News is likely to provoke more anger from commuters still reeling from the New Year inflation-busting rise in train fares last week.
Exasperated with a primary process as protracted as it has been vicious, Republican Party grandees are looking to see if Mitt Romney can at last regain an aura of inevitability in tomorrow's "Super Tuesday" contests across 10 states.
It has been a black week for Nicolas Sarkozy. At a pivotal time in the presidential election campaign, he has suffered what one French newspaper described as “une semaine horribilis”.
President Barack Obama warned he should be taken seriously when he says he would consider military action to stop Iran getting a nuclear weapon.
British businessman Christopher Tappin has made his first appearance in court after being extradited to the US.
Confusion reigns as President Sarkozy claims wounded French reporter has been liberated from Homs as well, only to go back on his word later
The extradition of a British businessman has highlighted problems with the treaty between the UK and the United States which are not "readily curable", the Attorney General said today.
The Government will confirm today that the £500 million contingency budget for the Olympic Games remains unspent, MPs have been told.
Cuts and a postcode lottery exact a heavy toll
The Australian Prime Minister, Julia Gillard, has thrown down the gauntlet to Kevin Rudd, challenging him to fight her for the Labor Party leadership and top political office in a ballot next Monday.
Labor Party to hold ballot on Monday as power struggle with ex-PM spills on to the world stage
Nicolas Sarkozy launched a personal attack on David Cameron yesterday amid growing signs that last week's agreement struck by the other 26 European Union countries without Britain is already fraying at the edges.
It's been a bumper week for overworked phrases, self-delusion, and commercial irritations
Jacob Rees-Mogg, that priceless guardian of liberty, has come up with a cracking idea to improve the manners of council officials empowered to issue on-the-spot fines – make them wear bowler hats.
Mario Monti's race to have an emergency government in place by the weekend appeared assured of success yesterday when Silvio Berlusconi's anointed political heir said that parliament's biggest grouping, the People of Freedom party (PDL), was behind him.