Confidence about Britain's economic recovery could well be dented today, with the Bank of England expected to lower its growth forecast and raise expectations of inflation.
Sayeeda Warsi has written to Labour leadership contenders demanding they forgo their ministerial severance pay due to their economic mismanagement.
President Barack Obama has signed a law defending US writers and journalists and academics from British libel cases.
Bank of England governor Mervyn King has lowered Britain's economic growth forecast and raised expectations of higher inflation.
Overall unemployment levels have fallen slightly, but the number of those without work for over 12 months has hit a 13-year high.
Consumer morale in July fell as low as May 2009, according to the British Retail Consortium (BRC).
Youth unemployment is still rising across two-thirds of the country, according to the TUC.
Britain's chronic shortage of allotments could be solved by reallocating funding from landfill tax, the Local Government Association (LGA) has claimed.
An anti-terror advert which suggested people who kept their curtains drawn could reasonably be suspected as terrorists has been banned.
Government plans to use private sector firms to root out benefit cheats have attracted the attention of the information commissioner.
Four American senators have added to pressure on the Scottish government to release more details of the medical records which prompted Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi's release last year.
Cabinet secretary Sir Gus O'Donnell, the head of the civil service, is expected to leave his post before the next general election.
The British National party (BNP) is set to announce whether any leadership challengers have sufficient support to force a vote against incumbent Nick Griffin.