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Louise Mensch Twitter Abuse 'Could Be Illegal', Say Police

Posted 03.05.2012 | UK Politics

The abusive messages sent to Tory MP Louise Mensch on Twitter could be illegal, a senior police officer has said. On Wednesday Mensch has hit back...

Mensch Hits Back At Twitter 'Bullying'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Conservative MP Louise Mensch has hit back at the "misogynistic and bullying" messages she has received on Twitter. Corby MP Mensch exposed abusive...

Ukip Campaigners Burn Brian Paddick Picture In Soho

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Supporters of the United Kingdom Independence Party (Ukip) have been pictured burning a picture of LibDem mayoral candidate Brian Paddick, who is gay,...

Water Should Cost More In Order To Preserve Reserves, Peers Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Water bills should be allowed to rise to encourage people to save water in the face of scarcer resources, a Lords committee suggested today. The Lo...

Cameron Plea To Voters: Don't Punish Me

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has appealed for voters in tomorrow's crunch elections not to punish the Tories for Britain's economic woes. The prime minister urged...

Hacking Investigation 'Too Large', Says Jenny Jones

Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The police's investigation into phone hacking is "too large" and should be "pretty low on the agenda", according to Jenny Jones. Green Mayoral can...

Miliband: Ofcom Should Investigate Murdoch Quicker (LISTEN)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The media regulator Ofcom should speech up its investigation into whether Rupert Murdoch is "fit" to hold a broadcasting licence in the UK, according ...

Culture Committee 'Missed Open Goal', Says Tory Member

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The decision by the Commons culture media and sport committee to brand Rupert Murdoch "not fit" to run a international company has let the media mogul...

Evening Standard: David Cameron: I Don't Run A Government Of Chums

Evening Standard | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

As ashen Conservatives were coming to terms with the chaotic results of the last general election, Rachel Johnson, sister of the Mayor of London, twee...

Cruddas Cleared By Electoral Commission

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Peter Cruddas, the former Tory treasurer, has been cleared of breaching donation laws by the Electoral Commission. The Commission said they found "...

Cost Of Parliament Trees Snipped

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

The bill for maintaining indoor fig trees at Parliament has been slashed, it has been revealed. The 12 trees and external shrubs at Portcullis Hous...

Best British Political Posters (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

As the local elections draw near, the parties have been upping the efforts on the campaign trail. A major part of campaigning has always been the ...

Jobs Will Go If Red Tape Doesn't Warns Employment Minister

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.05.2012 | UK Politics

Employment minister Chris Grayling today warned British jobs will be lost to other countries unless business red tape is slashed. The Conservative ...

Ken Will Trail Behind Boris, Says Firm

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

The UK’s leading national Trail writing and delivery company has revealed the results of their London Mayoral Trails, with Boris Johnson taking firs...

Galloway Steps Up Security After 'Gay Porn And Gin' Intruder

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

George Galloway has increased security in his London home after an intruder broke in and left a gay porn video and bottle of gin in the house. Gal...

Heathrow Queues 'Too Long' Admits Immigration Minister

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Passengers at Heathrow Airport are being made to wait for too long to get into the UK and the Border Force needs to change the way it operates, the Im...

Hague Ambushed By Argentina Ambassador On Falklands

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Foreign Secretary William Hague was taken by surprise as Argentina's ambassador urged him at a public meeting to "give peace a chance" by opening talk...

Hacking Report - What Did Twitter Think?

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

This morning the Culture, Media and Sport committee finally released their report into News International and phone-hacking. It already made waves...

William Hague: Scottish Independence Would Hurt UK Security

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.05.2012 | UK Politics

Scottish independence would damage the United Kingdom's influence in international security decisions, William Hague warned today. The Foreign Secr...

Green Councillor Under Fire For 'Raping And Looting' Remark

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

A senior Green Party councillor is facing calls to resign after making a "highly offensive" remark about "raping and looting" as he argued for legalis...

Boris Widens Lead Over Ken

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson increased his lead over Labour challenger Ken Livingstone to four points in an opinion poll as the campaign for London mayor entered its...

Politicians Least Trusted Profession In UK

Posted 30.04.2012 | UK Politics

Politicians are the least trusted profession in the UK, being more distrusted than bankers, estate agents and premiership footballers, according to a ...

Election Fraud Potential 'Enormous', Says Judge Mawrey

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Politics

The forthcoming local elections present "enormous opportunities" for vote-rigging and electoral fraud, a senior judge warned today. Judge Richard M...

Galloway Denies Secret Islam Conversion

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Politics

Respect's George Galloway today denied claims he had converted to Islam at a secret ceremony more than a decade ago. The maverick MP took part in t...

David Cameron Defends Disputed List Of Murdoch Meetings

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Politics

Downing Street has defended the accuracy of its record of David Cameron's meetings with News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch after it was called i...