A new court, dedicated to hearing domestic violence cases, will open in Glasgow next week.
The Prime Minister has welcomed BT's announcement of a record purchase of green electricity.
Plans to get more children walking and cycling to school have been boosted with a grant of £10 million from the Department for Transport.
The Foreign Office has issued fresh warnings to UK citizens in Iraq and Egypt.
Conservative leader Michael Howard has defended his "ten words to remember" and "timetable for action" policies, saying simple language is best fitted for explaining radical ideas.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced that the UK will freeze all financial assets belonging to the terrorist group believed to be responsible for the kidnapping and execution of Ken Bigley.
A new report from consultancy firm Deloitte argues that the UK's farmers face an unpredictable future, with the vagaries of the global market increasingly affecting returns on food production.
The Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy has announced that he and his wife are expecting their first child.
Lord Tom McNally has been elected as the new Leader of the Liberal Democrats in the House of Lords.
The forthcoming white paper on public health may propose restrictions on food advertising aimed at children, the Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, said today.
Kim Howells, Minister for Lifelong Learning, Further and Higher Education, today stressed that there was "no admissions conspiracy" in relation to university access.