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Around 3,800 British troops will be withdrawn from Afghanistan during 2013, David Cameron announced today.
Eurosceptics defy whips and join Labour to defeat Cameron and demand cut in Brussels spending
David Cameron insisted today that the Government's energy policy has not changed, after a Tory minister attacked the way wind farms were being “peppered” across the countryside.
Economic Outlook: He insists one million jobs have been created; they haven’t
Tom Watson had command of a hushed House and a shocked Prime Minister
A four-month-old baby whose father was killed in a Taliban bomb attack in Afghanistan is being denied compensation because paternity cannot be proved.
Labour MPs today attempted to pile the pressure on embattled Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell amid renewed demands for him to be sacked over his row with Downing Street police.
David Cameron is under pressure to release private emails exchanged with Rebekah Brooks that he has withheld from the Leveson Inquiry, after extraordinary scenes in the House of Commons in which he refused to answer a question on the issue.
Forget wearing your heart on your sleeve – for today's politicos, it's all about the badge on your lapel
David Cameron today condemned the “spivvy and probably illegal” activity of banks fixing interest rates ahead of Bob Diamond’s much anticipated evidence to Parliament this afternoon.
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt defended his conduct during News Corporation's takeover bid for BSkyB today as he battled for his political life amid demands for his resignation over claims that he was a "cheerleader" for Rupert Murdoch's company.
A respected political journalist recently went to watch Ed Miliband take part in a Q&A with voters in Birmingham and came away with an unexpected conclusion. He suggested afterwards that Miliband's performance that day had shown what his earliest supporters had seen: Ed had a touch of Bobby Kennedy about him.
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