Looking at the news and opinion out of London each day.
Occupy Wall Street is right – a rash of bites showed me how private healthcare keeps Americans cowed and compliant
Yvette Cooper is waiting in the wings should the eurozone survive and the Labour leader run out of friends
David Cameron receives an opinion poll boost on Sunday as he prepares for a showdown with Conservative eurosceptics over Britain’s future in a “two-speed” European Union.
Wouldn’t it be nice if just for once a political leader wasn’t trying to look like Tony Blair?
Today’s version of political optimism is not to promise the earth, but to safeguard what we have.
This photograph reminds me not just of the 80s, but the birth of the coalition – when Gove prompted hopes of a new kind of Tory
It is cruel to depict a living human being in fallible old age, but the new film of Margaret Thatcher, starring Meryl Streep, lifts her above political controversy and turns her into a cultural icon.
‘Luxury’ sugar-filled goods such as $5 Starbucks coffees and cakes are being purchased using food stamps, an investigation has revealed.
Britain will call for stronger economic sanctions on Iran at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Brussels on Thursday after the storming of its embassy in Tehran, Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Thursday.
Starbucks plans to create up to 5,000 jobs over the next five years as it expands its drive-through business in the UK.
‘Green policies will only be adopted if they do not cost the voter – not so much the Tories ditching the huskies as catching a ride with them only if they are going their way’
Olli Rehn, EU economic affairs commissioner, says the choice is between deeper integration and Europe falling apart
They have made millions from living their lives in the public eye thanks to their reality television shows.
There was once a Conservative Prime Minister who, by holding public spending steady, allowed the economy to grow faster than the government. Although there were no net cuts, the private sector outgrew the public.
Our panellists dissect the chancellor’s speech on the state of the British economy
The Coalition must restore Britain’s reputation as an outward-looking trading nation, says Mark Field.
David Cameron calls Wednesday’s strikes the ‘height of irresponsibility’. In fact they are a basic democratic necessity
George Osborne has insisted there is no “quick fix” to Britain’s debt problems as he promised to invest for the long-term.