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    1. August 24, 2014

      Cameron under pressure to take tougher action on extremists

      David Cameron came under pressure from Boris Johnson on Monday to take tougher action against Britons who fight with...

    2. April 11, 2014

      Celebrity sex case acquittals raise questions for CPS

      Acquittals of famous figures on sex charges, culminating in the clearing of former House of Commons deputy Speaker Nigel...

    1. April 6, 2014

      Davis calls for action on tech sector

      Technology companies could be driven out of Britain by the government surveillance activities exposed by Edward Snowden,...

    2. November 21, 2013

      Treasury should have spotted Co-op weakness says Davis

      The Treasury has been accused by a senior Tory MP of missing warnings that the Co-op bank’s bid to buy 630 Lloyds bank...

    3. October 18, 2013

      Vintage fashion draws record prices at auction

      Could the most lucrative investment portfolio you own be hiding in your closet? Important fashion items from the 20th...

    4. August 8, 2013

      Brokers fined over Reliance share price manipulation

      The UK financial regulator has fined two advisers and is planning enforcement action against a third in three cases all...

    5. June 7, 2013

      Cameron under pressure over spying claims report

      GCHQ, the UK security service in charge of telecommunications, is preparing a report on the US Prism spy programme,...

    6. June 3, 2013

      UK energy minister attacks climate sceptics as bill set for vote

      Ed Davey sought to prove he remained committed to the green agenda on Monday as the energy secretary prepared for a Commons...

    7. March 13, 2013

      UK alcohol pricing plans in disarray

      David Cameron’s plans to make retailers charge a minimum price for alcohol are in disarray as senior Conservatives openly...

    8. March 1, 2013

      Eastleigh result set to reverberate

      There were two winners in the Eastleigh by-election and two big losers on a night of high political tension. The lessons...

    9. February 27, 2013

      Tories face ‘crisis’ if poor result in Eastleigh

      David Cameron will face a “crisis” if the Conservatives come third in the Eastleigh by-election behind the Liberal Democrats...

    10. February 5, 2013

      Mistrust and anger fester among Tories

      David Cameron’s problems with his party have at their heart a simple fact: his failure to win an outright Tory majority at...

    11. December 19, 2012

      Second arrest in ‘plebgate’ probe

      A second man has been arrested as part of the inquiry into the Downing Street row which led to the resignation of Andrew...

    12. December 12, 2012

      Roche pressed to refund UK

      Roche, the Swiss pharmaceuticals group, is coming under pressure to reimburse £500m paid by the government for stockpiles of...

    13. December 7, 2012

      Tories dig in for defence battle

      Conservative MPs are preparing to do battle with George Osborne in the run-up to next year’s spending review over defence...

    14. November 25, 2012

      Johnson warns against ‘in-out’ EU vote

      Boris Johnson has distanced himself from rightwing Tory calls for an “in-out” referendum on Britain’s EU membership in...

    15. October 10, 2012

      Downing St caught in BAE-EADS crossfire

      Downing Street was caught in the crossfire from the collapse of the BAE-EADS talks as Tory MPs questioned why the coalition...

    16. October 7, 2012

      Conference notebook: the enemy within

      ● For those Tories looking to vent their spleen at their Liberal Democrat coalition partners, it seems that Vince Cable has...

    17. October 5, 2012

      MPs urge Cameron to veto BAE-EADS deal

      David Cameron suffered a large-scale revolt on Friday after 45 Conservative MPs signed a letter demanding that the prime...

    18. October 4, 2012

      BAE tie-up bad for UK, warns Darling

      Alistair Darling has made a forceful intervention in the plans by EADS to combine with BAE Systems, saying British interests...

    19. September 20, 2012

      Deficit battle blazes trail for big decisions

      Nothing is more important to the coalition than its central mission to rectify Britain’s public finances. But as the latest...

    20. September 20, 2012

      When the personal becomes political

      British entertainer Max Bygraves, who died this month, had a catchphrase of “I wanna tell you a story”. However,...

    21. Westminster Blog

      September 18, 2012

      David Davis issues fierce criticism of the BAE-Eads merger

      David Davis has added his weight to mounting Conservative criticism of the BAE-EADS merger as the two companies held a...

    22. September 17, 2012

      Tory critics of BAE-EADS become louder

      David Davis has added his weight to mounting Conservative criticism of the BAE-EADS merger as the two companies held a...

    23. September 12, 2012

      Psychodrama hears Conservative voices

      The movie Psycho is remembered best for its shower scene. But for me, it was always the terrifying denouement when Lila...

    24. September 5, 2012

      Act on the real causes of UK woes, Mr Osborne

      When George Osborne is already faced with a cacophony of unsolicited advice on kick-starting the economy, I am wary to offer...

    25. September 3, 2012

      Reshuffle pulls Cameron in two directions

      David Cameron’s opening move of his first significant reshuffle was to appoint as chief whip one of the few ministers likely...

    26. September 2, 2012

      Cameron seeks fresh growth strategy

      David Cameron will this week attempt to inject life into Britain’s stagnant economy and fend off growing Tory criticism of...

    27. June 14, 2012

      Move to ease fears over police ‘snoop’ plans

      Theresa May has sought to damp criticism of her plans to give police and intelligence services more powers to access...

    28. June 10, 2012

      Osborne told to stop blaming eurozone

      George Osborne has been warned by Tory MPs not to use the eurozone crisis as “an alibi” for Britain’s poor economic...

    29. May 22, 2012

      Court rules prisoners have right to vote

      Prisoners in the UK must be given the right to vote but ministers will have some latitude in deciding which inmates this...

    30. Westminster Blog

      May 7, 2012

      Parliament refuses to reveal cost of Lords reform

      The House of Lords authorities are refusing to hand over officials’ estimates of how much it will cost taxpayers to replace...

    31. May 6, 2012

      Cameron faces clamour from party right

      David Cameron will this week try to relaunch the coalition with a commitment to focus on the economy, but risks being...

    32. FT Alphaville

      April 4, 2012

      Hannam, spun

      Just when we were considering launching the Ian Hannam is Innocent OK? campaign, this crosses our radar… The former JP...

    33. April 4, 2012

      Hannam is clearly a victim of injustice

      Shortly before I became chairman of the Future of Banking Commission, I interviewed a leading City lawyer about the causes...

    34. April 2, 2012

      Data watchdog joins email ‘snooping’ row

      The data protection watchdog has weighed into a row over planned government surveillance of email, Skype calls and social...

    35. April 1, 2012

      Senior Tory attacks proposed internet law

      Conservative and Liberal Democrat MPs have criticised government proposals for legislation that would force internet service...

    36. April 1, 2012

      Office, not upbringing, is what turns politicians into targets

      When I arrived in Berlin in 1994 the newspapers were full of articles about a debilitating condition known as...

    37. March 30, 2012

      Petrol and pasties dent Cameron’s image

      When voters think of David Cameron, Conservative strategists want two words to spring to mind: tough and fair. But after a...

    38. March 16, 2012

      The Diary: Jan Dalley

      If you find yourself sitting next to a stranger at some function, and the conversation is less than sparkling, try saying...

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