Philip Hammond says the UK is “very much aware” of Brits becoming involved in the Islamic State militant group.
The peer who the Lib Dems suspended after sexual harassment allegations has had his party membership reinstated.
Andrew Lomas is new to the borough of Kensington and Chelsea as a Labour councillor. Here are his first impressions of canvassing in one of London's wealthiest areas.
The Home Office has been ordered to pay £224m to a defence contractor; government IT project waste is really adding up.
Analysing two apparently contradictory studies that have been published about the impact of migration on the UK economy.
Iain Duncan Smith is under further scrutiny as the public accounts committee accuses his department of obscuring problems with the universal credit scheme.
Women now face worse gender pay discrimination during the second half of their careers.
We need ideas and idealism as well as processes and action; our problem is not too much politics, but not enough.
How David Cameron's "family test" would have worked if it had been brought in from 2010.
Labour think the levy can be used to fund elite sports development as well as grass-roots sports. So, they must be hoping for a lot of gambling in order to generate the sums needed.
The Labour MP for Walthamstow Stella Creasy gave a speech at Twitter HQ about why we should be impatient to take control of our world.
With the potential to appease both the left and the right of the political spectrum, the citizen’s income concept could well mark the road to a fairer, more equal welfare system in Britain.
With one month of campaigning left until the Scottish independence referendum, why would Scotland remaining in the Union benefit Labour supporters?
The Prime Minister will make a speech today saying all domestic policies should be examined for their “impact on the family”.
The Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says that Britain’s role in Iraq has extended beyond humanitarian assistance.
The co-convenor of the Scottish Greens, Patrick Harvie, on why his party supports Scottish independence, and how it's not all about the SNP.
Rather than choosing a former Ukip leader as their candidate in South Thanet, the party should have selected a liberal figure capable of winning tactical votes.
As a strategy for tackling low pay, raising the personal allowance ran out of usefulness several years ago.
The government would supply weapons to the Kurds fighting extremists in Iraq, if they request arms.
After years of hardly trying to counter the coalition’s regressive education reforms, Labour finally seems to have begun to make a move.
With students paying more than ever, richer data is needed for them to accurately know how much their course will enhance their prospects.
We need to reform regressive taxes, not progressive ones.
George Eaton and Jonn Elledge assess a strong summer for Labour, Ian Steadman and Juliet Jacques celebrate the new football season and Caroline Crampton convinces resident philistines Helen Lewis and Philip Maughan that the Proms are a good thing.
People who believe in the death penalty are more likely than most to read Richard Littlejohn, watch Jeremy Clarkson and like Clint Eastwood.
Shadow transport secretary says former cabinet minister has "a huge contribution still to make to politics".
The shadow transport secretary on Labour's rail plans, Alan Johnson's possible comeback and why she doesn't regret her comments on Thomas The Tank Engine.
We need reforms to parliament's summer recess in order to address the inevitable annual calls for it to be recalled over the break.
Nick Clegg has pre-empted an expected Tory manifesto commitment.
The Hampstead MP and former Oscar-winning actor on why people her age shouldn’t run politics, coming close to “castrating" her male colleagues, and being an “anti-sociable socialist”.
As the US reports fewer stranded refugees on Mount Sinjar than expected, how can the PM respond to the decreasing likelihood of a rescue operation?