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article 02 July 2015 World
Referendum yes supporters protest in Athens (Reuters)
Greece referendum: Syriza urges voters to reject bailout

Politicians with Greece's ruling Syriza party, including Prime Minister Tsipras, say the country should vote no in Sunday's referendum, as the Bank of England warns of a "very dangerous" situation.

post 01 July 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece debt crisis: Tsipras prepares for compromise deal

Alexis Tsipras is getting ready to stage a climbdown and he will tell the people of Greece he's about to accept something very very similar to the conditional bailout he rejected.

post 01 July 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Heathrow third runway: business says 'pick up the shovel'

It's taken a three-year investigation but today the Airports Commission announced what many had expected - that a third runway at Heathrow is the preferred option to expand the UK's airport capacity.

post 01 July 2015
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Greece crisis: upper middle class vs rural pensioners

Last night's 'Yes' campaign demo was big - I would say maybe a quarter bigger than the 'No' demo of Monday, and with a much more angry atmosphere.

post 01 July 2015
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Heathrow report 'steaming poo' for Cameron - senior Tory

The pre-briefing on Sir Howard Davies' report on airport capacity focused on the Gatwick caveat - we like Heathrow but Gatwick will do. The final report is written nothing like that.

article 29 June 2015 UK
Lord Janner - the key questions
Lord Janner child abuse claims - the key questions

The Crown Prosecution Service today reversed a decision not to prosecute the Labour peer over child sex abuse allegations. What is the background to this latest move? And what happens next?

article 29 June 2015 UK
News
Tunisia attack: 'We must confront evil' - Cameron

MPs observed a minute's silence in the House of Commons today in memory of Friday's terrorist attack in Tunisia which killed 38 people, including 18 British citizens.

article 29 June 2015 UK
Lord Janner
Lord Janner to be prosecuted over child abuse claims

Lord Janner is to face prosecution over claims of historical sex abuse, it was confirmed today by Director of Public Prosecutions Alison Saunders.

article 28 June 2015 UK, Tunisia
News
Tunisia attack: new footage shows shooter on beach

Footage obtained by Channel 4 News shows the Tunisian gunman on the beach during the terror attack, shot from a nearby roof the video reveals the panic as boats circle offshore.