The government is to review its approach to cargo security for air freight, home secretary Theresa May announced.
Danny Alexander has issued a defiant tweet after being called a "ginger rodent" by Labour's deputy leader Harriet Harman.
The man who hopes to succeed Alex Salmond as Scotland's first minister has launched a sustained attack on the Scottish National party leader.
Andrew Mitchell's personal intervention in a lobbying case involving a rich cocoa magnate triggered concerns among Foreign Office officials, it has emerged.
The government's anti-knife crime tsar Brooke Kinsella wants lessons on knife crime and gun crime to be incorporated into the national curriculum.
Tens of thousands of householders could be forced from the centre of London as a result of planned housing benefit changes.
The Downing Street spin operation is frantically trying to present a mild rise in the UK's EU budget as a victory for the prime minister.
Labour will force a vote on housing benefit in the Commons in a move which could drag the row on for another fortnight.
Housing experts are struggling to pin the government down over its plans to hike social housing rents to 80% of market value.
Higher-rate taxpayers could find themselves facing fines if their partner receives child benefit and doesn't inform the government.
David Cameron has opted for a suitably patriotic selection when asked his favourite kids' book - while Nick Clegg went with something sillier.
As the country prepares to endure tough spending cuts, a report today confirmed a 55% jump in pay for FTSE 100 executives in the past year.
Defence experts regard the recent strategic defence and security review (SDSR) as a missed opportunity to redefine Britain's role in the world, a survey has suggested.
The Trades Union Congress (TUC) will petition the government to raise the national minimum wage (NMW) to £6.14 per hour, it has confirmed.
An MP's proposed bill to stop the clocks going back is gathering "enormous" cross-party support, Rebecca Harris has claimed.
The increasingly bitter row over housing benefit reform hits the Commons today, just as it caused significant splits in the Tory party.
The head of the civil service has denied putting pressure on politicians to avoid a minority government in coalition talks.
Scientists have highlighted research showing a link between a specific receptor gene and liberal political views.
The government is setting out the details of its plans to encourage regional development today.
David Cameron is pressuring European leaders to avoid a six per cent increase in the European Union's budget, in his first major diplomatic test on the continent.
Vince Cable has postponed a scheduled visit to Oxford University today, in the face of planned protests by students over cuts and tuition fees.
Philip Hammond has implied the government is looking at changes to the way airport security works, after the chairman of British Airways called many measures "redundant".
The head of MI6, Sir John Sawers, has delivered the first public speech by a serving chief of the intelligence services, insisting that Britain plays no role in torturing terrorism suspects.
The UK was never likely to fall into a crisis as severe as Greece's, the former Cabinet secretary has insisted.