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Cameron makes £100m U-turn on F-35 aircraft carrier jets

One-Minute Read
Thu 10 May, AT 15:00

Humiliating turnaround for Cameron as Ministry of Defence reverts to Labour’s original plan

If we must reform House of Lords, ban the main parties from it

Point of View
Wed 9 May, AT 12:02

The upper house is far more cosmopolitan than the House of Commons. Here's how we could keep it that way


Phone hacking: culture committee pulls punches despite Labour pressure

Tue 1 May, AT 08:07
The Mole

MPs hold back from naming names. But are they being legally prudent - or protecting Cameron?


'No doubt' ministerial code was breached in Hunt-BSkyB affair

Mon 30 Apr, AT 08:45
The Mole

Pressure builds on David Cameron to call an inquiry after former Cabinet Secretary gives damning verdict

Failure to relax planning rules risks a boom and bust to come

Thu 29 Mar, AT 09:43
Richard Ehrman

Nimby mentality means the planning system won’t be able to cope when the economy picks up

John Bercow and the Queen

Bercow causes outrage with tribute to 'kaleidoscope Queen'

Media Watch
Tue 20 Mar, AT 15:54

Controversy as Speaker's Westminster introduction takes longer than Queen's speech

Eric Joyce

Labour MP Eric Joyce arrested after brawl in Commons bar

One-Minute Read
Thu 23 Feb, AT 09:01

Scots MP alleged to have headbutted and punched Tory Stuart Andrew in Strangers Bar

Wootton Bassett funeral procession

Why it’s right to stop the Army funeral processions

Fri 8 Jul, AT 08:22
Crispin Black

The Wootton Bassett processions are very recent - for years soldiers were buried where they fell