English lawyer David Mills told a court today he was "deeply ashamed" to have written a letter falsely claiming that former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi had given him $600,000.
The bid, however we dress it, was essentially a fraud. It came with the claim that it would be a gift to youth and that London was uniquely equipped for the task
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary said Labour would need policies for a different economy, welfare state and form of government
A new manual offering the top ten tips for new members of Government reads like something from The Thick of It. Brian Brady investigates
Ed Miliband's drive to revive the Labour Party's fortunes suffered a major setback last night with the surprise resignation of the Shadow Chancellor, Alan Johnson.
The Italian Premier, Silvio Berlusconi, is set to be hauled back to court on tax evasion and bribery charges after losing the latest battle in his struggle with the country's judiciary.
As the Housing Minister pledges to shut the door on the "anti-social, undesirable and unfair" practise forever, a fierce debate still rages between property owners and their uninvited house guests
Susan Halter escaped the Holocaust to compete for Hungary in the 1948 Olympics. Kevin Rawlinson meets a born competitor
Culture Secretary doubts if 2012 can provide legacy of encouraging Britons to take up sport – and blames Labour.
David Cameron proclaimed the "Big Society" yesterday as the big idea by which people will remember his government in future decades.
Mrs Thatcher is back – on stage at least – and she's not the only politician being reborn in the theatre. But, asks Michael Coveney, how wide is the gap between theatre and reality?
Politicians have not given enough thought to sport despite its relevance to nation's health and finances
A would-be Tory councillor was arrested today after a scuffle at a John Prescott General Election campaign event.
Channel 4 has been awarded the broadcast rights for the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Ministers blame Ed Balls for pushing Gordon Brown to draw class divisions between the two main parties