Archive of 12 August 2010

The White Cliffs of Dover, seen from a Nasa satellite

Cameron: Brits don't celebrate their country enough

Britain is falling down the league table of prime tourist destinations because the British themselves do not celebrate their country enough, the prime minister claimed this morning.

  • Martin O'Neill has left Aston Villa

    Cameron praises Beckham

    The prime minister has praised David Beckham, after the former England captain was told he will no longer play for his country in competitive matches.

  • Minimum pricing would only affect problem drinkers, campaigners say

    PM backs 'local' booze minimum pricing

    David Cameron has indicated his support for local bans on cheap alcohol but refused to implement a national level policy, according to a report.

  • 'Armchair auditors' excite Eric Pickles

    Pickles shows us the money

    Communities secretary Eric Pickles has opened up his department's books to "armchair auditors", in a major step towards government transparency.

  • Heathrow is among the airports potentially affected by strike action

    Airport staff back strike action

    Striking staff at six of Britain's airports could cause summer holiday disruption affecting tens of thousands of passengers, prompting condemnation from the prime minister.

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