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Mitt Romney Fundraising Stagnates, Decreasing His Financial Advantage

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Paul Blumenthal   |   February 21, 2012

WASHINGTON -- As he remains stuck in a four-way race for the Republican presidential nomination, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's financial advantage is beginning to...

Alastair Darling Warns The Bank Of England And The EU Will Take Accountability From Parliament

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   February 21, 2012

Serious issues surrounding accountability are likely to emerge due to the increasing powers of the Bank of England and the European Union, former chancellor Alastair...

Alex Salmond Rejects Minister's 'Scaremongering' Over Scottish Border Controls

PA/Huffington Post   |   February 20, 2012

The UK government should stop "scaremongering" over issues such as border controls, Scotland's first minister has insisted. Alex Salmond's comments came after the coalition government's...

Rachel Reeves: Without Economic Credibility Labour Won't Win

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   February 20, 2012

Shadow chief secretary to the Treasury Rachel Reeves has acknowledged that Labour must restore trust with the public on the economy, otherwise voters won't listen...

Women In Power: Presidents, Prime Ministers And Chancellors

  |   March 12, 2012

For many of us, President's day just means an extra day off work and the chance to hit up the holiday sales. But, as we...

Margaret Hodge Attacks PFI Contracts As 'A Rotten Deal'

The Huffington Post UK   |  Asa Bennett   |   February 20, 2012

Margaret Hodge, fiery chairman of the influential Public Accounts Committee, has attacked Public Finance Initiatives as a “rotten deal”. Public Finance Initiatives were popularised by...

Nick Clegg Unveils Scheme To Tackle 'Ticking Time Bomb' Of Youth Unemployment

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   February 21, 2012

Nick Clegg is to target the "ticking time bomb" of youth unemployment with a scheme aimed at helping the hardest hit. The deputy prime minister...

Theresa May Reveals UK Border Agency To Be Broken Up After Revelations Of Lax Immigration Checks

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   February 20, 2012

The UK Border Agency (UKBA) is to be broken up after further revelations of relaxations of checks on immigrants to Britain, Theresa May has told...

Jeremy Paxman: Foreign Office Should Be Scrapped

  |   February 21, 2012

The Foreign Office is a relic of the British Empire that and should be scrapped, according to Jeremy Paxman. The veteran Newsnight presenter said the...

Les Ebdon Row - Cable Under Fire From Tories In Commons

The Huffington Post UK   |  Chris Wimpress   |   February 20, 2012

Vince Cable's decision to appoint Les Ebdon as the chair of the Office for Fair Acess (OFFA) has come under fire from Tory MPs in...

Eurozone Crisis: Greece Expected To Receive Second Bailout As Rescue Package Talks Underway

Huffington Post UK   |  Felicity Morse   |   February 20, 2012

Eurozone ministers are meeting in Brussels to try and agree a second bailout deal for Greece, as the troubled country teeters on the brink of...

David Cameron Calls On World To Tackle Problems Of Somalia

PA/Huffington Post   |   February 20, 2012

David Cameron has called on the "whole of the world" to tackle the "incredibly difficult" problem of Somalia but admitted that people needed to be...
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Carwyn Jones, Welsh First Minister, Says We Need A Codified Constitution

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Dina Rickman   |   March 1, 2012

Wales has an image problem. Or as Carwyn Jones, the country's first minister puts it “people always have another people who they want to do...

NHS Reforms In Context: The Most Unpopular Reforms In History

The Huffington Post UK   |  Asa Bennett   |   February 20, 2012

Andrew Lansley has suffered another day under fierce criticism over his planned NHS reforms. The health secretary attended a health summit with medical professionals to...

Baron Robert Carr of Hadley, Former Employment Secretary, Dies Aged 95

PA   |   February 20, 2012

Conservative Party co-chairman Baroness Warsi paid tribute today to Tory peer and former Cabinet minister Baron Carr of Hadley, who died aged 95 on Friday....

Cameron: NHS Reform Isn't Easy But It Is Vital

PA/ The Huffington Post UK   |   February 20, 2012

David Cameron has insisted he's "committed" to pushing through the Government's reforms to the NHS, after meeting healthcare professionals in Downing Street. The meeting sparked...

Drought Summit: South East Declared Dry As Summit Warns Of Hosepipe Bans

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   February 20, 2012

The south east of England is now in a state of drought, according to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. The region joins...

MPs Say The Met Office Should Stop Its 'Barbecue Summer' Forecasts

The Huffington Post UK   |  Asa Bennett   |   February 21, 2012

The Met Office has been warned by MPs to be more cautious, after frequent criticism for inaccurate forecasts. According to the latest report from the...

Andrew Lansley Confronted Over NHS Reforms: When Politicians Clash With Voters

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   February 20, 2012

Andrew Lansley was confronted outside Downing Street by protester June Hautot as he headed into a summit on the government's controversial NHS reforms on Monday....

Andrew Lansley Confronted By Angry Protesters Outside Downing Street (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK   |  Ned Simons   |   February 20, 2012

Andrew Lansley was confronted with a small but very vocal demonstration outside Downing Street on Monday morning, as he attempted to make his way into...

London 2012 Olympics: Security Ramps Up As Over 2000 Military Reservists Called Out To Work

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   February 20, 2012

The London 2012 Olympics will see more than two thousand military personnel called out to work as part of the security force for the Games,...
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Fiona Bruce, Tory MP, Supports Anti-Gay Marriage Petition 'As A Mother'

HuffingtonPost.com   |  Ned Simons   |   January 31, 2013

MPs, peers and religious leaders have launched a petition in an attempt to block government plans to "redefine" marriage to allow gay couples to tie...

Sun On Sunday: News International Slap Down Tom Watson's Questions On Bail Conditions For Staff

The Huffington Post UK   |  Dina Rickman   |   February 20, 2012

News International has slapped down questions by phone-hacking campaigner Tom Watson MP on whether Rupert Murdoch was aware of the bail conditions for arrested staff....

Political Interview Bloopers - The Exchanges Which Went Slightly Wrong

The Huffington Post UK   |   February 20, 2012

This week didn't have the best of starts for Today programme presenters Sarah Montague and Jim Naughtie. Both of them assigned Tory MPs to the...

Les Ebdon Appointed University Tsar By Vince Cable Over Concerns Of MPs

Pa/The Huffington Post   |   February 20, 2012

Vince Cable has appointed professor Les Ebdon as the next director of fair access to higher education, overruling the wishes of the Commons committee charged...

Falkland Islands: Argentina To Court Scottish Support As Salmond Plans Referendum

  |   February 20, 2012

Argentina is to attempt to forge an alliance with an independent Scotland as part of its campaign to claim to the Falkland Islands, it has...

Unions To Launch Legal Challenge Appeal Against Pension Ruling

PA   |   February 20, 2012

Unions representing millions of workers including teachers, civil servants, council and NHS staff, will launch an appeal on Monday after losing a legal challenge to...

Former Archbishop Lord Carey Condemns Same Sex Marriages As 'Political Power Grab'

PA/Huffington Post UK   |   April 20, 2012

The former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has voiced his opposition to plans to legalise same-sex marriages. In an article for the Daily Mail, Lord...

Les Ebdon Will Be 'Harmful' To Higher Education, Claim Conservative MPs

PA   |   April 20, 2012

Conservative MPs warned David Cameron on Monday that the government's new university access tsar will lead admissions in the "wrong direction" and be "harmful" to...
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