Talks in the new year should involve discussions over the timing of British withdrawal from Afghanistan, the prime minister has announced.
Radio 4's Thought for the Day slot is remain closed to non-religious contributors after the BBC Trust ruled it did not contravene BBC guidelines.
David Miliband is "attractive" and "vibrant", Hillary Clinton had admitted.
Conservative party chairman Eric Pickles was accused of being a "dictator" after PPC Elizabeth Truss saw off a bid to deselect her last night.
Dementia sufferers often leave hospital in a worse condition than when they entered, a report has claimed.
Procrastinating politicians are in danger of turning next month's climate change talks in Copenhagen into little more than a talking shop, a body of leading scientists and engineers has warned.
The government faces more problems in the run-up to the election with the news that the economy is set to weaken early next year.
Thousands of children are being put at risk of sexual exploitation because local authorities are ignoring the problem, children's charity Barnardo's has argued.
Labour is seeing a poll boost, according to the latest ICM poll, but David Cameron's reputation as decisive and respected is holding firm.
The first rise in in the Bank of England's inflation benchmark since February has been announced.
Liberal Democrat shadow chancellor Vince Cable has criticised high-risk "casino banking" and called for a ten per cent levy on bank profits this year to tackle the national deficit.
David Miliband has called for a "clear political strategy" to match military efforts in Afghanistan.
A group of Labour candidates has written a letter to Gordon Brown calling for a referendum on electoral reform to be held on the day of the general election.
The Queen's Speech should be scrapped this year and replaced with thorough implementation of reforms to parliament, Nick Clegg said this morning.
A Conservative PPC will attempt to avoid deselection tonight as she faces party members who claim she misled them over her affair with a Conservative MP.
The first of six RAF Merlin helicopters due to be deployed to boost frontline troops in Afghanistan has arrived in Camp Bastion today.
A rise in the number of prisoners allowed to spend nights outside jail has been caused by overcrowding, the Conservatives have claimed.
British National party (BNP) leader Nick Griffin will stand in Barking at the general election, he has announced.
Treasury plans to prevent bankers receiving "ludicrous bonuses" are receiving a mixed welcome ahead of the Queen's Speech.
The Conservatives have denied a deal with Rupert Murdoch as a "completely wrong and totally improper" allegation.
The prime minister is preparing to offer an apology to British children forcibly sent to Commonwealth countries for a life of abuse and unpaid labour.
A voluntary national identity card scheme will be launched in Greater Manchester today designed to give young people "day-to-day convenience".
Labour comfortably won the Glasgow North East by-election overnight with a majority of 8,111.
The Sun "got it wrong" in its attacks on Gordon Brown this week - and David Cameron would probably agree, a senior Tory has said.