Tony Blair has praised Britain's role as a global leader on climate change, but insisted he would not penalise people driving cars or taking cheap flights in a bid to save the planet.
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has said there is "insufficient evidence" to bring charges against one of four people arrested in the cash-for-honours police investigation.
The use of summary justice and DNA data are "difficult" because of their impact on civil liberties but they are the only way to solve crime, Tony Blair has declared.
Foreign secretary Margaret Beckett has called for the inquest into the "friendly fire" death of a British soldier in Iraq to be completed as soon as possible, as a cockpit video of the attack was made public.
The UK must use its position as broker between America and Europe to stop any military action against Iran, a new report by academics, charities and unions has warned.
The archbishop of York has warned that extending the time terror suspects can be held without charge to 90 days is getting close to creating a "police state".
Charles Clarke has condemned home secretary John Reid's plans to split the Home Office as "wrong", saying the move would only make problems at the department worse.
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) is to rebrand itself as the Independence Party ahead of the local elections in England this May.
Reforms to make the school curriculum for 11 to 14-year-olds more flexible and better tailored to pupils' needs have been published by the exams watchdog today.
Former Welsh secretary Ron Davies, who quit the cabinet after a "moment of madness" on Clapham Common nine years ago, is to stand for the Welsh assembly.
The risk to the public from the outbreak of the deadly H5N1 strain of avian bird flu in Suffolk is "negligible", environment secretary David Miliband has insisted.
English schools may be allowed to teach Mandarin and Arabic in new curriculum proposals set to be revealed on Monday.
Labour deputy leadership contender Jon Cruddas has said that "the time has come" for Tony Blair's departure from Downing Street.
Tony Blair has today called on Labour supporters to remain calm and ride out the "storm" of the loans-for-peerages affair.
Tony Blair has insisted he is not being distracted by the police investigation into cash-for-honours - but said he would not "plead" for his integrity.
The failure to agree a budget for the London 2012 Olympics could have a "detrimental impact" on the Games, the government's financial watchdog has warned.
The government has called for urgent international action to tackle climate change, after a new United Nations report found "unequivocal" evidence for global warming.
Cabinet ministers standing for the Labour deputy leadership should quit their jobs to allow a proper debate, the one non-ministerial candidate has declared.
Gordon Brown's hike in air passenger duty comes into effect today, amid claims that it is not legal because it has not been approved by parliament.
The cabinet is today expected to approve proposals to reform the House of Lords, which suggest it should be made up equal numbers of elected and appointed members.
Tony Blair has been questioned by police investigating the cash-for-honours affair for the second time, Downing Street revealed today.
Gerry Adams is today meeting Tony Blair at Downing Street to discuss collusion between British police and loyalist paramilitaries in Northern Ireland.
The home secretary has urged cabinet ministers to consider increasing the time terror suspects can be held without charge, it has emerged.
An extra 800 British troops are to be sent to southern Afghanistan, defence secretary Des Browne has announced.