Archive of 25 June 2008

The changes could end the gradual loss of trust in MPs finances

MPs banned from claiming expenses

MPs should be banned from claiming some expenses with taxpayers' money, a Commons report suggests.

  • Not such good news for Gordon Brown

    Tories increase lead to 20 per cent

    Support for the Labour government took another knock today, with a poll published in the Guardian giving the Conservatives a six-point swing.

  • Zimbabwe's cricketers banned by UK government

    Govt acts against Zimbabwe

    The government has announced economic sanctions against Zimbabwe and a ban for the country's cricketers, matching its rhetoric with actions as pressure on Robert Mugabe continues to build.

  • Brown and Cameron will clash again today

    PMQs as it happened

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  • Gordon Brown comes out on top in PMQs

    PMQ analysis: Brown fights back

    Gordon Brown looked every inch the statesman as he put in one of his best performances in prime minister's questions.

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