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.
An MP suspended from the Labour Party after being charged with assault has said he will stand down from Parliament at the next general election, it was reported today.
Britain secured a number of key demands at the European Union to boost jobs and growth across the continent, Prime Minister David Cameron said today.
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.
Bitter, divisive battle for leadership of Labor Party sees PM win out – for the time being
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
The number of bike accidents has risen, angering the victims' families. By Kevin Rawlinson
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.
One is the Government's favourite polling company, whose founder now works side by side with David Cameron in Downing Street and provides the Prime Minister with the latest insights into public opinion.
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.