Almost £500,000 of goods and equipment "confiscated" by terror group as aid budget row continues
TaxPayers' Alliance says countries with space programmes should not be receiving money from UK mean to be going to world's poorest
After causing waves of offence and being gently rebuked by his party leadership, Ukip MEP Godfrey Bloom has belatedly apologised and promised not to use the term “bongo bongo land” again.
But Godfrey Bloom shrugs off criticism saying his remarks would 'probably double my vote in the north of England'
Chancellor also announced £300bn of new capital spending projects by the end of the decade - including the largest programme of road building in 50 years
'We are still as far away from the target of balancing the deficit as we were in 2010'
There is growing speculation that spending on schools will be squeezed by £1bn, even though it is officially one of three 'ring-fenced' budgets along with health and overseas aid
Chancellor has demanded £11.5bn in spending reductions, with most Whitehall departments required to find savings of up to 10%
Whitehall departments are to face fresh spending cuts over the next two years, with the money saved spent on infrastructure projects, Chancellor George Osborne told a pre-Budget meeting of the Cabinet today.
David Cameron has said that the Government needs to go “further and faster” to bring down the deficit after the loss of Britain’s coveted AAA credit rating.
Money earmarked for foreign aid could be switched to the Ministry of Defence in an attempt to focus more resources on bringing peace and stability to warzones, David Cameron has signalled.
Burmese troops attacked rebel positions in north-east Kachin yesterday despite a ceasefire order from the President and an invitation to the insurgents to take part in peace talks.
England manager had a stint at Ewood Park
Chancellor warns he will squeeze departmental budgets so he can find £5bn to boost economy
The former International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell today denied he acted as a “rogue minister” when he controversially approved £16 million in aid for Rwanda on his last day in the job.