Nick Clegg refused to compromise with a City audience as he outlined why the banking sector needs urgent reform.
The clash many political pundits have been waiting for since Ken Clarke and Peter Mandelson were brought back into the fold is finally on its way.
Labour faces a tough new critic of its economic policy, with the European Commission (EC) demanding Britain does more to cut its deficit.
New polls published today suggest Labour's electoral recovery may be stalling.
Labour was frantically trying to limit the political damage from its association with the Unite union as the British Airways strike neared this morning.
The prevalence of ministers in government is slowing down its work and costing it far too much money, according to an influential new report published today.
The Department of Health (DoH) has consistently failed to live up to its promises on dementia care, a frank and damaging report by MPs found today.
There was anger across the political spectrum today after an audit found council chiefs were being given six-figure pay offs only to quickly take up jobs at different councils.
Labour MP Ashok Kumar has died unexpectedly, his constituency office has announced.
Gordon Brown has dismissed the British Airways (BA) cabin crew strike as "deplorable", despite its backers being one of Labour's main funders.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is threatening legal action against police forces which disproportionately target blacks and Asians in stop-and-search procedures, even as it is put on the back foot by a fiercely critical parliamentary report.
Gordon Brown has refused to quit as Labour leader even if he loses the general election.
An obsession with rape convictions means victims are being overlooked, a review into the way the crime is handled has concluded.
Chancellor Alistair Darling must choose between country and party, George Osborne has said.
Police forces which persistently stop-and-search more blacks and Asians than white people could face legal action, the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said today.
Gordon Brown is seeking to get thousands of young people to sign a pledge against knife crime.
Trevor Phillips' leadership of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has been bitterly criticised by a parliamentary committee.
The British people, not the Liberal Democrats, will decide which party forms the next government, Nick Clegg has told his party's spring conference.
The Liberal Democrats would not back a governing party which proposes "merrily slashing" public spending immediately, Nick Clegg has said.
BNP still racist, judge rules
Members of the British National party (BNP) and other racist organisations can continue teaching in taxpayer-funded schools, an independent review has concluded, prompting condemnation from teachers' unions.
MPs have called on the major parties to avoid "pre-election point-scoring" and come together to achieve consensus on social care reform.
French president Nicolas Sarkozy is meeting with both David Cameron and Gordon Brown as he visits Britain today.
Gordon Brown has called for a resolution of the British Airways (BA) cabin crew dispute "as quickly as possible", after the Tories attacked the Unite union's links to the Labour party.