A “who's who” of the political world past and present packed into St Paul's Cathedral for the ceremonial funeral of one of Britain's most divisive figures.
Big Ben is to be silenced during Baroness Thatcher's funeral as a mark of respect to the former prime minister, it was announced today.
The Home Office is to be hit by a week of strikes in an escalation of a campaign of industrial action in a row over pay, jobs, terms and conditions.
Claims of impropriety after shortlist includes company where Cabinet Office Minister was non-executive chairman
Ministers could be given the power to dismiss their most senior civil servants and bring in US-style political appointees to drive through policy, as part of a radical shake-up of Whitehall to be considered by the Government.
The latest advice from the Government to motorists to avoid a petrol crisis is to drive slower.
Minister urged to resign as woman is badly burnt in jerry can accident. Industry chief blames ‘self-inflicted insanity’ as panic-buying continues
Government is raking in an extra £32m in excise duties thanks to the panic buying it sparked at the petrol pumps
Government backtracks after claims Communities Secretary tried to impose last-minute conditions
TUC leader attacks government's 'fantasy economics' as war of words escalates in run-up to next week's public sector walk-out
The case for reforming Britain's strike laws will become "very pressing" if public sector workers push ahead with industrial action later this month, ministers warned yesterday.
The biggest strike for five years closed thousands of schools and disrupted courts, driving tests and jobcentres today, with warnings of fresh industrial action to come.
The wardens of England's 140 state-run national nature reserves want to form their own mutual company to save these "wildlife jewels in the crown" from the consequences of government proposals to dispose of them.
Chancellor targets potential savings of £500m in the £300bn being spent on schools, hospitals and other public projects
'Unreserved' apology follows questioning of move by minister
It cost just £5m a year to run Consumer Focus and the public will enjoy less protection now its work is going to Citizens Advice