Gordon Brown called on US treasury chiefs on Thursday to strengthen the dollar in a bid to curb the greenback's depreciation on world financial markets.
Police forces around the country are today warning Christmas revellers to behave - or face a £80 fine.
Turkey has been offered the date of October 3rd 2005 for accession talks on joining the European Union.
New rules on the testing of doctors have been postponed while the Government considers the recommendations from the Shipman Inquiry.
The latest of the Government's key legislation for this session has been unveiled with the publication of the Drugs Bill.
Scotland is one step closer to a smoking ban in public places this morning after the formal publication of the Smoking, Health and Social Care Bill.
The Ministry of Defence has strongly defended its decision to purchase 89 new Eurofighter (Typoon) aircraft.
In a move designed to reduce red tape in the NHS, the Government has announced that it will be scrapping or reducing central data collection in the health service.
The international community should wipe out third world debt, dismantle its trade barriers and give an extra £50 billion in aid as part of a new plan to help the developing world, Chancellor Gordon Brown said today.
The Shadow Education Secretary has written to the new Education Secretary, Ruth Kelly, demanding assurances about the cost of teacher training courses.
The decision to start talks on Turkey's membership of the European Union will send a message to the world that Muslim and secular states can work with each other, Prime Minister Tony Blair said today.
The new Education Secretary Ruth Kelly has today pledged to put the "priorities of every parent" at the heart of her policies.