Archive of 2 May 2012
Voters in England, Wales and Scotland go to the polls today as a host of vital elections are held across the country.
Boris Johnson received an undesired endorsement from embattled prime minister David Cameron today, as Labour tried to paint the pair as "two Tory peas in a pod".
Government plans for an elected upper house could lead to the British National Party (BNP) gaining its first seats in parliament, according the Viscount Astor, the stepfather of the prime minister's wife Samantha.
Five members of the Occupy movement were arrested last night after an unsuccessful attempt to replicate the St Paul's camp in nearby Paternoster Square.
The cross-party consensus on phone-hacking threatened to fall apart completely today after William Hague went out of his way to praise Rupert Murdoch.