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- Rail delays the worst for six years, say passengers as just 40% say tickets are value for money:
One in eight passengers are unhappy with their unreliable train services at a time of inflation-busting fare rises and bumper bonuses for rail bosses in the latest survey by consumer watchdog Passenger Focus.
- Victory for families of soldiers killed in Iraq in unprotected snatch Land Rovers to sue Government the government for damages under human rights laws:
The Supreme Court ruled that relatives can sue for negligence and make claims under human rights legislation because troops were sent into danger without proper protection.
- Fears of postal chaos as Royal Mail workers vote to stop handling competitors' letters and parcels:
An overwhelming majority voted for the measure, which raises the prospect of urgent mail such as debit cards, gas bills and bank statements being abandoned at Royal Mail delivery offices.
- Nigel Evans denies fresh claims of sex crime allegations as he is released by police after questioning:
Mr Evans, 55, was interviewed by detectives about the latest allegations, involving three men in their 20s, after answering bail over earlier claims of rape and sexual assault.
- 787 Dreamliner is forced into diversion due to a technical fault in latest embarrassment for Boeing:
The United Airlines flight was diverted to Seattle as a precaution yesterday when pilots were alerted to a problem with the plane's oil filter.
- Aldi sees off Waitrose to win best supermarket award for the second time in two weeks as judges declare 'its prices don't compromise on quality':
Budget Britain shoppers are rewarding once unfashionable brands that offer low prices but deliver quality.
- Cover-up over 16 baby deaths: Health bosses ignored damning warnings on hospital neglect:
Despite multiple warnings about Morecambe Bay hospitals, a Care Quality Commission inspection gave the trust the all-clear in 2010.
- Lydia Warner, 7, makes shock recovery after mother donates part of her liver in pioneering op:
Lydia Warner, from Yorkshire, has defied the odds to beat pancreatoblastoma - a condition which affects one child every two years in the UK. Her parents were told the cancer was terminal but she has been given the all-clear after receiving part of her mother, Kate's, liver.
- Brazil protests: Even footballers condemn government for spending billions on the World Cup:
International star Hulk said he felt like joining the demonstration when they set up outside the football team's hotel room and Chelsea defender David Luiz also offered his support.
- Who will be at Duchess of Cambridge's bedside for the Royal baby's birth at St Mary's hospital?:
Prince William, 30, will still be working as a Search and Rescue pilot at RAF Valley on Anglesey, when the Duchess of Cambridge is due to give birth in mid-July.
- Royal baby's birth announcement will be displayed on an easel at Buckingham Palace:
As soon as the baby is born, a proclamation signed by doctors who delivered the boy or girl will be rushed from the ward and within minutes displayed at the gates of Buckingham Palace.
- UK weather: Thunderstorms and humidity as temperatures top 26C on hottest day of the year:
Temperatures hit 26.4C in Herstmonceux, East Sussex, making it officially the warmest day of the year so far, the Met Office said this afternoon.
- Aston Martin unveils its new £200,000 supercar with a top speed of 183mph and a soft-top that retracts as you drive so you don't miss the sun when it shines:
The sun may be only just peeking through, but it’s enough for British supercar-maker Aston Martin super-car maker to launch its blistering new £200,000 flagship soft-top.
- Royal baby gender: Kate Middleton and Prince William DON'T know the sex of their child:
The Duchess of Cambridge is planning to give birth naturally and has chosen the same private hospital where her husband was born to deliver the future baby king or queen, MailOnline can reveal today.
- Dolce and Gabbana jailed for 20 months after being convicted for £850m tax evasion:
Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana were each sentenced to one year and eight months in jail by an Italian judge for failing to declare £850million (€1billion) in income tax.
- Vatican pave the way to declaring Pope John Paul II a saint after attributing a mystery 'miracle' to him:
The Polish-born pope has been on the fast track for sainthood ever since retired Pope Benedict XVI waived the traditional five-year waiting period.
- Indian court rules that any couple who have sex are legally married... and could technically need to divorce if they wanted to sleep with someone else:
When a couple ‘indulge in sexual gratification’ this should be seen as an act of total commitment making them husband and wife, a judge at Madras High Court said.
- Thousands evacuated after explosions at Russian munitions depot storing 13million shells, with 1,500 firefighters sent to tackle the blaze:
At least 30 people were injured when the shells exploded causing huge blasts at the Chapaevsk military depot in the Samara region, in southern Russia.
- Royal baby: Inside the £10k hospital suite where Kate Middleton will give birth:
The internationally renowned wing at St Mary's in Paddington, west London, is a dedicated private facility which saw the birth of the Duchess's husband in 1982.
- Schoolboy, 12, who was fascinated by TV magician Dynamo accidentally hanged himself in his bedroom:
Charlie Kelsey-Neil, 12, who was a big fan of the street magician Dynamo, was found by a younger sibling at the family home in Canterbury, Kent. The Coroner for Medway Patricia Harding ruled his death was an accident.
- Father's grief at train 'suicide' of 18-year-old son Mert Karaoglan and school friend, 15:
The father of Mert Karaoglan, 18 (pictured), who died on the railway line in Borehamwood with his girlfriend Charleigh Disbrey, 15, said his son told him he was 'going out for an hour or two' but never returned.
- Mother whose eyes were gouged out by abusive boyfriend is attacked again as man is arrested for assault:
Mother-of-two Tina Nash, 33, of Penzance, Truro, permanently lost her sight in April 2011 when savage Shane Jenkin gouged her eyes out. Her boyfriend Roland Alli has been charged with assault
- Jeremy Forrest weeps as his lawyers reveal he will not give evidence in his defence:
Runaway schoolteacher Jeremy Forrest could be considered a paedophile who groomed his vulnerable young victim, Lewes Crown Court heard today.
- Police probe into secondary school shooting after teacher 'fired starter pistol in pupil's face':
The child taken to hospital following the incident at Le Rocquier Schoo in St Clement on the Channel Island of Jersey.
- Is this Britain's fattest dog? Mizzy the 11.4 STONE bullmastiff, whose collar fits around her vet's waist, checks into animal fit club:
Five-year-old Mizzy, from Littleover in Derby, weighs more than the average British woman and has been checked in to an animal fit club to lose more than a third of her 72kg body weight to reach her ideal size.
- Cabinet maker, 51, sues furniture company after 'homophobic campaign of abuse from colleagues who left carved "You are gay" sign on his workbench':
Mark Crowther, 51, claims he suffered years of homophobic taunts and was then made redundant by Hands of Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, when he complained about it last year.
- BBC pays £15,000 hotel bill for The Voice judge Sir Tom to stay in posh hotel:
The £695-a-night bill is being paid out of licence fee money because Sir Tom, 73, is forced to fly to London from his Los Angeles home to film the show, which reaches its climax this Saturday.
- Drunk robber who held up petrol station wearing a SEE-THROUGH plastic bag over his head jailed for two years:
A drunk robber who held up a petrol station in St Austell, Cornwall whilst wearing a see-through plastic bag over his head has been jailed for two years.
- Moors murderer Ian Brady smeared fellow patient's chair with jam and honey and remains 'chronically psychotic' says doctor:
The act was another example of Brady's constant paranoia and long-term paranoid schizophrenia, his mental health tribunal heard today.
- North Korea Mein Kampf controversy: Pyongyang threatens to destroy 'human scum' who revealed Kim's gift to officials:
The defectors claimed in the report that leader Kim Jong-un (pictured) had handed out copies of the Nazi dictator's manifesto to top officials for inspiration.
- Ed Miliband accuses government of allowing bankers to delay bonus payout until top rate of tax was cut:
New figures show a dramatic rise in the level of bonus pay in business and financial services in April, just as the top rate of tax fell from 50p to 45p.
- Husband, 33, 'battered 42-year-old wife to death with ornamental elephant after she asked for divorce':
Devendra Singh has admitted to killing Charlotte Smith, in a brutal attack in Leek, Staffordshire in September last year, but denies murder on the basis he suffered a 'loss of control'.
- Older men make better fathers and even tolerate infidelity (at least in the BEETLE world):
Burying beetles are unusual in that, like birds and mammals, both the mother and father provide food and care for their offspring, say University of Exeter researchers.
- What's YOUR risk of impotence? As our new calculator reveals, your lifestyle could to increase the chance by 85%:
EXCLUSIVE: According to our impotence calculator, a 50-year-old man who smokes and has high blood pressure has DOUBLE the risk of the average man.
- Nigel Farage sprayed with a bottle of Coke by a protester as another visit to Scotland ends holed up in a pub:
The UKIP leader was targetted by a man wielding a bottle of fizzy drink while on the campaign trail for a by-election in Aberdeen Donside.
- Incredible video shows how to fold a t-shirt in just TWO SECONDS:
The masterful technique is demonstrated by self-styled 'How To' expert Dave Hax on his YouTube account.
- She finally said yes! Retired miner Chris Green, 75, from Tamworth, Staffordshire will marry partner of 40 years Ann Turner:
Retired miner Chris Green from Tamworth, Staffordshire, dropped onto one knee in front of his partner Ann Turner, 72, at his 75th birthday party in the local pub
- Surrogate-born children are more likely to suffer depression than those carried by their real mother:
Researchers at the University of Cambridge found that children find it more difficult to cope with the idea that they were carried by another woman that that they are not biologically related to their parents.
- Shah Rukh Khan sparks controversy in India after it is revealed surrogate mother is pregnant with his son:
A complaint has alleged that Shah Rukh Khan and his wife know they are expecting a boy - despite sex determination tests being banned in India.
- A child's IQ can be determined by how much weight it gains in its first month of life:
Children who gain more weight and whose heads grow quickly during the first month of life tend to have a higher IQ when they start school.
- Is Facebook about to add video to its Instagram app?:
Rumours suggest that Facebook will add video tools to the photo-sharing app Instagram, which it bought last year. If confirmed, the new tools will compete with Vine, which lets users record and share six-second clips.
- Puya berteroniana: Exotic plant that blooms once a CENTURY flowers on hottest day of the year:
An exotic plant that flowers once in its lifetime before dying has bloomed at the Ventnor Botanic Gardens on the Isle of Wight today.
- How to avoid those dinner party squabbles: Sit your guests around a circular table and NOT a square one:
Researchers at Alberta and British Columbia universities found that sitting at a rectangular table made people more confrontational.
- £225,000 fine for TV show call centre after harassed householders with thousands of nuisance phone calls:
The BBC has portrayed the company's millionaire boss 'Big Nev Wilshire as a lovable rogue and a consumer champion. But the reality is that his staff are causing real distress.
- Pictured: Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson dining at same restaurant where he choked her:
Last Sunday, a day after these photographs were taken, the celebrity chef walked out on the 70-year-old multi-millionaire, and has not been seen publicly since.
- Female student, 18, faced exclusion from college for 'bringing it into disrepute' after accusing three men of sexual assault:
The alleged victim said the men led her back to her room in a hall of residence at Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire, and engaged in group sex. Pictured is one of the accused, Thomas Price, 21, from Rotherham.
- Men don't stand a chance with women if under 6ft: Bad luck for Tom Cruise, Daniel Radcliffe, Jack Black and Seth Green:
Tom Cruise, Daniel Radcliffe, Jack Black, Seth Green and Macauley Culkin should probably visit their nearest outlet the next time they're interested in wooing a lady friend.
- Italian Supreme Court rules Meredith Kercher murder was a sex game gone wrong and order Amanda Knox back for trial:
The Supreme Court said the ruling was full of 'deficiencies, contradictions and illogical' conclusions and ordered the new appeals court to look at all the evidence.
- Ex-mistress sacked as 'foul' tycoon's PA after his wife discovered affair is in line for big payout as tribunal warns his 'behaviour has no place in a 21st Century office':
The chief executive must now pay compensation to his former PA (pictured) who won her unfair dismissal claim at Central London Employment Tribunal.
- Cannabis-smoking father Simon Redclift is banned from his own SHED by judge:
Simon Redclift, 53, of Dinas Powys, near Cardiff, will be in breach of bail conditions if he enters the custom-built wooden shed at the bottom of his garden.
- Couple who suffered SEVEN miscarriages and stillbirths over 10 years finally take home their 'miracle baby':
Sara and Chris Sills, both 39, from North Yorkshire, lost seven babies before Mrs Sills was fitted with a cervical stitch. This allowed her to carry baby Mabel.
- Boris Johnson is a rock and roll star: Music fans help boost Tory poll rating if London mayor was leader:
With the London Mayor as leader 36 per cent of people would back the Tories, compared to 30 per cent with the Prime Minister at the helm, according to a new survey.
- Rick Stein, two rival fish and chip shops and a bitter battle of the signs that has left behind a very bad taste:
A furious row has broken out in the small Scottish town of Oban, as two rival restaurants claim the famous Cornish chef believes their fish and chips is the best he has ever tasted.
- Labour frontbencher opposed to unqualified teachers boasts of taking lessons himself (and he is only a TV historian):
Tristram Hunt used a newspaper interview to reveal he regularly takes charge of classrooms, including teaching about the Spanish Armada.
- British McDonald¿s worker falls 130ft to his death from tenth floor balcony on holiday in Bulgaria:
Shaun Davies, 19, from Llanelli, was found dead beneath his balcony by his friends after falling to his death at the Sunny Beach resort on Sunday.
- Catholic cleric to call for dads to be given more recognition for the role they play in shaping society:
In a speech in London today, the Archbishop of Westminster, the Most Rev Vincent Nichols, pictured, will praise fathers for their role in reducing crime rates, helping improve their children's school grades and social behaviour.
- Dave Prentis accuses Kate Middleton of being a 'young woman having babies to get state handouts':
Dave Prentis, leader of Unison which has given £4million to Ed Miliband's Labour party, took aim at the Duchess of Cambridge during a speech attacking welfare cuts.
- 'Jail reckless bankers': Failed bosses could also lose right to claim bonuses for up to ten years:
The new criminal offence would make sure that top executives paid for their 'shocking and widespread malpractice', the Parliamentary Commission on Banking Standards said.
- DAILY MAIL COMMENT: A disgraceful way to reward our heroes:
What truly disgusting timing. On the very day when Afghanistan takes control of its own security, after 12 thankless years of conflict, the MoD sends out redundancy notices to 4,500 soldiers.
- EPHRAIM HARDCASTLE: All is forgiven after Viscount Linley swipe at Princess Michael:
Prince Michael of Kent and his wife, Princess Michael, rode in the third carriage at the Royal Ascot parade. With them, Princess Margaret’s son, Viscount Linley, and his wife, Serena. What a charming foursome.
- ANDREW ALEXANDER: Bad luck, fear and history's gravest lesson:
By the end of the war in 1918, eight million had died, all because a driver had taken the wrong turning. Or, was it because a great conflict was historically overdue? Writes ANDREW ALEXANDER.
- Council defends poster campaign for cleaner streets showing a child eating dog mess:
Bristol City Council claims the poster showing a child eating dog mess next to the words: 'Children will put anything in their mouths' has helped encourage dog owners to clean up after their animals.
- Global consumption of spirits is climbing thanks to China's thirsty middle classes - but Russia leads the way in vodka:
Almost 28billion litres of spirits were drunk globally last year - an increase of 2 per cent - although this was a far smaller rise than 2011, when volumes went up by 7 per cent, figures revealed.
- Dangerous inmate escaped from prison after he stabbed himself and was taken to hospital where he was sprung by gunman:
Dangerous Garry Cowan, 44, held a replica handgun to a female prison officer's head as she accompanied Andrew Farndon to hospital in January last year and threatened to shoot her if he was not released.
- Labour politician admits an affair... with an ALIEN! Father-of-three talks of his belief in extra-terrestial life and claims he fathered a love child with one:
Married father-of-three Simon Parkes, who represents Stakesby on Whitby Town Council, said his wife had rowed with him after revealing he had a child called Zarka with an alien he refers to as the Cat Queen.
- £10billion pothole backlog: Road network could be 'brought to its knees' by bad weather, bosses say:
They said swathes of local roads could become unusable if there was more flooding or another severe winter. The Local Government Association warned of a £10.5billion repairs backlog and a 'spiral of decline'.
- Abortion should not be used as a contraceptive, says Lord Steel, father of 1967 act that legalised the practice:
Lord Steel, who introduced the 1967 Bill which legalised the practice, said it was 'thoroughly undesirable' that 36 per cent of terminations are now to those who have already had at least one abortion.
- Wealthy mother sues solicitor for £15m claiming his mistakes cost her huge divorce package after split from 'unfaithful husband':
Caroline Mathiesen, 51 (pictured), is claiming in the High Court that the lawyer failed to stop her husband paying himself up to £2million-a-year from the family business.
- Emeli Sandé and Jessie J to perform at concert to mark 20th anniversary of Stephen Lawrence's murder:
Doreen Lawrence said Stephen's love of music had encouraged her to organise a one-off concert featuring artists including Plan B, Tinie Tempah, Jessie J and Emeli Sandé (pictured).
- Did Stuart Hall's victims relive their agony just for this? YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN says Hall's lenient sentence shows judges learnt nothing from Savile:
After pleading guilty to indecent assaults on 13 girls, Stuart Hall got a mere 15 months: the equivalent of just over one month for each victim. What a pitifully inadequate jail term.
- Osborne fires starting gun on big banks sell-off: Chancellor vows to get taxpayers' money back from RBS and Lloyds:
George Osborne revealed he will use his Mansion House speech tomorrow to set out his plan for recouping the £66billion spent rescuing the stricken banks in 2008.
- Woman living on water-only diet stops on day 47 after realizing she could be encouraging others to 'starve to death':
Naveena Shine, 65, from Redmond, Seattle, stopped eating on May 3 in a bid to explore breatharianism - the concept that food is not necessary and sunlight provides all of the nourishment the body needs.
- Bride-to-be organised dream wedding in just 10 DAYS after her boyfriend was diagnosed with stomach cancer and given just months to live:
With the help of family and friends, it took just over a week to organise the rural church wedding in Warwickshire that Chris, 41, and Charlotte Clark, 30, had dreamed of.
- Toddlers start using 'little words' to form basic sentences far earlier than we realise:
Dr Cristina Dye at Newcastle University found that two and three-year-olds start using grammar and 'little words', such as a, an, can, is, and an, much earlier than previously realised.
- Shocking picture that 'shows two on-duty carers asleep in £580 a week home for the elderly after turning off elderly patients' alarms so they wouldn't be disturbed':
Titilayo Ajala from Milton Keynes and Henretta Offae from Derby were working a night shift at Westlands care home in Olney, near Milton Keynes, when they allegedly turned off the alarms of 19 patients and went to sleep.
- Losing weight not only makes you healthier, it can also boost your MEMORY:
Researchers at Umea University, in Sweden, found that older, obese women who lose weight through dieting triggered changes in their brain activity which improved their memory.
- 85-year-old bride proves that you are never too old to find love as she walks the aisle with man she met in sheltered accommodation:
Phyllis Cook, 85, from Canterbury, walked down the aisle in a smart skirt and blouse to tie the knot with groom John Plommer, 86.
- Warning over danger of falling toilet seats which send more than 1,000 boys and men to hospital every year:
University of California researchers found that the number of emergency room visits for toilet-related injuries to the penis soared by 100 visits each year between 2002 and 2010.
- Stunning beach graced by Gwyneth Paltrow in Shakespeare In Love bans nudists after becoming 'a haven for swingers and perverts':
Naturists are being told to cover up on the nationally-renowned sands at Holkham, near Wells, north Norfolk, after complaints about lewd and anti-social behaviour.
- G8 summit: Britain could get £10billion boost from trade deal between US and Europe:
David Cameron and Barack Obama ditched their neckware to announce the start of formal talks of a trade deal at the start of the G8 summit, in contrast to their visit to a local school.
- Clarifications and corrections: Children expelled from school for sexual misconduct:
If you wish to report an inaccuracy, please write to the Readers' Editor, Daily Mail, Northcliffe House, 2 Derry Street, London W8 5TT or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- 'Labour's school policy is so tortured they should send in the UN to end the suffering': Michael Gove takes swipe at opposition:
The Education Secretary accused Labour bungling its new policy to appease the unions, after the party's Stephen Twigg announced he would back parent-led new schools.
- Google develops tagging system to find and delete vile child abuse images from the web:
After a raft of criticism for failing to do enough to block access to internet porn, the global internet firm is to use hashtag technology to combat the tide of online filth.
- Clegg attacks benefits for wealthy pensioners saying taxpayers shouldn't fund heating bills for ex-pats living in sunnier countries:
The Deputy Prime Minister said more cuts would have to be made to benefits - but he warned the Liberal Democrats would not allow the poorest to be targetd first.
- EU Referendum: 'Quit Europe' vote more likely after Cameron agrees to change referendum question:
Voters will now be asked if the UK should ‘be’ in the EU, rather than ‘remain’ in the EU. The referendum is due to be held by the end of 2017.
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- Patrick Mercer investigation puts parliamentary groups under scrutiny:
The system allowing MPs to set up special interest groups in Parliament has come under scrutiny following the disclosure that Patrick Mercer formed such an organisation for Fiji after being paid thousands of pounds by lobbyists.
- Cash for questions: Patrick Mercer no stranger to controversy:
Cash for questions: From 'racist' rows to an alleged affair, Patrick Mercer MP, who has resigned from the Conservative party following a Telegraph investigation, is no stranger to controversy
- Cash for questions: security fears over pass 'sold to lobbyist':
Cash for questions: Revelation Patrick Mercer offered bogus lobbyist security card likely to prompt review of pass system.
- Cash for questions: how the deal was sealed with Patrick Mercer:
Cash for questions: As the Conservative MP strode into what he thought was a lobbying company, the offer on the table was clear.
- Cash for questions: the brutality behind Fiji's idyllic image:
Cash for questions: Fiji may look like an island paradise, but it and its Commonwealth membership was chosen as the subject of the lobbying investigation because it is an undeserving cause for back-bench MPs.
- Cash for questions: scandal that should have changed face of British politics:
Cash for questions: Almost two decades ago, the cash for questions scandal triggered a change in parliamentary rules and was supposed to alter politics in Britain forever.
- Exposed: deal that sank cash for questions MP Mercer:
Cash for questions: A senior Conservative MP is today exposed for abusing his position by tabling parliamentary questions and motions - and offering lobbyists a security pass for the House of Commons - after being paid thousands of pounds.
- Cash for questions: two years and £130,000 before disgraced MP can be voted out:
Cash for questions: Patrick Mercer's decision to remain an MP until 2015 will raise further questions about removing MPs from Parliament, as the disgraced former shadow minister stands to receive more than £130,000 from taxpayers.
- Cash for questions: Cameron's prediction on lobbying scandal comes true:
Cash for questions: David Cameron warned more than three years ago that lobbying was the "next big scandal waiting to happen" but he has failed to act on the issue.
- Patrick Mercer MP signed a contract with a bogus lobbying company, undercover photographs show:
Patrick Mercer, the Tory MP who has resigned from the Conservative Party, signed a contract with a bogus lobbying company, undercover photographs disclose.
- Patrick Mercer resignation: Tory MP 'once said he loathed David Cameron':
Patrick Mercer has been the Conservative MP for Newark since 2001. The son of the Bishop of Exeter, he went to King's School, Chester, before reading History at Oxford University.
- Patrick Mercer MP resigns over lobbying scandal:
Patrick Mercer has dramatically resigned from the Conservative Party after being confronted by The Telegraph.
- Shaun Bailey, the Prime Minister's only black aide, was 'frozen out by David Cameron's clique':
Exclusive: Shaun Bailey alleged that he was pushed out of Downing Street by the Prime Minister's "clique" of Old Etonion aides.
- Nigel Evans: Minister prepared to speak to police about sexual assault allegation:
Senior Tory minister will speak to police after being told four years ago about allegation of "inappropriate sexual behaviour".
- Nigel Evans: Friends back claim that scar was caused by Reiki massage:
Senior Tory minister will speak to police after being told four years ago about allegation of "inappropriate sexual behaviour".
- Nigel Evans: Deputy Speaker accused of rape was interviewed four years ago about 'inappropriate sexual behaviour':
Nigel Evans, the Deputy Speaker of the House of Commons, was interviewed by senior Conservatives four years ago about an allegation of "inappropriate sexual behaviour".
- Pay no tax, live abroad... and get a UK pension:
Taxpayers are funding state pensions for hundreds of thousands of people who live abroad and have never paid tax in this country, a minister has disclosed.
- Islamist extremists admit planning gun and bomb attack on far-right EDL rally:
Six Muslim terrorists have admitted planning to attack a rally by the far-right English Defence League with homemade bombs, guns and knives.
- Tory MPs prepare to attack Coalition over plan to reduce size of the Army:
Group of backbenchers attempts to block plan to boost part-time soldiers at expense of regulars.
- Margaret Thatcher is 'one of us' in death, Bishop of London tells funeral:
Baroness Thatcher is "one of us" in death irrespective of politics, the Bishop of London told mourners at her funeral.
- London Bishop attacks 'appallingly sycophantic' eulogies to Margaret Thatcher:
The Deputy Bishop of London has broken ranks over the death of Baroness Thatcher hitting out at what he called a "tide of eulogy and propaganda" and the "suppression of dissent".
- Baroness Thatcher 'gave us a backbone' - Lord Carey leads religious leaders' tributes:
Baroness Thatcher gave Britain "a backbone" and "brought back respect", the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey said.
- Baroness Thatcher 'gave us a backbone' - Lord Carey leads churchmen's tributes:
Baroness Thatcher gave Britain "a backbone" and "brought back respect", the former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey said.
- Cardinal O'Brien makes 'sexual conduct 'admission as new gay accusations emerge:
Cardinal Keith O'Brien, formerly the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the UK, signalled that he did make homosexual advances towards young men.
- 'Miserly' social care will benefit one pensioner in five:
Fewer than one person in five who requires nursing home care will benefit from government reforms due to be announced today, an analysis found.