Political parties suffer drop of almost £1m in quarter but donations still total nearly £7.9m
In the wake of the shocking killings of the Marikana protesters, a lingering question remains: how could post-apartheid-era South African officers have used such force against protesters?
18 dead at British-owned platinum mine as authorities lose patience with rival factions in industrial dispute
Protests at stations after shock inflation rise means annual hike will be bigger than expected
Continued disruption to Tube services today, that will see commuters face massive delays on their journey home, has fuelled fears that the 150-year-old system is unequal to the extra demand expected during the Olympics.
The threatened Vauxhall plant in Ellesmere Port has been saved and hundreds of new jobs will be created there, its American parent company General Motors will announce today.
Services suspended for much of the morning between Piccadilly Circus and Elephant and Castle causing severe delays along the rest of the line
A strike by London Underground workers will hit services for the rest of the week and into the Friday rush-hour, union leaders have claimed.
Union leaders today accused London Underground of attempting to impose new "strings" over an Olympic pay deal for Tube staff after talks collapsed.
Six activists fear long jail sentences for alleged attempt to inspire uprising. Alex Duval Smith reports in Harare
Party 'must address image in the North'
Leaders of hundreds of London Underground engineers, electricians and other workers have rejected an offer of £850 for working during the Olympic games because of "unacceptable conditions" attached to the deal.
Thousands of London Underground workers have been offered a payment of £850 each for working during the Olympic Games, it was learned today.
Britain's railways are at the bottom of the league for fares, efficiency and comfort compared with other European countries, according to a union-commissioned study today.
Ed Miliband came under assault from Labour's union backers today, as fury over his decision to embrace austerity measures led to open discussions about the withdrawal of financial support for the party.
London Underground asked a High Court judge today to stop a Boxing Day strike by Tube drivers in a row over pay.