Controversial plans to force millions of low income families to pay more in council tax from April are to be tested in the courts, it emerged today.
These units do a tremendously important job - let's not forget that
Young voters have been consistently let down by mainstream political parties. Has the Labour leader done enough to win them round?
Women are set to make up almost half of Ed Miliband's top team after he privately urged MPs to elect large numbers of female candidates to his Shadow Cabinet.
Activists claim animal's future is being sacrificed for political points
There was a small but observable increase in tiaras in the House of Lords. It may or may not mean the return of the Cavaliers, but we've certainly witnessed a rout of the Roundheads.
As excuses go, Bury's reason for dropping two vital home points in a 1-1 draw with Port Vale last weekend was – like the team in League Two – right up there.
Tributes are paid to PC Bill Barker, who died when a flooded river caused a bridge to collapse
Corridors of greenery that will allow endangered species to migrate form part of comprehensive review of country's wildlife
Supermarkets in talks on how to educate public about benefits of science
Environment Secretary Hilary Benn came under pressure today ahead of the Government's expected approval of a third runway at Heathrow Airport.
The battle over the expansion of Heathrow airport, which would see the number flights at the airport increase from 480,000 to 700,000, is hotting up. While the Government is in favour of expanding the airport with the addition of a third runway and possible sixth terminal, opposition to the new runway is mounting, even within its own ranks.
The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs answers your questions, such as 'What's your least green habit?' and 'Do you ever wish your last name wasn't Benn?'
The Government today ruled out a cull of badgers to tackle the rising toll of TB in cattle.