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Quebec's neverendum referendum

Mon, 09/08/2014 - 00:35
Voting on independence, Quebec-style

VIDEO: Unions call for public sector pay rise

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 19:39
Unions have stepped up their campaign over public sector pay at the Trades Union Congress in Liverpool.

What price Scottish independence?

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 19:32
What is the economic cost of Scots voting for independence?

Unions issue 'Oliver Twist' warning

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 18:07
Plans to ban strikes unless at least half of union members take part in the ballot will leave them "with about as much power as Oliver Twist", the TUC warns.

Normal service resumes after Nato

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 14:28
Normal service resumes after world leaders have flown home, a ring of steel is removed from around Cardiff and tanks are driven off the Celtic Manor's golf course.

Osborne: Scots will get more powers

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 13:37
Voters in Scotland are to be offered a plan for further devolution following a "No" vote, Chancellor George Osborne says.

Labour MP Jim Dobbin dies aged 73

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 13:29
Jim Dobbin, Labour MP for Heywood and Middleton, has died aged 73 while on a parliamentary trip to Poland, the party announces.

Scots vote 'will impact Wales'

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 11:55
Any further devolution offered to Scotland must also be offered to Wales, First Minister Carwyn Jones says.

VIDEO: Islamic State 'must be defeated'

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:34
Chancellor George Osborne has said Islamic State (IS) must be defeated, as it is ''a direct threat to the security of people living in Britain''.

VIDEO: Osborne reveals 'no vote' action plan

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 10:06
Chancellor George Osborne says more powers for Scotland will be set out in the next few days to give greater autonomy, if voters decide to stay in the United Kingdom.

UK offers Nato security fence to Calais

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 08:36
The UK is to offer Calais the security fences used at the Nato summit in Newport to help tackle migrants trying to get into the country illegally.

Regulated rail fare increases capped

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 03:31
Train companies in England will not be allowed to increase regulated rail fares by more than the rate of inflation, George Osborne announces.

MPs' 9% pay rise 'should go ahead'

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 03:05
MPs' salaries should go up by the planned 9% to £74,000 after May's general election, the body in charge of their pay and expenses says.

Scottish Yes camp hails 'momentum'

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 01:26
The Yes camp in the Scottish independence debate says it has the "big momentum" - as a poll suggests it has taken the lead for the first time.

Unions to debate pay and strikes

Sun, 09/07/2014 - 00:07
The squeeze on public sector pay, industrial action and attacks on unions will be top of the agenda when the Trades Union Congress gathers later.

VIDEO: 'Make the minimum wage the living wage'

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:32
The Green Party is calling for the minimum wage to match the higher living wage level.

VIDEO: March for NHS heads to Westminster

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 19:32
The 999 call for the NHS, by the so-called Darlo Mums, is following the route of the 1936 Jarrow Crusade.

Girls 'abused by security forces'

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 18:44
The authorities are urged to investigate claims that girls in care homes were abused in Northern Ireland by members of the security forces.

Independence groups push for votes

Sat, 09/06/2014 - 12:12
The push for votes is stepping up with less than two weeks to go until Scotland's independence referendum.

Summit 'massive showcase' for Wales

Fri, 09/05/2014 - 21:55
Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has said the Nato summit has raised the profile of Wales abroad and would attract investment.

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