Herman van Rompuy profile: Belgium’s diffident haiku poet steps from the shadows

Author: By Vanessa Mock Wearing a loose-fitting suit and a look of surprise tinged with amusement, Herman van Rompuy cut a diminutive figure among his…

Let us adopt Islamic family law to curb extremists, Muslims tell Kelly

Author: By Colin Brown Following three hours of meeting with Muslim groups in Whitehall, Ms Kelly said: “There is a battle of hearts and minds t…

Air crash fears threaten £260m Canary Wharf skyscraper plan

Author: By Saeed Shah London City Airport is demanding that a new skyscraper that has been given planning permission be cut down to size because it is…

Prescott is leading light in Labour?s use of new media

Author: By Michael Savage, Political Correspondent Since then, at the tender age of 71, Mr Prescott has become an unlikely leading light in Labour?s u…

Old soldier Prescott takes climate message to the young

Author: By Andy McSmith Mr Prescott is 71 and has almost completed 40 years as an MP, but he harangued a hall full of secondary school children with s…

John Prescott: Call me Al – why our answer to Gore is hitting the road

From the middle of this month, the former Deputy Prime Minister, out of office since Gordon Brown took over as premier in 1997, will be touring Britis…

Climate protesters welcome Mandelson back from Corfu

Author: By Nigel Morris The First Secretary of State flew in to London on a budget flight from Corfu yesterday to continue his spell deputising for Go…

Harman denies conflict over rape law

Author: By Michael Savage, Political Correspondent Labour’s deputy leader said she was not about to become a “shrinking violet” in t…

Pandora: Charge much less or be speechless

Author: By Alice-Azania Jarvis Further to my story last week that the former deputy prime minister had received a pay increase thanks to his BBC docum…

Newspaper attacks phone hacking claims

An editorial acknowledged that former royal editor Clive Goodman and private investigator Glen Mulcaire tapped into voicemails in 2006 and were punish…