PM: One last try on Lords reform

David Cameron has told Conservative MPs there will be "one more try" on Lords reform. Ed Miliband had earlier accused him of losing control of his party after a large number of Tories rebelled on a vote on the issue.

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Drafting in 3,500 soldiers to guard Olympics 'not very clever'

The former security minister Lord West, who had responsibility for the security of the Olympics from 2007-10, has said that drafting in soldiers to guard the games at the last minute is "not very clever".

He told ITV News he believed there had been a "triumph of optimism at G4S" and that the Government should have watched the company more closely.

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