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Get tough with extremists - Johnson

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 02:44
Mayor of London Boris Johnson calls for tougher powers to deal with British extremists who leave the UK to fight in Iraq and Syria.

Students 'exempt from migration cuts'

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 01:48
Foreign students should be excluded from government plans to cut net immigration to the UK, former cabinet minister Lord Heseltine tells the BBC.

Uni runs online referendum course

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:52
The University of Edinburgh is offering a six-week open course on the constitutional future of Scotland and the UK.

Leaders meet for TV referendum clash

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 00:35
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond and pro-Union campaign chief Alistair Darling are due to go head-to-head in a second live TV debate on Scottish independence.

UK 'close' to identifying jihadist

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 18:00
The authorities are "close" to identifying a suspected British jihadist from the footage of the killing of a journalist, the British ambassador to America says.

Salmond does ice bucket challenge

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 13:32
Alex Salmond takes the ice bucket challenge, along with his deputy Nicola Sturgeon, after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

Call to strengthen radicals' checks

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 12:32
Stronger border checks are needed to prevent radicalised Muslims leaving the UK, says an MP with three constituents believed to be fighting in Syria.

Kirk ministers back 'Yes' vote

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 11:41
More than 30 ministers sign a declaration backing Scottish independence, saying it is the only way to abolish nuclear weapons in Scotland.

Hammond: Iraq murder betrays Britain

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 03:41
The apparent murder of a US journalist by an Islamic militant with an English accent is "an utter betrayal" of what British people stand for", the foreign secretary says.

Leaders set for indyref TV debate

Sun, 08/24/2014 - 00:06
Both sides in the independence referendum campaign are getting ready for the second televised debate.

Campaigns set out visions of NHS

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 13:55
The "Yes" and "No" campaigns in the independence referendum set out rival visions of the NHS in Scotland.

Student hardship fund cuts 'shock'

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 08:31
Student leaders say they are "shocked" the Welsh government is cutting funding for students who find themselves in financial difficulty.

May pledges new anti-extremist laws

Sat, 08/23/2014 - 05:14
Home Secretary Theresa May confirms she is pressing ahead with new powers to tackle extremist groups, while defending current counter-terrorism strategy.

Cliff police and BBC to face MPs

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 18:11
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.

Darling does ice bucket challenge

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:24
Alistair Darling takes the ice bucket challenge after being nominated by actor James McAvoy.

UK won't work with Assad - Hammond

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 15:04
Britain will not work with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the battle against Islamic State extremists, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says.

PCC chosen in 10.4% turnout election

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 14:13
Labour's David Jamieson is elected as the new West Midlands police and crime commissioner as it emerges the turnout was 10.4%.

The least popular election ever?

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:53
Is this the least popular election in history?

Yes declaration hits million target

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:17
More than a million people have signed a declaration that they are in favour of Scottish independence, campaigners say.

McGuinness seeks urgent health talks

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 11:09
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness says he is seeking an urgent meeting with the chief medical officer about problems faced by the health service.