Chancellor  George Osborne will speak with fellow EU finance ministers, including  Michael Noonan, about the crisis at a scheduled Ecofin meeting in Brussels on Friday. Photograph: PA

A senior British minister has warned the European Commission not to impose interest penalties on the UK from December 1st over its refusal to pay an e(...)

David Cameron: knows he must counter the perception of the Tories as the party of privilege.

This week in Manchester, a pollster laid out detailed figures for Conservative Party delegates gathered for their annual conference. If an election we(...)

Prime Minister David Cameron enjoying the keynote speech on the second day of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester, with Frances Osborne (right) the wife of chancellor of the exchequer George Osborne. Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

The Conservatives will end annual treasury deficits and begin to reduce the United Kingdom’s £1.4 trillion debt pile within five years, chancellor of (...)

Declan Kelleher  (centre) has been named as the new Irish Ambassador to the EU. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

September is traditionally a time of change as thoughts turn to new possibilities for the term ahead. Brussels has seen more than the usual level of c(...)