Ed Balls on the economy? It"s like consulting the undertaker before calling for the doctor

Ed Balls on the economy It's like consulting the undertaker before calling for the doctorOne of the biggest beasts in the Tory jungle savages Labour delusions over Britain’s gargantuan debt | UPDATED: 02:10 GMT, 9 December 2012 George Osborne had the guts to tell it as it is last Wednesday. We are a trading nation. Every market to which we sell has its economic problem: America has a fiscal cliff, China and India are both slowing, Europe is mired in debt

JAMES FORSYTH: David Cameron unveils his secret poll weapon… the welfare wedge

David Cameron unveils his secret poll weapon… the welfare wedge | UPDATED: 01:51 GMT, 9 December 2012 Conservative Ministers have been moved on to a campaign footing by David Cameron. The day after the Autumn Statement, he summoned them to party headquarters for a conversation away from prying Liberal Democrat ears.

Britain"s 66 Apache gunships could become redundant after America opts for an updated model

Britain's 66 Apache helicopter gunships could become redundant after America opts for an updated model Britain's AH-64D helicopters face becoming redundant because the U.S. has decided to stop using itIt means technical support for the British fleet will be withdrawn in 2017 | UPDATED: 10:37 GMT, 5 December 2012 Britain's American-made Apache attack helicopters could be cut back or even scrapped outright because the U.S

Leveson inquiry: Judge insists officers acted with integrity over phone hacking probe

Day the police got out of jail: Lord Leveson insists officers acted with integrity over phone hacking probeOfficers had been accused of turning blind eye to phone hacking carried out by News of the World journalistsLord Justice Leveson: A ‘series of poor decisions, poorly executed’ had contributed to this idea taking holdHe accepted force’s argument it was under pressure to devote resources to thwarting terrorist attacks when original decision was taken in 2006 | UPDATED: 23:45 GMT, 29 November 2012 Police conducted themselves with 'integrity' at all times during the original phone hacking investigation, Lord Justice Leveson ruled Police conducted themselves with ‘integrity’ at all times during the original phone hacking investigation, Lord Justice Leveson ruled. In the months of fevered speculation leading up to the inquiry being called, officers had been accused of turning a blind eye to the industrial scale of the phone-hacking carried out by News of the World journalists