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Proposals "fetter UK's discretion", insists crime minister Norman Baker MP
Laszlo Andor insists that France and Denmark have more generous welfare systems than the UK
First 800 will be airlifted from the makeshift Bangui camp to the Chadian capital N’Djamena later today
Shadow Business Secretary Chuka Ummuna floats curbs on the free movement of people within EU
Thatcher's locks were as big a part of her image as her sensible handbag, but few knew just how long it took her to keep her famous barnet in check
People convicted of murder and other serious offences could be given prison sentences of hundreds of years to avoid a European human rights ban on life sentences, according to a report.
More than 70% religious non-government organisations (NGOs) at the UN are Christian
Abrupt conflict has already claimed more than 1,000 lives and seen 180,000 displaced, UN says
David Cameron is not planning to attend the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Downing Street said on Friday, but insisted the move was not a statement about Russia’s stance on gay rights.
The Prime Minister reveals he's prepared to block the entry of new member states unless stricter 'freedom of movement' controls are imposed
Prime Minister will urge his fellow EU leaders to learn lessons from the mistakes made when Romania and Bulgaria joined the 28-nation bloc in 2007
Final details will need to be thrashed out before tomorrow’s two-day summit of EU leaders begins in Brussels
Belgium has successfully lobbied for sanctions to be lifted on gemstones mined in Zimbabwe, promising a windfall for the ailing nation. But critics say the ethics of the move are questionable
A car bomb has exploded in the Malian town of Kidal, killing at least two UN peacekeepers.
650 troops on the ground with more to follow, but Hollande vows to keep mission brief
The worst day of violence in the Central African Republic since Muslim-led rebels overthrew the Christian president in March has resulted in swift action from the United Nations