The US senate today ratified a transatlantic extradition treaty that had already been law in Britain for four years.
Opposition parties last night raised doubts about the £6.2 billion project to upgrade IT in the NHS after a key contractor pulled out.
A Downing Street aide has been questioned by police investigating the loans for honours row.
Iraq is in a "dire" situation largely due to the mistakes made by the US following the fall of Saddam Hussein, Jack Straw has said.
Members of parliament should no longer have the power to set their own pay packets, David Cameron has suggested.
People suffering from mental health problems are being let down by gaps in the provision of care, a health watchdog warned today.
The war in Iraq has acted as a "recruiting sergeant" for extremists, and radicalised Muslims across the world, a report for the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has found.
Peter Hain today stepped up his campaign for the deputy Labour leadership with a call for members to target the Conservatives in next May's Welsh elections.
Prisoners at London's biggest jail have been living in vermin-infested conditions and 40 per cent fear abuse from staff, official inspectors said today.
A quarter of secondary schools are failing to teach citizenship to a sufficient standard, a report by education watchdog Ofsted warned today.
John Prescott has apologised to Labour delegates for his behaviour over the last few months - and announced he will quit as deputy leader when Tony Blair resigns.
John Reid today raised the odds that he might stand as Labour leader when he set himself out as a strong and powerful leader at the party conference in Manchester.
Defence secretary Des Browne has called on Nato to provide more troops to support the military action in Afghanistan.
Labour delegates are leaving Manchester today with a spring in their step, after a conference that most agreed had put the party back on course.
Pensioners risk having their "lifeline" cut unless the government reaches a decision on the future of the 8,000 rural post officers in Britain, Age Concern has warned.
The constitutional affairs secretary last night attacked the idea of introducing a written constitution in the UK.
Bill Clinton today praised Gordon Brown for his "brilliant" work and "stunning vision for the future" in a major boost to the chancellor's leadership campaign.
Dagenham MP Jon Cruddas has announced he will be joining the increasingly crowded race for the Labour deputy leadership.
John Prescott's stay at the ranch of the Texan billionaire bidding to open a super-casino at the Millennium Dome will not be investigated by police, Scotland Yard said today.
Labour activists today defied the party leadership to back a highly critical motion condemning NHS reforms and the sell-off of NHS Logistics.
The coursework element of GCSE maths will be scrapped and in all other subjects it will be supervised, the education secretary has announced.
Union chiefs have warned that the next Labour leader must reinvigorate the party's grass roots - and begin work before the devolved and local elections in May.
The Liberal Democrat donor who helped fund the party's general election campaign has been jailed for two years after pleading guilty to perjury and obtaining a passport by deception.
Jack Straw yesterday defended the big donors who propped up the Labour party, saying they were "not dodgy but honourable".