Diane Abbott has startled the Labour party with the announcement that she will stand to become leader.
British Airways (BA) cabin crew will go on strike for five days starting on Monday.
David Cameron has survived a vote by backbenchers on changes to an influential committee of MPs.
The chaos that beset many polling stations in Britain on the day of the general election has prompted the Electoral Commission to demand reform of the way polling stations are run.
Hacker Gary McKinnon won two important battles today, both of which greatly reduce his chances of being sent to the US to stand trial.
Child benefit increases could be paid for by taxing benefit for middle and higher earners to give a boost to the incomes of poorer families and reduce child poverty, a thinktank has said.
Vince Cable will lead a new effort to part-privatise Royal Mail, it has been confirmed.
George Osborne has made several key concessions to the private sector in his first major speech since becoming chancellor.
David Cameron has tried to reassure Northern Ireland voters about his commitment to devolution while on his first trip there as prime minister.