The UK has expressed serious concerns about the conduct of this weekend's Chechen presidential election.
Two leading think-tanks have argued that an Olympic Games in London could offer tangible benefits for the country.
Anti-Social Behaviour Orders (ASBOs) are giving communities the chance to fight back against "yobs", according to the Prime Minister.
Foreign Office Minister Bill Rammell is to become the first ever British Minister to visit North Korea.
New figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that the UK is breaching its obligation under the Maastricht Treaty to keep its net borrowing under three per cent.
New figures from the Bank of England appear to show that the boom in consumer credit is easing.
The Minister for Europe has claimed that a recent survey from the Institute of Directors is a vindication of the Government's policy towards Europe.
The Electoral Commission's report into the conduct of the all-postal ballots in June's European Parliament and local elections has concluded that they were "marred by problems."
Scotland's First Minister has announced that £6 million of public money will be used to support a Scottish consortium planning to construct an off-shore, deep water, wind farm.
On the eve of the August bank holiday, the TUC has called on the Government to introduce new public holidays to bring the UK into line with the rest of Europe.
School playing fields will get greater protection against sale and development under new rules announced by the Department for Education and Skills (DfES) and the National Playing Fields Association (NPFA).
The Government has pledged to study carefully, and learn from, today's Electoral Commission report into postal voting.
The Employers' Organisation for local government (EO) has given its backing to a review of the restrictions governing political activity by council employees.
Promoting school sport will be a major part of Labour's next election manifesto, Education Secretary Charles Clarke said today.
With the August "silly season" in full swing and most of the UK's political operatives away on holiday, this week has been incredibly quiet on the appointments front.
Today's GCSE results show a rise in the number of entries and the biggest rise since 1999 in the number of pupils achieving A*- C grades.
Michael Howard has launched an attack on the "culture of political correctness" in the UK.
The Health Minister has reacted to criticism that the NHS is continuing to poach staff from developing countries by strengthening the recruitment code.
The Scottish Health Minister has promised that the Executive will take action to reduce the length of time patients have to wait in A&E.
The Department of Trade and Industry has confirmed that it will not be imposing a cap on the level of interest charged on credit.
New figures published today show that the Scottish prison population stands at a record high.
Pensions Minister Malcolm Wicks has launched what he considers a "quiet revolution" in the provision of services for older people.
Malcolm Wicks, Department for Work and Pensions Minister, today said he was "sickened" to hear that DWP staff had been accessing pornography.
The employers and the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) have reached a final agreement on fire-fighters pay and conditions.