The infamous Naked Rambler has been given an 11-month jail sentence for breaching an Asbo, in a harsh move which raised eyebrows among legal observers.
David Cameron appeared to back down in the face of calls for criminal penalties for bankers today, when he pledged to bring forward recommendations made by a parliamentary commission.
Julian Assange has vowed to stay in the Ecuadorian embassy even if Swedish authorities stop pursuing him over two allegations of sexual assault.
The Girl Guide Promise has been rewritten to remove mentions of God or country, in a move which is likely to outrage traditionalists.
David Cameron claimed to have secured a substantial achievement on Syria today, after he emerged from the G8 summit with a seven-point plan agreed by all the leaders present.
G8 countries have agreed to seek "increased transparency" from tax-dodging multinational firms, in a stripped-back 'declaration' signed by leaders at Lough Erne.
Internet firms have endured faced a tough meeting with ministers in the Commons, as the government lays down the law on child abuse and access to pornography.
Officers have been slapped down for filming a woman at a trade union demonstration, in a court ruling which will have ramifications on the police response to protests.
George Osborne has revealed the thinking behind the relaxed dress code at the G8 summit, saying an informal atmosphere is more conducive to getting work done.
Labour wrote to the attorney general today demanding a more severe punishment for former BBC presenter Stuart Hall, who was given a sentence of just 15 months despite being found guilty of sexually abusing 13 girls.
Philip Hammond continued his war of words with the Treasury in defence questions this afternoon, as the weekend's row over the Army's ceremonial horses rumbled on.
British politicians are reacting to reports that the UK spied on foreign diplomats during the 2009 G20 conference with a mixture of shock and disdain.
David Cameron reportedly left a £50 tip for a £45 meal in Pizza Express last night, in a move which might wipe away memories of his failure to tip an Italian waitress.
Labour has unveiled its plan to neutralise Michael Gove's academies - by making their perks available to all schools.
David Cameron's ability to supply rebel forces in Syria with arms looked increasingly strained this morning, after Boris Johnson and other influential figures spoke out against the plan.
Nick Clegg struck a decidedly cautious tone over Syria today, raising questions about how much support there is in government for David Cameron's increasingly hawkish stance over the conflict.
An MP whose election was expected to trigger a new age of democratic legitimacy in Britain has issued a damning assessment of life in parliament.
A light week in news, but division over the best response to Syria suggest a storm is coming.
Surgeons are continuing their standoff with Jeremy Hunt over data outcomes, despite the health secretary's threat that those not providing the information could be "named and shamed".
Barack Obama's decision to begin providing Syrian rebels with arms is triggering intense debate in Whitehall and Westminster about whether Britain will follow suit.
Ministers need a minister to train them to be better ministers, a group of non-ministers has concluded, in a clear-cut case of ministerial overdrive.
Nick Clegg has come up with an innovative variation on the tried-and-tested coalition relaunch template - by ignoring the Conservatives altogether.
Impoverished countries could eliminate poverty by 2025 if they received back just a quarter of the money currently lost to tax-dodging multinational companies, according to the Enough Food IF campaign.
A plan to dismantle the gates, fences and walls dividing Catholic and Protestant areas of Northern Ireland's built-up areas are to be dismantled within a decade, leaders will announce later.