Gordon Brown's youngest son has been diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, the Treasury confirmed last night.
The "monochrome" of traditional state education must be reformed to a new system where young people have the choice to study what is best for them, Tony Blair has said.
David Cameron has condemned Ken Livingstone as an "ageing far left politician" for suggesting that there were no downsides to multiculturalism.
Proposals to remove juries in complex fraud trials passed their first Commons test yesterday, despite opposition from the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats.
A Foreign Office minister has dismissed as "facile" claims by a senior US official that Britain had no influence in Washington any more.
Charles Clarke says he is "extremely sceptical" about replacing Trident as Downing Street announces a white paper will be published on Monday.
Four planes are now being tested for traces of the radioactive material that killed former KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko, the home secretary has confirmed.
The unrest at an immigration removal centre on Tuesday night was "an attempt to sabotage" the deportation process, home secretary John Reid has said.
Controversial legislation proposing to abolish trial by jury in complex fraud cases will be debated for the first time in the Commons today.
The government has today published the long-awaited pensions bill, which lays out plans to increase the retirement age to 68.
Missed appointments at Jobcentres cost £16 million last year, a new report from the financial watchdog has found.
The government allowed 170 CIA flights carrying terror suspects to secret detention camps to stop over in the UK, MEPs have revealed.
The meeting of Nato allies in Riga this week has made "significant progress" in bolstering the forces serving in Afghanistan, Tony Blair has said.
John Prescott has accused the Conservatives of being "tossers" in a heated House of Commons exchange with William Hague.
The ban on British Airways (BA) employees wearing crosses shows British Christians are being "discriminated against", a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MP has warned.
Councils will be required to ensure the housing needs of children are met, the government has announced, as new research shows 1.6 million are living in dire conditions.
The government must act to ensure the collapse of savings club Farepak "never happens again", a committee of MPs has warned.
Councils will see their Whitehall funding rise by £3.1 billion to £65 billion next year, local government minister Phil Woolas has announced.
England is facing an "education apartheid" as private school pupils increasingly study for different exams than those in the state sector, David Willetts has warned.
The education secretary has unveiled £2.7 million in new funding to get more pupils taking part in school trips.
Labour has admitted it is in an "extremely challenging financial position" after new figures show it owes £23.4 million in loans.
The resignation of BBC chairman Michael Grade will not affect the negotiations over the corporation's licence fee, culture secretary Tessa Jowell has argued.
Britain's leading pregnancy service has called for a review of abortion laws and for current restrictions requiring two doctors to authorise terminations to be changed.
Opposition parties have condemned the government's plans to shake up the legal aid system, warning they threaten to cut off services to the most vulnerable.