UK passport

UK passport delays: how long does an application take?

Briefing Thu 21 Aug, AT 10:33

Everything you need to know about UK passport delays and how to fast-track your application

Lutfur Rahman, Labour Party mayor of Tower Hamlets

Voting against Muslim candidate 'sinful', Londoners told

One-Minute Read Wed 20 Aug, AT 09:41

Muslim mayor of Tower Hamlets said anyone voting against him would be punished in afterlife, court papers allege

A technician at work on a factory production line

Industrial revival or sweatshop UK?

Talking Point Wed 20 Aug, AT 09:23

UK manufacturing costs now rival those in Eastern Europe, but low-paid workers may not join the celebrations

A guard stands behind a locked gate at Pentonville prison

Justice secretary denies prison crisis: what do the stats say?

Summary Tue 19 Aug, AT 15:11

Assaults, suicides and prison populations are all on the rise but Chris Grayling says it's all under control

The Mole

Cameron off on hols again: 'I can run country by BlackBerry'

Tue 19 Aug, AT 09:34 The Mole

Tabloids and Labour MPs ask why PM is leaving for Cornwall if Islamic State is such a monstrous threat

David Cameron

Government policies will be put to the 'family test'

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Aug, AT 15:47

PM announces new measures to 'support and strengthen' family life including doubling counselling budget

 The Home Office in Marsham Street, London

Paedophile advised on Home Office children's homes report

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Aug, AT 10:46

Peter Righton, founder of Paedophile Information Exchange, now at centre of historical abuse inquiry

Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey: fifth series gets political

First Reaction Fri 15 Aug, AT 11:49

The rise of Labour threatens the upstairs way of life at Downton Abbey – but is the latest plot pure history or a bit of political spin?

The Mole

Confusion reigns as US backs down from evacuating Yazidis

Thu 14 Aug, AT 11:34 The Mole

What happens to Cameron's promise to 'get these people off that mountain'? Er… nothing, it seems

Don Brind

Labour takes 7pc lead in poll as growth fails to impress voters

Tue 12 Aug, AT 12:09 Don Brind

If Miliband can hold on to this lead, it would give him an 86-seat majority in 2015 general election

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