The government has triggered a bitter row in Westminster by trying to extend the current parliament into 2012.
Executive bonuses have risen to the levels experienced before the financial crisis hit in 2007, a survey by Deloitte has shown.
A dramatic increase in unemployed poverty has been spared at the cost of a rise in the number of "working poor", the IPPR thinktank has suggested.
Shadow immigration minister Phil Woolas faces a five-day fight in court to save his Oldham East and Saddleworth seat from his Liberal Democrat challenger.
Nelson Mandela's fury over the invasion of Iraq was laid bare today, with a report that the former South African leader was "breathing fire" over the issue.
The rules governing how the next Labour leader will be elected favour those perceived as the frontrunner, outsider Andy Burnham has argued.
Executives at the taxpayer-funded Commonwealth Development Corporation are facing a review after media reports exposed "lavish" expenses claims.
The Lib-Con coalition should be put on a permanent footing, with just one candidate standing in each constituency, an influential Conservative has suggested.
Reforms to the benefits system should bear in mind the Labour government's failure to transform the number of people claiming incapacity benefit, a major Commons committee has found.
Britain's equality laws shouldn't overshadow Christians' rights to express their religion, the Pope will imply in a speech on Friday.
George Osborne managed to escape a parliamentary mauling today, after an urgent question was tabled on suggestions of a massive welfare cut.