Archive of 18 January 2007

Peter Hain says US is most right-wing government in living memory

Blair meets Condi amid cabinet criticism

Tony Blair will today meet with Condoleezza Rice in London, just hours after a cabinet minister criticised the US government as the most-right wing in living memory.

  • Gordon Brown stresses need for reform of global institutions

    Brown urges UN and World Bank reform

    Gordon Brown has called for radical changes to the way the United Nations, World Bank and the G7 are run to recognise the "seismic shift" in world power.

  • People are increasingly offsetting the pollution from flights

    New carbon offsetting guidelines launched

    People wanting to offset the carbon emissions produced when they go on holiday will be able to judge suppliers on a new government code of conduct published today.

  • Tessa Jowell announces BBC's licence fee settlement

    BBC licence fee up 3%

    The BBC television licence fee will go up by three per cent for each of the next two years, culture secretary Tessa Jowell has announced.

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