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Heathrow woos Scots with link pledge

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 01:30
Bosses at Heathrow airport promise a review of airport charges to boost air links to Scotland if their expansion plans are approved.

Warning of election 'power vacuum'

Mon, 03/23/2015 - 00:35
The CBI warns of the dangers to the UK economy of a "power vacuum" if there is no conclusive election result in May.

Tory denies 'fake EDL march' claim

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 18:27
A Tory election candidate suspended by his party tells the BBC he did not seek a "fake" English Defence League march to help win votes.

Abuse claims made against late MPs

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 17:14
Police investigating historical child abuse claims are handed fresh claims relating to late Labour MP Leo Abse and ex-Commons speaker George Thomas.

Protesters 'chase Farage out of pub'

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 16:47
Anti-UKIP protesters invade a pub in south London where the party leader is having lunch with his family.

Funding row over devolved tax powers

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 14:15
Attempts to tie increased funding for Wales to the devolution of income tax were blocked by the Welsh Liberal Democrat leader.

DUP 'not getting more from UUP pact'

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 14:13
The Ulster Unionist leader says he does not believe the DUP is getting more out of their unionist electoral pact than his party.

Scottish powers draft 'a guddle'

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 13:17
MPs criticise the drafting of the legislation which is expected to transfer further powers from Westminster to Holyrood.

Salmond predicts vote-by-vote deal

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 12:50
Alex Salmond predicts a "vote by vote arrangement" between a minority Labour government and the SNP is the most likely outcome of the election.

Farage 'ruthless' with UKIP problems

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 10:44
Nigel Farage says he will continue to be "utterly ruthless" about dealing with UKIP candidates who "step over the line".

NI at public sector cuts 'watershed'

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 10:01
Northern Ireland has reached a watershed regarding decisions on public sector cuts, the Ulster Bank's chief economist says.

Do parliament's select committees wield too much power?

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 03:15
Do select committees wield too much power?

Call for overseas graduate work visa

Sun, 03/22/2015 - 00:43
Students from outside Europe should be given special permission to stay and work in Scotland after their studies have finished, according to a report.

Tory suspended over EDL allegations

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 23:55
A Conservative candidate in the general election is suspended from the party over allegations he schemed with the English Defence League to win votes.

TV debate deal 'outrageous' says DUP

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 18:44
The Democratic Unionist Party says it is "outrageous" that Northern Ireland parties are omitted from the latest plan for a TV election debate between UK political leaders.

Election debates agreement reached

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 15:32
Broadcasters say a deal over TV election debates has been reached, with David Cameron taking part in one seven-party leader debate but no head-to-head with Ed Miliband.

Morgan rejects curriculum body plan

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 13:15
Calls by head teachers for an independent body to make decisions about the school curriculum have been rejected by the education secretary.

Fly-tippers could face on-spot fines

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 08:20
On-the-spot fines for fly-tippers could be introduced in a bid to tackle the growing problem of rubbish being dumped across Wales.

Lib Dems won't want coalition - Steel

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 04:14
The former Liberal leader Lord Steel has said "the most" Liberal Democrats would accept in another hung parliament is a confidence and supply deal.

VIDEO: 'No mood' for second Lib Dem coalition

Sat, 03/21/2015 - 04:13
A senior Liberal Democrat peer and former party leader has said there is "no mood" in the party to be part of a second coalition.

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