Ministers have used statutory instrument procedure to try and introduce new laws without debate in the Commons
Curb on local authorities' right to divest from companies they regard as unethical could be slipped through Parliament
It is precisely because the powerful find openness irritating and inconvenient that the rules need to be kept up to date
For more than half a century, Tunisia was an authoritarian state where all the power lay with the president
Sir Richard also hit out at the commemorative Lord Kitchener coin
The latest attempt to make a citizen's arrest on Tony Blair is saluted by campaigner Peter Tatchell, who was beaten unconscious in his attempt to apprehend President Mugabe
Members of India's ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause today for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country's Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party's campaign in a general election in May.
John Bercow, House of Commons Speaker, has made a highly unusual intervention in a key foreign policy issue by appealing for Burma’s constitution to be amended to allow Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to run in elections for the country’s presidency next year.
The pressures on young people today are immense, and few if any have a 'masterplan'
One of the Conservatives’ few female MPs in the North of England is facing a damaging second reselection battle amid an outbreak of infighting.
With pressure mounting and even President Thein Sein urging people to do the right thing, Burma’s favourite daughter may be closer than ever to wresting control from the army in her home country
Egypt's interim government has blamed the group for an attack on police headquarters
London Underground has inspired a new clothing line that uses motifs familiar to more than just commuters, says Rebecca Gonsalves
Demonstrators' tents torn to pieces and barricades destroyed - yet riot police fail to clear capital's Independence Square
The so-called "Sussex 5" reinstated after pressure from students, MPs - and Cara Delevingne
South Africa’s first post-apartheid leader went out of way to instill respect for democratic institutions