Trade unions have today gained the power to expel racists and xenophobes from their ranks.
The New Year's Honours list has courted unusual controversy, with the Conservatives raising concerns over some of those commended.
The Department for Transport has today launched Transport Direct, a new website offering a travel planning service for rail, bus, car and plane journeys all over Britain.
The Government has announced an increase in aid to Tsunami hit countries, making the UK the largest national relief donor in the world.
Licensing minister Richard Caborn has announced new plans to use licensing laws to tackle antisocial behaviour at late night takeaways.
The Conservative Party could scrap inheritance tax under plans unveiled on Thursday.
The Prime Minister Tony Blair has said that the world is "united in sorrow" for those affected by the tsunami disaster in South East Asia.
The Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed that the Government will set out plans for further tackling immigration and asylum early in 2005.
Scotland's First Minister Jack McConnell has claimed future generations will thank those supporting a public smoking ban.
Women are being put on the "mummy track", preventing them from advancing to top jobs in public life, according to a report published today.
Rail journeys have reached their highest number since 1959, according to new figures from ATOC.
The Government should increase spending on the UK's road network to match what is being spent on rail, according to the Freight Transport Association (FTA).
Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens has said that moves towards a 24-hour drinking culture in Britain need to be slowed down.
The UK Government has pledged £15 million for the international aid effort underway to help the victims of the Asian tsunami disaster.
The Conservatives have attacked the Government for refusing to say how many escaped prisoners have been returned to their cells.
Former Cabinet Minister Stephen Byers has called for unity ahead of a general election
Scrapping capital gains tax is one of the options under consideration by the Conservative Party as part of a series of proposals for its reform.
Since the scrapping of entrance charges to the UK's national museums and galleries, visits are up by 75 per cent, according to new official figures.
The Prime Minister is set to receive an open letter today calling on the British government to fight "extreme" poverty in Africa in 2005.
The use of anti-social behaviour orders (Asbos) by courts in England and Wales, should be reviewed say probation officers.
Downing Street has said that the prime minister is paying for the holiday that he is currently enjoying with his family in Egypt.
The Government is considering whether to use lie detectors in order to identify fraudulent benefit and compensation claims, says The Independent.
Special Commissioners, who make up one of the UK's oldest tribunals, will celebrate their 200th anniversary in 2005.
Downing Street's chief policy and election strategist is to proffer new plans to "privatise" care for the elderly.