The Liberal Democrats have warned a cash injection by five central banks will not ease the global credit crunch.
Social mobility in the UK has not improved since the 1970s, despite ten years of a Labour government, a report by the Sutton Trust finds today.
England is to get its first fully selective academy, catering for performing arts students.
The chancellor has been accused of creating uncertainty after he refused to confirm a U-turn on a proposed flat-rate of capital gains tax (CGT).
Gordon Brown today said public sector reforms must go "wider and deeper" to provide a more personalised service.
The home secretary today confirmed more than 6,600 illegal immigrants had been cleared to take up security jobs in the UK - more than the 5,000 first reported.
Gordon Brown today denied suggestions an "English question" hangs over his premiership.
MPs have rejected the government's case for an extension of the period terror suspects can be held without charge.