Fathers will be able to take six months paternity leave while the child's mother returns to work, according to new plans to be announced by the government today.
Negotiations on the final stages of devolution to Northern Ireland continue today, as the deadline set yesterday comes ever closer.
The international community has agreed a "comprehensive approach" to growing instability in Yemen after yesterday's meeting in London.
Gordon Brown pledged to defeat the Taliban on the battlefield and in people's hearts and minds in his opening remarks to the London Afghanistan conference.
Vince Cable will set out his vision for a proportional representative electoral system today, at an event organisers describe as "hauntingly" reminiscent of the 1970s.
The spread of areas dominated by student housing will be halted by the government as it imposes new rules on landlords, it was announced yesterday.
Councils offering "bog-standard" services because of cost cutting will not be accepted, the communities secretary has warned.
Miliband regrets 'inexplicable' Iran snub
Alcohol-related deaths in the UK shot up to 9,031 in 2008, from 8,724 in year before, new figures show.
The British national party (BNP) will vote on whether to accept non-white members on February 14th.
Harriet Harman lost her "cut-glass" 1950s accent, she has admitted, but insists she did not do so deliberately.
The Lib Dems stepped up their campaign to get documents related to the Iraq war declassified today, by saying a short adjournment may be necessary to ensure all the key facts are on the table.