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Crackdown on prison violence pledged

Sun, 11/16/2014 - 06:10
Inmates in England and Wales who carry out assaults or other serious crimes will face harsher measures from next year, the Ministry of Justice announces.

VIDEO: Miliband hits out at Sports Direct

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 22:53
Retailer Sports Direct has dismissed criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts.

VIDEO: SNP 'could have balance of power'

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 22:43
Nicola Sturgeon has used her first speech as SNP leader to predict the party could hold the "balance of power" after the next general election.

Labour rivals pledge gender equality

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 18:37
Two Scottish Labour leadership candidates announce a series of measures aimed at achieving gender equality.

VIDEO: Miliband attacks Sports Direct

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 17:52
Labour Leader Ed Miliband had attacked retailer Sports Direct for its use of zero-hours contracts, labelling it a "terrible place to work".

Sturgeon pledges childcare increase

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 17:52
Nicola Sturgeon pledges to double the amount of free childcare available for three and four-year-olds in Scotland if the SNP wins the next Holyrood election.

Retailer dismisses Miliband comments

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:40
Retailer Sports Direct dismisses criticism by Ed Miliband of its use of zero-hours contracts, after the Labour leader calls it a "terrible place to work".

UK 'could quit EU', says Hammond

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 15:24
The UK must be ready to "walk away" if it is unhappy with negotiations over its relationship with the European Union, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

SDLP values not for sale says leader

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 14:53
SDLP leader Alasdair McDonnell tells his party's conference that there will be no electoral pacts and his party's values are not for sale.

SNP coalition role 'not ruled out'

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 11:47
Former SNP leader Alex Salmond says it would be "foolish" for his party to rule out entering into a coalition at Westminster.

Call for nations to share decisions

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:13
Devolved governments should have a say on big political decisions made at a UK level over things such as defence and welfare, according to Plaid Cymru's leader.

Cameron warns Russia over Ukraine

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 08:47
Russia could face further sanctions unless it stops "destabilising" Ukraine, David Cameron says, as world leaders gather for the G20 summit.

VIDEO: Cameron warns Putin over Ukraine

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 08:41
David Cameron says Russia will face a tough response from the West unless it stops sending troops and tanks to support separatist rebels in Ukraine.

Miliband attacks Sports Direct terms

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 08:13
Labour leader Ed Miliband is expected to criticise Sports Direct over its use of zero-hours contracts in a speech on Saturday.

Sturgeon urges voters to dump Labour

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 01:07
Nicola Sturgeon will use her first SNP conference speech as party leader to urge voters to dump Labour in next May's UK election.

AUDIO: Today in Youth Parliament

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 18:21
Highlights as young people take over the House of Commons

People reluctant to seek election

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 18:07
The quality of politicians in Wales has been criticised at a conference on the future of devolution.

Commons defends leaf removal scheme

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 18:05
The parliamentary authorities defend the practice of removing leaves by hand from trees at the Palace of Westminster rather than allowing nature to take its course each autumn.

Legal challenge to EU warrant fails

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 17:16
A legal challenge to try to block the UK complying with the European Arrest Warrant is dismissed at the High Court.

Salmond sets UK election target

Fri, 11/14/2014 - 16:37
Alex Salmond tells the SNP conference that his party should set a target to win a majority of Scottish seats in the 2015 Westminster election.