Archive of April 2007

Cameron looking to gain in local elections

Labour could lose the south

Labour is braced to lose as many as 500 councillors in the forthcoming local election, as even Tony Blair concedes the party are facing a "tough time" mid-term.

  • Fertiliser plotters linked to July 7th bombers

    Reid rejects July 7th investigation

    The home secretary John Reid has rejected calls from opposition politicians for a full inquiry into the intelligence surrounding the July 7th terrorist attacks after it emerged two of the bombers were monitored by MI5 but not identified as potential terrorists.

  • The changing face of Tony Blair

    Blair characterised by 'wasted opportunity'

    Tony Blair's premiership has been a decade of waste, his critics claim, and unusually one of his closest confidantes agrees.

  • Mr Reid is yet to rule himself out of the leadership race

    Reid says Labour will not be "fractured"

    The home secretary John Reid has insisted that the Labour party will not become "fractured" after current leader Tony Blair steps down.

  • Eurofighter jets were part of the deal

    Dropping Saudi inquiry caused 'severe damage'

    The government's decision to drop a fraud inquiry into a multi-billion pound defence deal with Saudi Arabia may have caused "severe damage" to the UK's reputation as a corruption-fighting country, MPs have warned.

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