The mother of computer hacker Gary McKinnon has revealed to <i>politics.co.uk</i> how she fears for her son's life as he faces extradition to the US.
The Tory's infamous and pivotal donor and deputy-chairman, Lord Ashcroft, has been torn apart at a meeting of the Belizean parliament, where he has significant business interests.
The United States' leading civil liberties organisation has joined forces with its British counterpart Liberty to demand action on the extradition treaty and the case of computer hacker Gary McKinnon.
Former Speaker Michael Martin has finally been given his peerage.
School-leavers facing a tough jobs market are being forced to accept the government's skills agenda by staying on as students, as dissatisfaction about their suitability for employment grows.
The Church of England has rejected suggestions from Jack Straw it will give up its seats in the House of Lords without a fight.
The Foreign Office has rejected suggestions that less than 40 votes in Afghanistan's elections equated to one British life.
Protestors challenge McKinnon extradition
The number of GCSEs with grades A*-C has hit the two-thirds mark, in a record set of results across the country.
Some elderly and terminally-ill patients are being treated in an appalling manner by "bad, cruel nurses" according to the Patients Association.
The chair of the Financial Services Authority (FSA) has warned bankers he backs radical plans to tax banks to prevent excessive risk-taking and the bonus culture.
Climate Camp has descended on London today, with activists establishing their protest on Blackheath - the scene of the Peasants' Revolt.
Gordon Brown and Tony Blair have led British tributes to Senator Edward Kennedy, the legendary Democrat politician, who died of a brain tumour overnight.
MPs and prospective parliamentary candidates are to be handed the ten political commandments, voted for by the Twittering public, which should govern their political lives in Westminster.
The reformed House of Lords could limit peerages to a 15-year maximum term, Jack Straw suggested today.
Middle Eastern peace hopes are focused on London today as Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu meets US envoy George Mitchell.
An audit will be conducted into the pay-offs received by council chiefs when they depart their jobs.
Britain's second high-speed rail line will head up the north-west coast before forking to Edinburgh and Glasgow, Network Rail has announced.
The number of households with no adults working has jumped at its fastest year-on-year rate since Labour came to power in 1997, new figures show.
The British National party (BNP) will be issued with a fine for failing to issue a return to the Electoral Commission concerning its donations.
Last nights clashes between West Ham and Millwall fans were "a disgrace to football", the sports minister has said.
Former deputy prime minister John Prescott has endorsed Kenny Prescott endorses MacAskill's decision to release the convicted Libyan terrorist Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi on compassionate grounds.
Some parts of the UK have such high levels of crime they now resemble gritty urban American drama 'The Wire', the shadow home secretary has warned.
The prime ministers of Britain and Israel have emerged from talks on continued settlement building.