Domestic violence costs the UK economy £20 billion a year, according to new Government figures.
The National Farmers Union (NFU) will today ask the Government to help arable farmers hit by the rainy weather.
A new report from the civil service union Prospect has accused all the main political parties of ignoring quality of service in their "dash" to make staff cuts.
New concerns about the transfer of out of hours care to Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) have been raised by new research.
The Government's proposals for a "fairer" system of speeding fines have drawn a mixed response.
In a speech at Labour Party headquarters, Tony Blair has promised that Labour will be bold and ambitious in its plans for Britain.
Simon Hughes was today unveiled as the new Liberal Democrat president, after polling 71 per cent of the votes cast.