Michael Ashcroft, the former Conservative party deputy chairman who upset Downing Street with his recent biography of David Cameron, has spent 18 days in intensive care in the US after suffering liver and renal failure.
George Osborne has fended off Conservative MPs anxious at proposed cuts to tax credits at a private meeting of party’s 1922 backbench committee, by insisting the changes have to go ahead and warning that if he had not acted then £15bn worth of spending cuts would have to be found elsewhere.
Norman Warner, a Labour health minister between 2003 and 2007, became the first Jeremy Corbyn-era Labour parliamentarian to resign the whip, saying Labour is no longer “a credible party of government-in-waiting”.
A tense round of negotiations is to be held at senior levels in Whitehall over the next month as a series of cabinet ministers fight Treasury plans to produce departmental savings of £20bn in next month’s spending review.
China is on the road to recovery. Or maybe it isn’t, at least not for some time, say the contradictory reports on the world’s second-largest economy.
Shoppers are set to benefit from their favourite fruit, vegetables and salad staying fresher for longer, under an initiative by the UK’s biggest supermarket to slash food waste.
You don't necessarily think of Warren Buffett as a guy with bad luck, but IBM earnings keep doing him wrong.
Facebook’s iPhone app is consuming large amounts of battery charge even when it is not open, users have complained.
A major drive is to be launched against “entryist” infiltration of the public sector, charities and businesses by Islamist and other extremists as a key part of the government’s new counter-extremist strategy.
A Conservative MP who spent the first three months of this year working as a barrister in a high-profile trial of a Sun journalist, earned more than £800,000 from his second job in the past two years.
Daniel Sturridge got his first goals since returning from injury in the Premier League win over Aston Villa at the weekend.
Twickenham, Wembley and the Olympic Stadium have all been considered, but an agreement is proving hard to reach.
It was another humbling Champions League evening for the English representatives.