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The fate of hundreds of thousands of migrating birds and the environment are hanging in the balance as the future of a possible airport on the Thames estuary is argued over by the London Mayor and the Prime Minister
Special undercover investigation: Executives from Bell Pottinger reveal 'dark arts' they use to burnish reputations of countries accused of human rights violations
Radical plans to make it easier for employers to sack their workers could soon become a reality. Yet they remain hugely controversial
Ministers rush to distance themselves from Steve Hilton's idea to scrap maternity leave
Major report says cuts are undermining the Tories' flagship policy as the public struggles to understand what it means
He wanted to restore cabinet government and bring order to Labour 'anarchy'. But not everything has gone to plan
It's been a bad week for the PM's pet idea. Now he has to prove it's more than just motherhood and apple pie
David Cameron's team was described by one commentator as looking like the kitchen staff, but they seem likely to stick with him in Downing Street. They are highly trusted, and will remain low profile. They have been through a lot, but all are devoted followers of their leader, and relations in his office are nothing if not cheery.
You started out against the most unpopular PM of recent times. The Lib Dems were running at less than 20 per cent in the opinion polls. The right-wing press was uniformly behind you and you had a double-digit lead for most of the four years you have led your party
David Cameron sat down in the Thatcher Room on the third floor of the Millbank Tower at 3.45pm yesterday and made the most important telephone call of his political life. It was to Nick Clegg, the Liberal Democrat leader, and it was to offer him a coalition that Mr Cameron hoped could put both men in power for the next five years.
The Milibands' attempt to portray Tory leader as a throwback to the Eighties backfires spectacularly
I have no doubt that he is genuinely interested in redistributing power
The marketing guru credited with transforming the image of the Conservatives is moving to America. Andy McSmith reports on a political bombshell
The first day in a new job is always stressful. But when you are in charge of a £11bn budget covering buses, the Tube, police and fire services for one of the greatest cities in the world, you can be forgiven for having a few first-day nerves.