US President speaks out during interview – but White House insists it 'deeply' values UK's contributions
Nobel laureate fails to overturn military ruling blocking her from becoming leader
Women in Europe still under-represented in corridors of power, with only three countries approaching equal numbers
Chancellor hails £8bn increase in revenues from high earners, sparking speculation of further cuts in Budget
Freedom of Information Act requests have exposed everything from expenses scandal to hunt for Nessie
Employment minister's hardline stances and unabashed Thatcherism have made her a leader of the 'new Right'
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Camila Batmanghelidjh and government ministers criticised in MPs' report into collapse of children's charity
Islamic law forbidding alcohol in force at proposed temporary home for Parliament
Watchdog gives its support to ban if the wearing of niqab or other face-covering veil harms education
Domestic violence victim and family of disabled teenager win legal challenges against policy
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Tory grandee was one of Thatcher's 'closest confidants', but career was overshadowed by affair with secretary
Prime Minister brushes off claim, but admits UK offers training and advice to Saudi troops