But motorists could face stiffer fines for dangerous parking
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”.
For eight decades it has brought a bit of Britain into the homes of listeners from America to Zanzibar. Peter Popham hears its birthday broadcast
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.
Measure would allow greater flexibility over tax thresholds and steal Lib Dems' thunder
Tourists are to be charged to climb the Big Ben clock tower for this first time in its 150-year history.
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.
Letter to Prime Minister warns that changes will create inequality and 'a deplorable state of affairs'
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.