The leaders of Syria's western-backed opposition are to unveil plans on Wednesday to rapidly move hundreds of millions of dollars worth of humanitarian aid into the most deprived areas of the country.
Republican congressional leaders have sent a new proposal to the White House as part of the negotiations aimed at preventing America being forced over the fiscal cliff on January 1.
David Cameron has an unlikely taste in music – he's the first Tory PM to dig the Smiths, for instance – but we rarely thought he was making much of it up.
The unfolding controversy over a future independent Scotland's status within Europe has reached a crisis point for the Scottish government: in the dispute with commission president José Manuel Barroso, the credibility of a significant chunk of its case is at stake.
The Scottish deputy first minister has accepted opposition demands for an emergency statement to the Holyrood parliament after José Manuel Barroso indicated that an independent Scotland would have no automatic right to inherit any of the UK's EU opt-outs.
Labour has gone further than before to suggest it will vote against the government's three-year benefits squeeze as it went on the offensive and claimed the measures would jeopardise dozens of Tory MPs in marginal seats.
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David Cameron has moved to calm his dramatic row with Boris Johnson over the EU referendum, but faced fresh tensions with Eurosceptic ministers and his first direct call from a Tory MP to stand down if he loses the referendum.
After almost a year of protracted negotiations, and a week of apparent impasse, an agreement has been reached between the Scottish and UK governments on the future funding of Holyrood following the further devolution of tax and welfare powers.
An impassioned cry almost drowned out the sound of Formula One cars coming back to life at the Circuit de Catalunya, as Christian Horner, the Red Bull team principal, implored the sport to save itself at a meeting in Geneva on Tuesday afternoon.