GEORGE Osborne has made clear that Britain's security forces will get all the resources they need after the head of MI5 warned that there was a "growing gap" between the terror threat facing the country and the capabilities available to the security services.
DOWNING Street has denied that David Cameron sneered at the principle of sharing resources across the UK after appearing to criticise what he said was "Labour's plan to tax Londoners and spend all the money in Scotland".
NICK Clegg has urged David Cameron and his fellow Conservatives to "look carefully" at extending the voting franchise to 16 and 17-year-olds for general elections in light of the experience of engaging young people in the Scottish independence referendum.
THE tinsel is still up and there are mince pies left in the fridge but despite the festive period lingering in the nation's mind the 2015 General Election has begun in earnest; the gloves are well and truly off.
ED Miliband has branded as "completely false" Tory claims that a Labour government in only its first year in power would create a £21bn black hole in Britain's finances, leading to higher borrowing and more tax rises.
A Labour government would result in economic chaos with £20.7 billion of unfunded spending commitments in its first year, George Osborne said as the Tories launched an attack on the Opposition's credibility.
Ed Miliband painted May's general election as a "once in a generation" chance to "rebuild" the country as the election campaign began in earnest with the two main parties trading blows on the state of the public finances.
DOUBT has been cast on whether or not the troubled inquiry into historical child abuse will ever make progress by Baroness Butler-Sloss, its former chairwoman, who has warned about the victims running the investigation.
DAVID Cameron has been warned not to use his "pretty ill thought-out" plans for English Votes for English Laws to undermine the United Kingdom that so many people fought so hard for during the referendum campaign.
ED Miliband takes a leaf out of American politics today when he insists in his New Year message that Britain has a chance to seize new possibilities, change direction and achieve an economic recovery that "reaches your kitchen table".
Margaret Thatcher's government secretly considered acquiring chemical weapons amid fears that Britain had no answer to the Soviet Union's vast chemical arsenal, according to newly released official files.
Margaret Thatcher's most senior official warned privately that her financial sector reforms were giving birth to a new culture of corner-cutting and "unscrupulous" practices in the City, according to newly-released government papers.