British prime minister David Cameron: frustration felt towards him – even in EU capitals such as Amsterdam, Copenhagen and Berlin, where sympathies should be strongest – is deep. Photograph: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

Sitting on a gaily-coloured TV studio couch yesterday morning, British prime minister David Cameron had come to talk about bread-and-butter issues for(...)

British Prime Minister David Cameron poses for a group photo with newly-elected Conservative MPs at the Houses of Parliament in central London. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

David Cameron has concluded a “steady-as-she-goes” post-election reshuffle, which saw the most senior jobs remain in the same hands as the prime minis(...)

Hunger in the UK

Low pay, growing inequality, social breakdown, and crackdowns on and “reform” of welfare all add up to a growing reality in modern Britain: hunger. Fe(...)

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker speaking on Saturday at the G20 summit in Brisbane, Australia. Photograph: Paul Matthews

European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker brushed off questions at the G20 summit over whether he should step down amid accusations of sweethe(...)

A boy plays football in  the Govan area of Glasgow. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

For perhaps a few hours early into tomorrow morning, Shettleston, Castlemilk, Drumchapel and Easterhouse – some of Glasgow’s poorest districts – wi(...)

Britain’s prime minster, David Cameron, and home secretary Theresa May speak to Home Office immigration enforcement officers at a property in Slough where six immigrants were arrested yesterday. Photogrpah: Oli Scarff/Getty Images

A plan by Britain’s prime minister, David Cameron, to tighten restrictions on benefits to unemployed European Union immigrants is to be investigate(...)

 British prime minister David Cameron is seen arriving at last week’s summit. Media reports suggest that he  warned Britain could leave the EU if  Jean-Claude Juncker becomes the next president of the European Commission. Photograph: EPA

Prime minister David Cameron has reportedly warned that Britain could leave the EU if Luxembourg ex-prime minister Jean-Claude Juncker becomes the nex(...)

The Commons voted by 376 to 107 last night - a majority of 269 - to give the British health secretary the power to impose a ban on smoking in cars with children present  in England. Photograph: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Smoking in cars in the presence of children is to be outlawed in England by the end of the year, Downing Street has signalled, after MPs voted overwh(...)

British prime minister David Cameron is accompanied by immigration officers yesterday as he prepares to be shown around a house in Southall, west London, raided earlier in the day by immigration officers. Photograph: David Bebber/Reuters

The decision to deny EU immigrants to the UK access to welfare benefits for three months after they arrive is legal, British prime minister David Came(...)

Britain’s Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith delivers his keynote speech on the third day of the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester yesterday. Photograph: Reuters.

Cheetham Hill is a little over two miles from the Manchester Central conference centre, but there are days when a short journey can feel like a gulf.S(...)