Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is about to announce he is scrapping plans to privatise the government body which buys defence equipment.
The timing of Mr Miliband's announcement condemning a possible pay rise for MPs' has raised a few eyebrows.
The Global Times newspaper's criticism of the UK is stinging given that David Cameron has spent two days courting China's leaders.
David Cameron's visit to China has not been easy to arrange with the pressure for the trip coming from the British.
Not on the same scale as "desolate", but the Tories might want to find some more positive "D" words to describe The North.
The Scottish government has unveiled its blueprint for independence, it includes keeping the sterling and renationalising Royal Mail.
David Cameron says his economic plan is "on track" despite a Bank of England admission that interest rates could rise sooner than expected.
The PM said some of the choices he has made as part of the Coalition government are "not in the long-term interests of the country."
The PM said he would travel to the north of Sri Lanka, where the UN believes 40,000 people were killed in the final days of the 2009 war.
Cameron has hit back at former Prime Minister John Major for his recent comments on the 'shocking' numbers of privately educated in power.