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The Bill cuts the amount groups can spend before elections from £989,000 to £390,000
Downing Street has rejected warnings by charities that its new lobbying legislation would restrict voluntary organisations from campaigning on matters of public interest.
Regulations 'would effectively make it illegal' for TUC to organise conference in election run-up
New scrutiny for legislation regarded as a joke within £2bn industry
Conservative party election strategist denies discussed tobacco issues with PM or Health Secretary
He says claims made that he 'sought to improperly use his position' as campaign advisor were 'simply false'
Prime Minister is under pressure over his strategist’s potential conflict of interest
The median voter has no idea who this supposed magician might be
Reporters posing as lobbyists filmed peers ‘offering to sell parliamentary influence’
The cult TV sitcom returns to our screens this week after seven years away but will it be as good as the much-loved original episodes, asks Sarah Hughes, and will that longed-for movie ever happen?
A Dutch appeals court has lifted a ban on an organisation which lobbies for the legalisation of sex between adults and children, after finding that the group was not breaking any laws in The Netherlands.
The courts will soon decide the future of Portsmouth and Coventry, rivals joined in uncertainty
Nine out of 10 home-buyers believe estate agents should be forced to meet an industry-wide set of regulations to make sure they are up to scratch, research has found.
Californian parents concerned about their child's sexuality will no longer be able to put them through controversial "gay-repair" therapy after the state became the first to outlaw any practices aiming to influence the sexual orientation of minors. The San Francisco Gate reports.
The Synchronised Swimming is now in full (hopefully concerted) flow at London 2012.
George Osborne hopes to cut wind turbine subsidies because his MPs fear their constituents oppose them. But new polling proves their antipathy is hot air