Archive of 6 March 2013
Flurries of leadership speculation briefly surfaced in prime minister's questions this lunchtime, as Ed Miliband confronted the Commons with the prospect of Theresa May taking him on over the despatch boxes after the next general election.
Sprawling guidelines on prosecuting suspected paedophiles are to be revised with a single policy to prevent another Jimmy Savile scandal, the director of public prosecutions is set to announce.
Ministers are wrestling with Britain's immigration headache later, as Ed Miliband again tries to make some headway with voters on the issue.
British politicians were offering broadly sympathetic appraisals of Hugo Chavez today, after the Venezuelan leader finally succumbed to cancer.