The Lords have inflicted the first defeat of a coalition government in an obscure and surprising procedural move.
Harriet Harman has nominated Diane Abbott for Labour leader.
Speaker John Bercow's three deputies have been chosen by MPs.
David Cameron welcomed Margaret Thatcher back to Downing Street today in an attempt to calm right-wing jitters about the coalition.
The Home Office planned to cross-references its database of legal immigrants with criminals' fingerprints, it has emerged.
A warning from the IMF against "delayed or half-hearted" steps to deal with public spending will come as music to George Osborne's ears.
Sterling has plunged to a new low against the dollar and the euro after Fitch ratings agency delivered a harsh verdict on the state of the British economy.
The introduction of coalition government has put satire in "intensive care", Sir David Frost has said.
Security methods directed towards Muslim prisoners are in danger of becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy, the inspector of prisons has said.
NHS hospitals will be made responsible for patients for 30 days after they are discharged, Andrew Lansley will announce later.
Migrant groups reacted furiously to plans to deport children back to Afghanistan today.
Two Liberal Democrat councillors have become the first Devon politicians to defect to Labour over the coalition agreement with the Conservatives.
MPs who left parliament at the last election were entitled to claim a total of £10.4 million in resettlement grants, according to the TaxPayers' Alliance.
British Airways cabin crew are visiting parliament on the 21st day of their strike action to discuss the "climate of fear at the airline".