Boyack has tax move 'reservations'

One of the candidates to become the new leader of Scottish Labour has expressed "reservations" about the full devolution of income tax powers to ...

Clarke warns PM on benefits block

David Cameron has been warned that barring European Union (EU) nationals from claiming benefits in Britain would be "totally discriminatory" as he ...

Tebbit criticises PM's EU stance

The Prime Minister has not handled misgivings among the public over Britain's relationship with the European Union in a "sensible way", a Tory peer ...

Abuse claims 'tip of the iceberg'

The allegations of child sex abuse at public institutions that have emerged so far are just the "tip of the iceberg", Theresa May has warned.

Terror threat on rise: Hogan-Howe

Security services have foiled "four or five" terrorist plots this year and the threat is increasing, Britain's top policeman has warned.

Labour 'culturally adrift' - Lammy

A senior Labour backbencher has warned that the party is "culturally adrift" from its own core supporters in the wake of the snobbery row.

Gum companies urged to aid clean-up

Chewing gum manufacturers must help pay the multimillion-pound bill for cleaning up discarded pieces, councils have said.

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British player wins Scrabble title

A British Scrabble champion today clinched the world title when he won a best-of-five showdown against a US opponent by three games to one.

Tebbit criticises PM's EU stance

The Prime Minister has not handled misgivings among the public over Britain's relationship with the European Union in a "sensible way", a Tory peer ...

Abuse claims 'tip of the iceberg'

The allegations of child sex abuse at public institutions that have emerged so far are just the "tip of the iceberg", Theresa May has warned.

'Alarm bells ringing' in A&E wards

Concerns have been raised over delays in the publication of reports expected to highlight the pressure hospitals in England are facing this winter.

Kidman relishing villain's role

Oscar-winning beauty Nicole Kidman was among the stars to brave the pouring rain at the premiere of Paddington the movie today.

Winkleman welcomed back on Strictly

Claudia Winkleman received a warm welcome and managed to hold off the tears as she returned to presenting Strictly Come Dancing.

MH17 recovery operation completed

Work to recover wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which was downed over Ukraine with the loss of 298 lives including 10 Britons, has now ...