Nick Clegg will face a parliamentary committee today to lay out the case for an elected upper house.
Charlotte Church and her parents have won a £600,000 settlement over stories secured through phone-hacking claims by News Group Newspapers.
Gay people have more rights than religious believers due to equality legislation, a parliamentary group found today.
The judge leading the inquiry into the conduct of Britain's journalists has repeated his warning against critics of his probe.
Nick Clegg has effectively authorised Liberal Democrat peers to dismantle key sections of the NHS reform bill in a bid to appease his grassroots supporters.