The foreign secretary will call on EU leaders to use their collective power to address global conflicts.
Private schools could abandon the "fashionable" national curriculum for a return to 1950s-style education.
The government's management of the ambitious Thames Gateway development project has been roundly criticised by MPs.
The Office of National Statistics (ONS) estimates that 190,000 long-term migrants came to live in the UK in 2006, with the vast majority of these - 86 per cent - being foreign nationals.
Government plans to build three million new homes before 2020 were furthered today with the publication of the housing and regeneration bill.