Archive of 3 January 2013
Norman Baker has been roundly mocked for insisting train fare rises were "not nearly as expensive as has been presented", despite another inflation-busting rise to bring in the new year.
Well-off pensioners should face cuts to their winter fuel allowance to help pay for "catastrophic" care costs, a former Liberal Democrat minister has said.
The Guardian has been widely condemned for publishing a full-page advert from the Argentinean president demanding the return of the Falklands islands.
Argentina has stepped up its war of words against Britain over the future of the Falklands, with an open letter from its president attacking the UK's continued sovereignty of the Islands.