Conservative party leader David Cameron today gave a surprise statement calling for the main political parties to work together amid the economic crisis gripping the world.
There are strange things afoot in British politics. Suddenly, the main parties want to work together to get the country safely through the economic storm.
Yesterday we had the grown up version of George Osborne. Today it was serious grown up Dave Cameron. He might have said he wasn't playing politics on this one but it certainly looked like it.
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg has called on David Cameron and Gordon Brown to put aside their party allegiances and adopt a cross-party approach to the economic crisis.
A Conservative government would end the "something for nothing culture" of the welfare state, shadow work and pensions secretary, Chris Grayling has said.
Shadow home secretary, Dominic Grieve, has said a Conservative government would do more to help people and the police deal with crime.
Donors to Britain's political parties should be scrutinised more closely, a union leader says, after a major Tory party donor was linked to short-selling shares in Bradford and Bingley (B&B).
Gordon Brown's relatively successful Labour conference appears to have helped him in the polls, as Labour cuts the Conservatives' lead by seven points.
The government has pledged to review current legislation barring Gurkhas who retired before 1997 from living in the UK after a high court ruling earlier today.
The Tories have promised a two year freeze in council tax if they achieve power, the shadow chancellor has said in his keynote speech to the party conference in Birmingham.
Someone must have told him not to smile.
The government has nationalised Bradford and Bingley's mortgages, with Spanish giant Santander taking over its savings business.
Review George Osborne's speech to the Tory party conference, in which he pledged to freeze council tax rises for two years.
The Conservatives would scrap plans for a third runway at Heathrow, it emerged this morning, introducing a high speed rail link between Leeds and London instead.
Europe must step up its preparations for the continent's changing climate, a report out today warns.
The UK Council on Internet Safety meets for the first time today - six months ahead of schedule.
Labour comes out on top in a poll on taxing and spending, new research shows, as it is estimated the lifetime tax burden placed on UK households has risen to £668,000.
Gordon Brown says he will work "night and day" to ensure the "security" and "stability" of the financial system.
The Conservatives have promised single rooms for all mothers giving birth at an NHS hospital.
Boris Johnson promised to freeze the council tax burden imposed by the Greater London Authority on Londoners next year in his first speech to the Conservative party conference as mayor of London.
The Conservatives are set to gain the most from this year's party conferences, a <i>politics.co.uk</i> poll suggests, as Tory delegates converge on Birmingham today.
Chief Whip Geoff Hoon has said the leak of the news that transport secretary Ruth Kelly was to resign was a "serious mistake".
Labour's hold on government has slipped and the Conservative party is "strong, united" and "ready" for power, David Cameron has claimed.
William Hague has urged the Conservative party to "re-double" their efforts to take control from a "weak and washed-out" Labour government.