Gordon Brown today issued a gushing endorsement of Tony Blair's premiership and insisted 'he is my friend'.
Drinking and smoking are as harmful to society as illegal drugs and the government should take greater action to prevent them, a new report has warned.
The prime minister has called for an end to hostility towards the US, saying it was "madness" given the vital role the country played in international affairs.
Members of the public should be able to grill the candidates for the Labour leadership at hustings around the country, Patricia Hewitt has said.
Would-be Conservative MPs will have to face Ann Widdecombe at next month's party conference as a test of their resolve.
England will become a place where people from all over the world will come to "see how healthcare should be", Tony Blair has said.