Archive of 19 June 2008

Mr Brown is in Brussels today

Brown flies to Brussels to discuss treaty crisis

Gordon Brown is flying to Brussels today for a crisis meeting of European leaders after Ireland's rejection of the Lisbon treaty.

  • Abortion numbers rose in 2007

    Under-14 abortions increase 21%

    The government has insisted it is making progress on abortion after 2007 figures show the number of under-14s having abortions jumped by 21 per cent.

  • Mr Davis is in uncharted territory

    Davis pitches for Labour vote

    David Davis has made an open bid for Labour voters in his unique by-election campaign over civil liberties.

  • Ms Spelman's account has been called into question

    Doubts grow over Spelman alibi

    The controversy around Conservative chairman Caroline Spelman continues to grow after former a work experience student questioned Ms Spelman's account of events.

  • The court did not accept Mr Cash's argument

    Court blocks anti-EU move

    The barriers to British ratification of the Lisbon treaty continue to fall.

  • The plans come as part of a shake-up of the UK Borders Agency

    Govt launches tough illegal employer plan

    A government shake-up of the UK Border Agency (UKBA) looks set to include £10,000 fines per illegal worker hired and the naming of companies employing them on a special website.

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