Up to two million public sector workers are striking over their pensions today, as union leaders' impasse with the government continues.
A former News of the World journalist has offered a jaw-dropping defence of phone-hacking, in the most dramatic and shocking moment of the Leveson inquiry so far.
George Osborne offered a series of gifts to Tory backbenchers in his autumn statement today, in a bid to placate right-wing elements of the Conservative party.
George Osborne's autumn statement has been branded 'Plan A Plus' by business leaders.
A further £1 billion is to be squeezed from the public sector by halving planned pay increases to just one per cent, George Osborne has announced.
Britain will avoid a recession but official economic growth forecasts have been slashed, the chancellor has told MPs.
The 26-year-old former lover of Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock has won her bid to be allowed to remain in Britain, despite MI5 allegations that she was a Russian spy.
Ex-Northern Ireland secretary Peter Hain's computer may have been hacked into during his time in power, it has emerged.
Charlotte Church has offered a stark portrait of a life lived under the media gaze at the Leveson inquiry, saying the coverage was like being put through a "grinder".
Striking public sector workers were struggling to receive any support in Westminster today as Ed Miliband branded the action "a failure".
Britain's economy has begun a contraction which will push it into recession by the end of March, according to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).
The first evidence has emerged of a drop in university applications following the increase in tuition fees.
An innocent man dubbed "weird", "creepy" and "disturbing" has described the "witch hunt" and "shameless vilification" he suffered at the hands of the media.
The Treasury is to make £5 billion available for infrastructure projects to boost Britain's struggling economic recovery, George Osborne will announce.
Wednesday's strikes look increasingly likely after further defiance from union chiefs over their public sector pensions clash with the coalition this weekend.
Another poll has given Labour a substantial increase in their poll lead.
The Liberal Democrats have been told to embrace short-termist politics to end their slump in the polls by "external brand experts".
The coalition's austerity drive could result in 100,000 more public sector job cuts than previously thought, a report has claimed.
The government will prop up banking loans to small- and medium-sized firms by up to £20 billion as part of renewed credit easing efforts, the chancellor has confirmed.
An attempt to backtrack on rules allowing churches to conduct civil partnerships has been dubbed "spurious" by gay rights campaigners.
Grant Shapps was subject to a torrent of online mockery this morning, after he spent half his interview on the Today programme bickering with the host.
The rich could be forced to contribute more as Britain continues to cut down the deficit, Nick Clegg has suggested.
Queues at Britain's ports could last for 12 hours on the day of the public sector strike, according to reports.
Phone-hacking had a "damaging" impact on Sienna Miller's life, the actress has told the Leveson inquiry into press standards.