ITV News presenter

Alastair Stewart OBE presents ITV News at 1.30pm and co-presents ITV News at 6.30pm. Alastair also presented ITV's Election 2010 programme and made television history as he moderated the First Election Debate on ITV1 between David Cameron, Gordon Brown and Nick Clegg. He was winner of the Royal Television Society Award for Presenter of the Year in 2005.

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Ukraine a game of 'post-Cold War poker'

As the Ukraine crisis deepens, understanding of post-Cold War politics is at stake with US warning Russia of potential 'consequences'.

Cameron reels as EU vote is killed off

With UKIP still clinging, tenaciously, to a little more than 10% in most polls, today may be seen as a twin body-blow for David Cameron.

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has denied that Labour has an "anti-business agenda" after pledging to restore the 50p tax rate for high earners

Ed Balls sparks tax rate debate

Politicians at both ends of the political spectrum need to be more honest about the true motivations behind their tax policies.