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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
Former mandarins said to be behind attack on reforms to selection of Permanent Secretaries
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
Ministers were last night accused of irresponsibly triggering an artificial nationwide fuel crisis after thousands of motorists took official advice and began stockpiling petrol ahead of a threatened strike by hauliers.
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.
David Cameron will attempt to relaunch his idea of the Big Society for the fourth time today, after a senior cabinet minister admitted that the Government had still "failed to articulate" what it stood for.
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
The head of the civil service today launched a mole-hunt after the leak of lists of around 180 public bodies apparently facing abolition in a "bonfire of the quangos".