The deputy prime minister has warned against "megaphone diplomacy", as the US and UK governments make concerted attempts to ensure the oil spill catastrophe did not affect bilateral relations.
Denying public subsidies to the nuclear industry could leave the Liberal Democrats in a "win-win situation" on nuclear power, the party's former environment spokesman has suggested.
David Cameron has tried to turn a corner in the way the government sells the war in Afghan, with a "pure and simple" message that Britain is there to protect its national interest, not because of "dreamy ideas".
Well-off families could be charged for visits to the GP, according to a response to the government consultation on cutting the deficit.
Media reports indicate that an upcoming report will rule the Bloody Sunday killings were unlawful, but the government has branded them "speculation".