Downing Street should call the Scots' bluff over their expected opposition to a proposed time zone shift, Boris Johnson has said.
Liam Fox has admitted he wants to return to the government - in his first interview since quitting as defence secretary.
The coalition government has appointed an excessive number of ministers because it wants to increase its control over the Commons, MPs have claimed.
Looming GDP figures are overshadowing the coalition's latest bid to get Britain's faltering economy moving again.
The coalition's internal debate over Europe shows no sign of abating after Nick Clegg's insistence that Britain must stay in the European Union to help the economic recovery.
Councils which are failing to deal with adoption cases quickly are to be embarrassed into action.
Politicians have spoken out after it emerged the bosses of Britain's top firms have enjoyed a 50% pay rise in the last year, but have struggled to come up with solutions.
Leaders have agreed to scrap the 300-year-old rule which gives males precedence in the royal succession, David Cameron has announced.
Britain could scrap GMT by moving clocks forward by an hour throughout the year, ministers have conceded.
David Cameron says the City of London is a "key national interest" that needs protecting from the EU.
Former Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey has waded into the debate over the Occupy protest at St Paul's cathedral with an outspoken attack on his Church of England colleagues.
"Discussions" with Conservative party MPs, MEPs and peers about potential defections to Ukip are underway, Nigel Farage has claimed.
Britain could provide extra money to the IMF to help struggling EU countries but will not allow the money to bolster the eurozone's bailout fund, George Osborne has told MPs.
Former Conservative party leader Sir John Major has warned it "would be a dangerous mistake" for Britain to leave the EU, just days after 81 Tory MPs rebelled against the government over the issue.
Knife crimes committed by 16- and 17-year-olds will result in a mandatory four-month prison sentence, the Ministry of Justice has announced.
The St Paul's canon who initially welcomed anti-capitalist protesters has resigned, revealing deep divisions within the cathedral's staff.
Most people in the UK think the government is doing a bad job of managing the economy, as concerns mount over soaring inflation coupled with rising unemployment.
Those who break data protection laws should be sent to prison, MPs have told ministers.
Ed Miliband helped stoke coalition tensions over Europe during a PMQs overshadowed by the ongoing eurozone crisis.
Employees in the UK could be sacked for laziness or lack of productivity, if new proposals suggested in a leaked report are taken up by the government.
Business secretary Vince Cable has been rapped for failing to pay a tax bill worth as much as £25,000.
Fears are growing that today's emergency EU summit will not achieve agreement on the way out of the ongoing eurozone crisis in Brussels.
Direct access to influential Cabinet ministers could be of huge financial value to a lobbyist, with some 'connections' valued at £112,000, according to a report published today.
The government will face further financial disaster if it does not change course, TUC general secretary Brendan Barber warned today.