Now 40 Tories warn: Reform the snoopers" charter or we"ll stage a full-scale revolt

Now 40 Tories warn: Reform the snoopers' charter or we'll stage a full-scale revolt | UPDATED: 01:58 GMT, 21 December 2012 Controversial plans for a ‘snoopers’ charter’ were in turmoil last night after 40 Tory MPs threatened a full-scale revolt. They are demanding major changes to the Communications Bill, which currently would allow the monitoring of the public’s every phone call, email and internet click

Obama tells Cameron why Britain should stay in the European Union

Obama tells Cameron why Britain should stay in the European UnionUS President and UK Premier use hour-long call to discuss rising tide of Euroscepticism in BritainWhite House is anxious that withdrawal from Brussels would damage transatlantic relations | UPDATED: 15:15 GMT, 19 December 2012 Barack Obama has warned Britain against leaving the European Union, it emerged today. The US President used a call to David Cameron to urge him to resist calls to abandon Brussels, ahead of the PM delivering a major speech on Europe in the New Year. But President Obama is understood to be backing Mr Cameron's approach in his fight for a 'better deal for Britain'.

Like Hamlet, Cameron just won"t decide

Like Hamlet, Cameron just won't decide | UPDATED: 23:52 GMT, 18 December 2012 Modernisation: For every vote the gay marriage policy wins, many more are lost One of the most misleading words in politics — which is rarely short of them — is ‘modernisation’, a favourite David Cameron theme.