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Londoners face more transport chaos this month after a new set of strikes were announced for later in June.
A key plank of Ken Clarke's justice reforms is being dropped, in the latest coalition U-turn.
Over 2,000 frontline police officers are to demonstrate against police budget cuts in London next month.
David Cameron's rejection of multiculturalism will be incorporated into the government's new anti-extremist strategy, the home secretary has announced.
Censors have banned a new horror film in the UK, saying it poses a "real risk" to cinema-goers.
David Cameron's promise to lead the greenest government ever is to be tested later today with the publication of the natural environment white paper.
The government could intervene in the ongoing Twitter debate by bringing contempt of court proceedings against users.
Caroline Spelman launched the much anticipated 'Natural Choice' white paper today to a mooted reaction from environment groups.
Plans to set up a parent complaint website for children's media are being fast-tracked by the PM.
Downing Street's former director of communications has found himself in an unlikely brawl with a member of boyband The Wanted.
Theresa May is "shifting the blame" for her failure to tackle extremism onto universities, a student leader has warned.
Senior figures in the Liberal Democrats raised the stakes in the debate over Lords reform today, as early signs of civil war started to break out.
Women will have to wait 150 years to gain equal representation in local government, according to a report published today.
Improving the way the government purchases its stationery and office services has already saved £1 billion, Francis Maude has announced.
Fishermen's livelihoods are at risk from "slipper skippers" and organisations selling fishing quota as a commodity, MPs warned today.
A collection of celebrities have written to the prime minister to urge a reappraisal of the UK's drugs policy.
Over 160,000 asylum seekers have been given leave to remain in the UK at "considerable cost" to the public purse, MPs have said.
Government officials have attempted to quantify the value of nature to the UK economy in an independent report out today.
Britain will enjoy a four-day bank holiday next year for the Queen's Diamond Jubilee, it has been confirmed.
English proposals to delay the election of Fifa's president until a reformist candidate could stand were humiliatingly rebuffed today when Sepp Blatter was re-elected.
Late additions to the list of Labour's councils are improving the party's final showing from last month's local elections.
Twitter executives are to be invited to give evidence to MPs as uncertainty over the future of privacy issues continues.
MPs have waded into the row over the future of Fifa, arguing that Sepp Blatter's position "is not tenable".