Kennedy Stewart's motion to bring online petitions into the House of Commons has met some opposition, after two Conservative MPs rejected the idea last week.
Generation Y at Glastonbury. The Conservative approach on individual responsibility and welfare resonates well with them, according to Ipsos Mori.
Protesters at the Bilderberg beanfest in Watford, which cost the taxpayer A 1.3m to police.
Members of the Army's Household Division prepare to practice their performance ahead of the London's Military Music Spectacular in Horse Guard Parade in central London on June 10, 2013.
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BROADBAND: Launching Superfast Broadband in Sherburn is Nigel Adams MP with senior project manager for Openreach Paul Carlo, BT engineer Andy Jackson and project manager John Moore.
Andrew Grice has been Political Editor of The Independent since 1998. He was previously Political Editor of The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years, and he has been a Westminster-based journalist since 1982.
Cameron has made a bold push at the G8. But it's time our politicians admit you can't have Swedish services on US rates 'Had Margaret Hodge not shamed tax avoiders with forensic and pithy contempt, would government have acted?' Illustration by Daniel Pudles Tax is the root of all politics.
President Barack Obama meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland, Monday, June 17, 2013.
Austerity-hit Britain is spending a larger share of its wealth on foreign aid than any other G8 member nation, despite making huge spending cuts at home, a report revealed yesterday.
THE newest member of Bracknell Town Council has declared "the fight is back on" for Labour after winning a by-election.
UK ISPs have rejected calls by David Cameron's adviser on preventing the sexualisation of childhood to impose parental filters for adult content as a default setting.
William Hague made it clear on the Today programme this morning that he and David Cameron are determined not to rule out the option of arming the Syrian rebels.
The Prime Minister's gaffe came as he defended the slow progress in transforming Libya since tyrant Colonel Gaddafi was ousted in 2011 The Prime Minister's insult was made even worse because he was referring to the honesty of Britain's bobbies when compared with the corrupt officers who ran amok as the henchmen of brutal dictators.
Climate change abroad will have a more immediate effect on the UK than climate change at home, a report says.
IT was disappointing to hear my party take the very cynical decision to abstain when the backbench bill to give people a referendum on our place in Europe comes before the Commons on July 5. They think it will show the Labour side of the Commons with empty benches and MPs busy in their constituencies, while the other side is full of Tory squabblers ... (more)