The home secretary, Theresa May, is facing defeat next week over her plan to place a legal duty on universities to prevent students being drawn into terrorism and to ban extremist speakers.
Ed Miliband will promise today that if a Labour government is elected in May it will put a home rule bill for Scotland before parliament in its first 100 days.
Hundreds of millions of pounds of British public funds have been handed over without proper scrutiny to an aid agency accused of funding international criminals, according to a report published on Thursday by parliament’s spending watchdog.
YouGov’s latest polls for the Sun have put the Conservatives ahead, following a string of marginal Labour leads.
Northern Ireland’s two biggest parties, the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Féin, are separately considering legal action over broadcasters’ refusal to allow them to take part in two televised election debates.
The Green party’s flagship economic policy, the £72 a week “citizen’s income”, would hit the poorest hardest unless it was made more complicated by including a means-tested element, the leading advocate of the policy has conceded.
Ed Miliband is facing a backlash by Tony Blair supporters who have warned that his plans for the NHS risk playing into Tory hands and could lead to repeating the campaign mistakes of 1992 when Labour lost the general election.
During a 10-minute delay to the start of the hearing, the sound of laughter could clearly be heard from inside the committee room by those waiting in the corridor outside.
A register for lobbyists who contact ministers and senior civil servants will be introduced within the next 10 weeks, according to the government’s new lobbying tsar, in spite of criticism that it will be unfair and riddled with loopholes.
YouGov's poll for the Sunday Times suggests that the three men could have bright futures.
Boris Johnson has accused David Cameron of “what looks like collusion” with big business leaders to win their support for the remain campaign in exchange for favourable consideration in the awarding of government contracts.
Nigel Farage has had a furious row in a live debate with Peter Mandelson, after he claimed that New Labour had encouraged immigration to “rub our noses in diversity”.
Labour members who are excluded from the party for antisemitism should not automatically be banned for life, an internal party inquiry has recommended, raising the prospect that Ken Livingstone could be readmitted following his claim that Hitler supported Zionism.