The fate of the government's proposed referendum on alternative vote (AV) hangs in the balance in the Lords today.
Both the 'no' and 'yes' to campaigns hosted cross-party events as the referendum on the alternative vote looms ever closer.
Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs' (HMRC) "cosy" relationship with corporations is in the spotlight following a Commons report.
The bitter tussle over voting reform will be decided tomorrow as voters head to the polls to decide whether to switch to the alternative vote (AV).
Next week is set to be one of the coalition's toughest yet, as the struggling economy makes spending cuts even worse.
George Osborne is set to unveil downgraded economic growth forecasts to MPs later.
The left's debate over how to respond to the coalition's spending cuts is focusing on Ed Miliband's leadership today.
The United Nations has voted overwhelmingly in favour of an Arab league-led resolution condemning the violence of the Syrian regime and calling for it to cease.
The decision of the UK Borders Agency (UKBA) to allow 160,000 asylum seekers to remain in the UK has sparked controversy.
Syrian government forces are intensifying their crackdown on the city of Homs, amid international condemnation of the heavy handedness of the regime.
The government's high court defeat over its solar power feed-in tariff cuts is being celebrated by campaigners today.
A report released today by the National Auditing Office (NAO) criticises the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for savagely cutting its headcount without proper planning
Almost 2,000 armed service personnel are being told that they are losing their jobs today.
The UK's armed forces are unlikely to be able to do what is asked of them after 2015, MPs have said.
The publication of a report by the Institute of Fiscal Studies (IFS) brought the Chancellor's emergency budget back to the fore of the agenda, and said the coalition's budget plans were 'regressive'.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has hit out at the government, questioning its mandate for carrying out major reforms.
Rowan Williams' departure is the latest development in a troubling period for the Church of England.
There were fresh demands for reform of the lobbying industry today after a sting operation saw a major company boast about its influence on the prime minister.
Inequality among working-age people in the UK is rising faster than other developed nations, an OECD report has shown.
Proposals to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes and moves to introduce a point-of-display ban have been unveiled on No Smoking Day.
By arguing police forces need a new approach to tackle anti-social behaviour, HM inspector of constabulary has drawn the issue to the fore as spending cuts for the police loom large.
UK unemployment has reached its highest for 17 years, in more bad economic news for the coalition.
Britain looks likely to slip back into recession after new figures this week showed the economy has started to contract.
A report from MPs has reignited the debate about the government's proposal to build a high speed rail network in Britain.
Taxpayer-owned bank RBS is paying its chief executive Stephen Hester a bonus worth nearly £1 million for his work in 2011.
The government has retreated further in its bid to secure agreement for its NHS reforms.
The campaigns for and against the alternative vote (AV) began today with a battle of the speeches between David Cameron and Nick Clegg.
The 'yes' campaign for the alternative vote hosted a high-profile event of cross-party MPs today.
MPs have criticised government plans to ease up planning applications.
Nearly 200,000 young people face a scramble today to grab a last-minute place at university through the clearing process.
The government's attempts to create a public health agreement on drinking were under pressure this morning as leading public health organisations denounced the plans.
The prime minister will use a visit to a hospital in the north-east today to highlight the cost of alcohol to the NHS.
Official figures released yesterday showed the numbers of unemployed continues to rise.
The New Labour stalwart's decision to quit has left the Labour party reeling.
Fresh doubt has been cast over Britain's two new aircraft carriers after the National Audit Office (NAO) revealed that there are serious risks to value for money.
The wisdom of last year's defence and security review is being called into account once again.
Defence secretary Liam Fox has reopened the debate about Britain's spending on international aid.
David Cameron has promised to kill the "health and safety monster" as the coalition's new year's resolution.
David Cameron is accounting for his decision to use Britain's veto at last week's European summit to MPs today.
Ministers and union leaders are returning to the negotiating table after yesterday's mass walkout from public sector workers.
It's a gloomy new year for the main party leaders as they assess their prospects in 2012.
Insurers are putting pressure on the government to do more to deal with the flooding risks faced across England.
The government will unveil plans today to encourage more adoptions across the country.
In a day of extraordinary contrition, Kenny Dalglish and Luis Suarez publicly apologised for the events at Old Trafford on Saturday, which threatened to reopen a race row between Liverpool and Manchester United.
Plans to ban excessive surcharges imposed on online purchases of airline, cinema and other tickets and purchases are being brought forward.
The coalition is set to take action to curb high levels of executive pay, but opponents say the measures do not go far enough.
Initial tuition fee packages for 2012 are suggesting a minor reduction in the average cost of going to university.
The government's controversial move to impose a cap for non-EU migrants picks up pace today, as the migration advisory committee publishes its findings.
Michael Gove is today announcing a massive extension of the academies programme, in a bid to lend the ailing project some impetus.
The government stands accused of rushing its flagship schools reform legislation through parliament.
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