The government must do more to ensure the data released under its „transparency agenda” is accessible and easy to understand, MPs say.
A special scheme to prompt lenders to make more money available to firms and households starts on Wednesday.
David Cameron is to announce the setting-up of a £10m science research centre on the site of the Olympic drug-testing laboratories.
A DUP politician has attended a gay pride event in Belfast – a first for a party which is known for its outspoken opposition to homosexuality.
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London Mayor Boris Johnson invites News Corporation chief Rupert Murdoch to attend the Olympics on Friday.
Falkirk MP Eric Joyce is fined £600 for cutting off an electronic tag, in breach of a community order.
The UK Foreign Office Minister Alistair Burt said it was „very difficult to tell” who was in charge of the Syrian city of Aleppo.
Education services on Anglesey are put into special measures, as the education minister says he is very concerned at what is being delivered across local government.
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Individuals had less disposable income to spend in the first three months of the year than during any quarter since 2003, figures show.
The bid to reform the House of Lords dated back to 50 years before Nick Clegg was born, says former party president Lord Rennard.
The Office of Fair Trading is looking at the takeover by the biggest commercial radio group in the country, Global Radio, of the Guardian Media Group’s radio interests, for £70 million. The independent radio consultant Grant Goddard and Trevor Dann, former chief executive of the Radio Academy, debate the future of local radio.
The Deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland, Martin McGuinness, says the Claudy bombings of 1972 were ‚indefensible and appalling’.
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The government’s strategy for improving broadband in the UK has been criticised as „misguided” in a parliamentary report. Ed Vaizey, Minister for Culture, Communications and the Creative Industries, responds to the criticism.
The chief executive of the NHS in Wales points to „enormous progress” in the health service but says too many patients are waiting on trolleys for emergency care.
The number of households needing emergency accommodation in England rose by about 25% over the past three years, figures suggest.
The government’s broadband strategy risks leaving many communities behind, by focusing on speed over reach, says a House of Lords committee.
A survey by the charity Scope suggests many disabled people feel media coverage about benefit cheats has a negative impact on them.
David Cameron tells overseas investors that „now is the time” to back the UK’s art, film, television, music and literature.
Syria’s most senior diplomat in the UK is resigning from his London post over his government’s „violent and oppressive” actions, the Foreign Office says.
Stormont is seeking people’s views on plans to cut support grants for some teenagers in Northern Ireland in order to help those from low-income families stay in education.
The attorney general intervenes to temporarily block the first piece of legislation passed by the Welsh assembly under year-old law-making powers.
The number of people admitted to Welsh hospitals with heart disease, respiratory conditions and diabetes has fallen „significantly”, new figures suggest.
Syrian government forces step up their assault on rebel-held areas of the second city, Aleppo, using artillery, ground forces and helicopter gunships.