The government has set itself up for a standoff with the judiciary after insisting a ruling allowing nine Afghan hijackers to stay in Britain was "inexplicable".
The London leader of the British National party (BNP) has been forced to deny claims that he made a gay porn film in his youth.
The security services have been given the resources they need to tackle terrorism in the UK but can only expand at a certain rate, John Reid says.
The government has insisted it is committed to increasing the take-up of the pensions credit after new figures show up to £2 billion still remains unclaimed.
Hundreds of nurses descended on Westminster today in protest about NHS deficits and job cuts across the health service.