It has been some week for education secretary Michael Gove.
By Marcela De Vivo
The US attorney accused of hounding internet activist Aaron Swartz to his death has responded by saying that her office's actions were "appropriate", and that she had only been seeking a six-month sentence in "a low-security setting" rather than the 30 years' jail that his actions might have attracted.
John Nash, a wealthy Tory donor, venture capitalist and enthusiastic sponsor of academies, has been appointed an education minister in a move that will delight those seeking faster reform by the education secretary, Michael Gove.
Margaret Thatcher and her chancellor Sir Geoffrey Howe were behind a politically toxic plan in 1982 to dismantle the welfare state, newly released Downing Street documents show. She later attempted to distance herself from the plans after what was described as a "riot" in her cabinet.
The hacking challenge hopes to attract articulate and talented contestants to fill a UK-wide skills gap in tech security
Corporation gives too much away for free, according to GP Bullhound managing partner Hugh Campbell
2013 was the year that 800,000 people were lifted out of fuel poverty – by a change in the definition.