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
Silvio Berlusconi's supporters in parliament were last night fighting to push through law changes widely seen as a cynical attempt to save the premier from a bribery conviction.
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
London 2012 organisers accused of sex bias
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?
Burnham joins the race as left-winger McDonell admits he is unlikely to win mass support
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
British businesses battle for contracts worth £1.7bn to kit out the 2012 Games