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Tories promise 200,000 starter homes

Mon, 03/02/2015 - 01:13
Some 200,000 "starter homes" will be made available to first-time buyers in England by 2020 if the Tories win May's general election, David Cameron is to promise.

Lib Dems want extra £1bn bank levy

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 22:26
Lib Dem Treasury Secretary Danny Alexander is calling for an extra £1bn tax on Britain's banks to help pay off the deficit.

Union jack set for public works

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 15:56
Plaques featuring the union jack will mark publicly-funded projects across Britain - but the SNP attacks the scheme as a "silly gimmick".

UKIP probes 'Jihadi John' tweet

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 15:36
A UKIP parliamentary candidate faces a possible rebuke from the party after saying it was a shame "Jihadi John" had not killed himself.

City suffering 'political carnage'

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 14:23
Labour is wreaking "political carnage" on the city of Cardiff by the way it is running the local council, a Liberal Democrat MP claims.

VIDEO: 'Police hands tied' in terror fight

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 13:47
Shadow Home Secretary Yvette Cooper has suggested that police officers need greater powers to help in the fight against extremism.

Hamilton: Unionist agreement needed

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 13:15
The DUP's Simon Hamilton says work needs to continue this week between the DUP and the Ulster Unionists on agreeing joint candidates in some constituencies.

VIDEO: Have UKIP peaked too soon?

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 12:48
UKIP leader Nigel Farage ended up speaking to a near-empty hall of American conservative activists - even though he had been billed as a "serious candidate who can run England in the near future".

Robison call to stop mesh implants

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 12:20
Health Secretary Shona Robison urges health boards to suspend mesh implant operations until an independent review into their use is published.

'Chaotic' deal-cutting on UK powers

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:50
Devolution deals across the UK are chaotic, contradictory and lack logic, a leading economist claims.

VIDEO: Cardinal's plea on immigration

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:39
The Archbishop of Westminster has said that political parties "have to be tested" on their approach to immigration ahead of the general election.

Nichols: 'Test parties on migration'

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:28
Politicians should be "tested" on their approach to immigration, the head of the Catholic church in England and Wales says, adding he is "dismayed" it is a big issue.

Labour denies blocking devolution

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:14
Plans to devolve even more power to Wales are not being blocked by Shadow Welsh Secretary Owen Smith, Labour insists.

Coalition row over 'hate preachers'

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:09
The Conservatives accuse Vince Cable of trying to water down a ban on "hate preachers" in English universities to protect free speech.

Child mental health wait increases

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 11:08
The number of young people waiting more than a year to be treated by mental health services has increased 10-fold in a year, figures reveal.

East Coast rail back in private hands

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 05:08
Services on the East Coast rail route between London and Scotland return to private hands after more than five years in the public sector.

Political second-jobs clarity urged

Sun, 03/01/2015 - 04:44
Election candidates are "riding for a fall" if they do not state whether they plan to have a second job if elected to Parliament, an adviser says.

UKIP candidate drops out of race

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 20:03
UKIP's Diane James drops her bid to become an MP at the general election for "personal reasons", hours after speaking at the party's conference.

VIDEO: May: Security services 'true heroes'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 19:04
The Home Secretary, Theresa May, has defended the security and intelligence agencies, describing them as "true heroes".

VIDEO: Farage: 'I've been busy, not ill'

Sat, 02/28/2015 - 19:00
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has insisted he is "fit as a flea" following rumours he was seriously ill.