm on Sunday night. The Conservatives’ policy chief, wearing garish mustard-coloured corduroy trousers and a sky blue shirt, looked rather crestfallen to be greeted by such a crowd.
Sunday 17 March 2013
Friday 15 March 2013
Wednesday 13 March 2013
It was a firm commitment by the Government last year. So what has happened?
Tuesday 12 March 2013
Foster carers and parents of serving armed forces personnel will be exempted from welfare deductions if they have spare rooms, Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith has announced.
Sunday 10 March 2013
Home Secretary pledges loyalty to Cameron but urges party to empower all the people, not just elites
Friday 08 March 2013
The Independent’s Dave Brown has been named Cartoonist of the Year. His rival, Martin Rowson, pays tribute
Thursday 07 March 2013
Activists table motion calling on leader to abandon austerity and kickstart economy
Bath Literature Festival: The Tory peer who told author - the PM wants to legalise drugs – he's just too scared to say so
Tuesday 05 March 2013
Why do politicians "scuttle sideways like a startled crab" whenever the legalisation of drugs is mentioned? Three experts on the drugs trade trained their headlights on the crab today.
Sunday 03 March 2013
The Eastleigh by-election result prompted a slew of predictable reactions. The Liberal Democrat leader, Nick Clegg, sounded amazed to be celebrating a victory. Nigel Farage insisted the UK Independence Party (Ukip) was about much more than Europe. And with Labour making no headway on its general election showing, Ed Miliband admitted he had more work to do.
Humiliated yet defiant: Conservatives say they won't change direction despite coming third behind Ukip and Lib Dems in Eastleigh by-election
Friday 01 March 2013
Lib Dem candidate Mike Thornton wins seat but with greatly reduced majority of 1,771
Thursday 28 February 2013
Ministers should be given annual performance appraisals to see how well they are doing their jobs, a former head of the civil service said today.
Wednesday 27 February 2013
Nick Clegg regards his mission as taking the Liberal Democrats from being a party of opposition which can hoover up protest votes to one that is a serious partner in government.
Monday 25 February 2013
More hot air in the wind turbine debate?
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