The media is facing its most comprehensive trial for years today, after an influential group of MPs finally released their long-awaited assessment of the industry.
The prime minister apologised to the British children forcibly sent to Commonwealth countries for a life of abuse and unpaid labour this afternoon.
The prime minister and his chancellor are engaged in an unprecedented war of words in public after Alistair Darling said the "forces of hell" had been unleashed against him.
Britain's libel laws are threatening to destroy the country's reputation for free speech and must be urgently reformed, MPs have warned.
MPs have hit back at Trafigura's attempt to impose a 'super-injunction' on parliamentary proceedings with a demand for firm regulations to make sure it never happens again.
The reporting of Maddy McCann's disappearance and the News of the World phone tapping scandal reveal the decline of press standards, MPs have found.
Peter Kilfoyle, one of Labour's most colourful backbenchers, has confirmed his plans to stand down at the general election.
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will meet with Argentina's foreign minister as opposition to Britain's ongoing sovereignty over the Falkland Islands rises.
Latest figures show teenage pregnancies have fallen to their lowest rate in 20 years - but the government is a long way from achieving its ten-year target.
A hospital which provided "appalling" levels of care for its patients is due to hear the findings of an official inquiry into complaints made by families and campaigners.
Charity bullying helpline 'temporarily suspended'
Cabinet secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell has denied giving the prime minister a dressing-down over the way civil servants are treated.
Nicola Sturgeon has apologised for urging clemency in the criminal trial of a convicted fraudster.
The Electoral Commission has criticised political parties for declaring their donations late.