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Passport delay victims 'need refund'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:01
Passport applicants who paid £30 extra to avoid missing travel because of processing delays should get refunds, MPs say.

Tech firms want 'digital ministers'

Tue, 09/16/2014 - 00:00
An influential group of major technology firms is calling on the UK to appoint "digital ministers" in every government department.

Welsh politicians debate Scots vote

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 22:45
Extra powers for Wales, how it is funded and whether it would be weaker if Scotland left the union are the subject of a debate on the impact of the independence referendum.

Pro-Union leaders in powers pledge

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 22:05
The leaders of the three main parties at Westminster sign a pledge to devolve more powers to Scotland, if Scots reject independence.

No campaigners hold London rally

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 21:35
Pro-union supporters and celebrity campaigners take part in a rally in London aimed at persuading Scotland's voters to reject independence.

State nurseries 'withering on vine'

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:57
Council nurseries are the highest-rated part of England's school system yet minsters are accused of neglecting them

Scotland's vote weighs on Europe

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 18:41
A breakaway Scotland would worry some EU members

VIDEO: Goldsmith: Recall bill 'dangerous thing'

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 15:01
Zac Goldsmith says the Recall Bill proposed by the deputy prime minister is a "dangerous thing".

VIDEO: Scottish deal: Fair or unfair to UK?

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 14:38
Will any post-referendum settlement for Scotland be fair to people in the rest of the United Kingdom?

VIDEO: Stormont pays tribute to Ian Paisley

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:56
First and deputy first ministers pay tribute to former first minister and DUP leader Ian Paisley at Stormont

Ruane quits police post panel

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:47
Sinn Féin MLA and Policing Board member Caitríona Ruane withdraws from the panel to select a new Police Service of Northern Ireland deputy chief constable.

'No' receives most campaign cash

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:37
The campaign to keep Scotland in the Union received more cash in total than the pro-independence side, according to the final set of official figures.

Redwood leads English Parliament call

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 13:13
The House of Commons could double up as an English Parliament as part of a future devolution settlement, a Tory MP urges.

Man admits attacking George Galloway

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 12:02
A man admits beating MP George Galloway in a west London street but denied his attack was religiously aggravated.

VIDEO: Key moments of the Indyref campaign

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:37
Adam Fleming visits a tapestry recalling Scottish history to look back at key moments in the independence campaign.

Devolution powers are 'lop-sided'

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 09:12
A former Welsh secretary says the current devolution settlement is unfair and should change.

£7m cut 'to halve apprentice places'

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 07:14
Employers in Wales are likely to cut the number of apprentices they take on by almost half after ministers cut the budget by £7m, a trade body warns

Ian Paisley's funeral to be held

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 06:12
The funeral of Ian Paisley, the former Democratic Unionist Party leader and first minister of Northern Ireland, takes place later.

Hammond to discuss plans to tackle IS

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 06:00
Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond is to attend a summit to discuss plans to tackle Islamic State (IS) militants, following the killing of hostage David Haines.

Salmond and PM hit campaign trail

Mon, 09/15/2014 - 02:32
First Minister Alex Salmond and Prime Minister David Cameron are hitting the Scottish campaign trail ahead of Thursday's independence vote.

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