A former minister hand-picked by Gordon Brown to lead an intelligence watchdog should not lead an inquiry into Britain's involvement in transporting terrorist suspects for interrogation and torture abroad, a senior Tory claimed last night.
His body is weak, but Brian Haw’s spirit is still willing – even after eight years of protesting
Parliament is being urged to end the "cruel" uncertainty over the law on assisted suicide after multiple sclerosis sufferer Debbie Purdy today lost her Court of Appeal bid to clarify it.
From the rooftop of Ghetto Radio high above the streets of downtown Nairobi the view is deceptively peaceful. The pitch battles that rang out among these same neighbourhoods a year ago after a disputed election have calmed but the deeper tensions they exposed remain.