Total war: German soldiers taken prisoner by American forces during the Battle of the Bulge. Photograph: Office of War Information/US National Archives/Time Life/Getty

The owner of the forest at Champlon-Famenne, overlooking the town of Marche, deep in the heart of Ardennes, in Belgium, is still unable to sell timber(...)

 Mary Creagh MP, Tristam Hunt MP, and Liz Kendall MP speak at the Progress annual conference, at TUC Congress House, central London, as they bid for leadership of the Labour Party. Photograph:  Laura Lean/PA Wire

Just weeks ago, Leicester Labour MP Liz Kendall was little noticed inside the Houses of Parliament but utterly unknown to the British public at large.(...)

 A Romanian man is interviewed by Immigration Enforcement officers after a raid on a residential property looking for illegal immigrants in Southall, England. Photograph: Laura Lean/Getty Images

Theresa May turned up on Radio 4’s flagship Today programme at 8.10am on Thursday to talk tough about cracking down on illegal workers in Britain and (...)

A mosquito: Hydroxychloroquine was developed in 1950 to treat malaria sufferers.

A drug developed in 1950 to treat malaria sufferers has a new future combating heart disease following “a chance observation” by medical researchers, (...)

David Cameron: “A strong country isn’t one that pulls up the drawbridge . . . it is one that controls immigration”. Photograph: Jason Alden/Bloomberg

Tougher controls are to be unveiled on Thursday by British prime minister David Cameron to crack down on illegal immigrants in the UK, including power(...)

Tristram Hunt makes a speech in London on Wednesday in which he announced he will not run for the Labour Party leadership. Photograph: Carl Court/Getty Images

Leading Labour MP Tristram Hunt will not stand for the leadership of the Labour Party, complaining that the early candidates in the race had already s(...)

John Bercow (right) as he is re-elected unopposed as speaker in the House of Commons on Monday. Photograph: PA

John Bercow, speaker of the House of Commons once more, smiled as the tributes flooded in in the minutes after MPs, some newly elected, all recently (...)

UUP leader Mike Nesbitt: “Taxing carers’ allowances, that would be a red line for us.” Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

British prime minister David Cameron, who won an overall majority in this month’s general election, has sought co-operation with the Ulster Unionist (...)

Travellers, along with a priest, a policeman, a solicitor and a barrister, were refused entry to The Coronet pub on Holloway Road in North London in 2011 following the annual general meeting nearby of the Traveller Movement.

Irish Travellers have won a landmark legal victory in Britain following the High Court’s decision that one of the country’s biggest pub chains, JD (...)

House of Lords: May not just be a place of ceremony over the next five years. Photograph: Leon Neal/PA

Members of the House of Commons, led by prime minister David Cameron, will trail into the more resplendent surroundings of the House of Lords later th(...)