George Osborne has frozen public sector pay and cut public sector jobs but in the last two years the public sector pay bill has gone up, despite pay freezes.
Officials investigating the devastating flood which overwhelmed a Denbighshire estate say the defences appear to have met planning conditions.
The parents of persistent truants in Wales could be prosecuted if they fail to pay fines of £60 rising to £120.
The government announces £120m of funding for flood defences, as much of Britain faces the aftermath of the recent wet weather.
Victims of press intrusion and phone hacking urge the government to fully implement the Leveson Inquiry’s recommendations on newspaper regulation.
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The Press Complaints Commission chairman said people need to „calm down for a moment, read it all through and then unite on the common ground” in the Leveson Report on press standards.
UKIP are taking over as the by-election protest party
A farming union says the Welsh government should apologise for complaining about a soap opera where a character criticised its decision to halt a badger cull.
Times columnist David Aaronovitch drew on the chill in the air – both in the weather and between the PM and his deputy over the Leveson Report – for a winter roundup of the political week’s news.
The White House confirms that US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to visit Northern Ireland.
Sir David Frost says Henry Kissinger did not speak to him for 20 years after a misunderstanding about a TV interview.
The UK suspends aid to Rwanda worth £21m, amid concerns about the country’s role in the conflict in Democratic Republic of Congo.
Broadcaster Anne Diamond Sunday Times Magazine editor Sarah Baxter go head-to-head on the competing calls for press regulation as the Leveson Report is published.
The newspaper industry must act urgently to avoid the need for statutory regulation, following the Leveson report, Culture Secretary Maria Miller says.
The newspaper industry must act urgently to avoid the need for statutory regulation, Culture Secretary Maria Miller says.
Talks are to take place between the justice secretary and lawyers' representatives over planned changes to the criminal legal aid system.
The first minister and prime minister send special messages highlighting Scotland’s culture and successes, to mark St Andrew’s Day.
Justice Minister David Ford appoints new chief inspector of criminal justice for Northern Ireland.
Work is beginning on a draft bill to regulate the newspaper industry – amid open divisions in the coalition over Leveson Inquiry recommendations.
Labour keeps hold of Croydon North, Middlesbrough and Rotherham parliamentary seats in by-elections, seeing off challenges from the UK Independence Party and the Conservatives.
Labour keeps hold of the Rotherham and Middlesbrough parliamentary seats in by-elections, seeing off challenges from the UK Independence Party.
Labour keeps hold of the Rotherham parliamentary seat in a by-election, seeing off a challenge from the UK Independence Party.
Labour holds the South Yorkshire seat of Rotherham in a parliamentary by-election with the UK Independence Party taking second place.
BNP leader Nick Griffin will not face any action after he put the address of a gay couple who won a landmark court ruling on Twitter.