Secret documents accidentally shown to photographers that revealed Britain would not support military action against Russia ‘do NOT reflect Government’s final decision’ says Hague

After the blunder, No10 considers sanctions: Cameron orders ‘broad spectrum’ of possible actions against Russia to be drawn up Cameron’s adviser Hugh Powell left file on display to photographers Document revealed Britain will not impose sanctions against Russia Will not support military action against the country either, it showed Also disclosed Russian investors will not…

Explosive new evidence links Patricia Hewitt to paedophile group’s calls for age of consent to be lowered to just 10 and that incest should not be a crime

Former Labour cabinet minister was general secretary of NCCL in 1970s Hewitt says she takes responsibility for the mistakes made at the time 65-year-old adds that NCCL was ‘naive and wrong’ over links with PIE But documents cast doubt on claims she never ‘condoned’ child abusers Press release in her name argues for age of…

European migrants are more likely to work harder than their British   counterparts, a senior Brussels official says

EU to force Britons to publish details of wills and property

A bill being debated in Brussels would force UK citizens to disclose ‘reams’   of private, financial information on a public register Mark Field MP said the EU proposals “threaten a family’s right to keep their affairs confidential” By Richard Dyson 6:55AM GMT 09 Feb 2014 New legislation planned in Brussels is set to heap fresh…

EU has secret plan for police to ‘remote stop’ cars

The EU is developing a secret plan to give the police the power to control cars by switching the engine off remotely A French police officer watching for road traffic infringements in Paris Photo: GETTY IMAGES Bruno Waterfield and Matthew Day 9:50PM GMT 29 Jan 2014 The European Union is secretly developing a “remote stopping” device…

Comrades in arms: Britain and Russia to sign defence deal

Once they were Cold War foes. Now Britain and Russia are preparing to work together on defence projects United together in friendship and labour: David Cameron and Vladimir Putin on a flight together. Photo: AFP By Matthew Holehouse, Political Correspondent 10:00PM GMT 26 Jan 2014 Britain could buy weapons from its former Cold War foe for…

Official advice on the Government’s new scheme to regulate the press is being kept secret by ministers ( U.K. )

Ministers suppressing legal advice on press regulation Maria Miller, the Culture Secretary, has insisted that the new scheme to regulate the press is “compliant with all legislation” Photo: EPA   By Edward Malnick 9:04PM GMT 18 Jan 2014 The Government is suppressing official advice over the legality of new rules to regulate the press, The Telegraph…

‘Parliament makes decisions, not the people’ – anger as Peers say public cannot be trusted on EU vote

Lords accused of ‘arrogance and contempt’ after claiming British public cannot be trusted on Europe By Matthew Holehouse, Political Correpsondent 7:12PM GMT 10 Jan 2014 Peers have been accused of showing “contempt” for British voters over the proposed EU referendum, saying the public cannot be trusted to make the right decision. Dozens of members of…