Prime Minister Gordon Brown is set to outline the first major overhaul of Britain's national security plans since the end of the Cold War, aiming to protect Britain from emerging threats including extreme weather, pandemic diseases, unstable energy suppli
Home Secretary Jacqui Smith has unveiled the first details of the timetable for introducing the national identity card.
Foreign nationals will be required to give their biometric details from this year, and from next year the scheme will extend to Brit
The home secretary was accused of backtracking today as she unveiled a revised timetable for the introduction of national identity cards.
Jacqui Smith said identity cards for UK citizens working in sensitive locations would be introduced from 2010 – mo
James Wilsdon reviews three new books on death and aging.
The Post Office's campaign follows the publication of a report from think tank Demos, which cites digital exclusion from technology such as the Internet as a major social problem, particularly among the over-50s.
Richard Mottram, who retired in November as Brown's chief adviser on intelligence and security, also recently warned that Britain has focused too tightly on terrorism.
Delivering a lecture in December, Mottram said risks of a global flu pandemic, the i
An article by Lynne Brindley, Chief Executive of the British Library quoting recent Demos work proposing that culture might be repositioned as a driver, rather than a passenger, in the creative economy. He added that this relationship is most significant
In a speech to the Demos think-tank, Mr Grayling said: "In too many places, in too many communities, we have a Jeremy Kyle generation of young men reaching adult life ill-equipped for it.
Shadow Work and Pensions Secretary Chris Grayling identifies a generation of irresponsible, alienated and socially inadequate young men.
Will Higham draws some lessons for Britain from a new book on Bill Clinton