A fresh constitutional settlement to create a “resting place” for Scotland in the UK has run into trouble on the day of its launch after David Cameron pledged to prevent the SNP from flexing its muscles at Westminster by taking part in English-only votes.
A breast cancer surgeon, a feminist blogger and the owner of a Glasgow bar that became an activists’ hub during the referendum campaign are among the “bunch of mavericks” standing for selection as Scottish National party candidates for the general election which, according to recent Guardian polling, promises to radically alter the political landscape in Scotland.
The celebrity chef claimed in court that a signature was not his, but done by a ‘ghostwriting’ machine. With everyone from the Queen to Barack Obama now using them, how can you be sure who has signed what?
David Cameron makes his first visit to Scotland on Thursday since the independence referendum last September amid a renewed war of words between the Tories and the SNP.
Boris Johnson has reportedly settled a tax demand issued by the US authorities that he previously described as absolutely outrageous.
Britain is home to more than 10,000 “ultra-high net worth individuals” – that is, people with assets of £20m or more – with only the US and Germany having higher numbers, finds a new report.
A new poll suggests the SNP will almost completely wipe out Labour in Scotland in May’s general election.
An unusual £600,000 donation has been handed to 30 Labour and 15 left-of-centre Liberal Democrat election candidates by a former Lib Dem peer in an attempt to create an Ed Miliband-led progressive government.
The Scottish government has been accused of falling into line with Tory tax cuts after the finance minister, John Swinney, announced changes to flagship legislation that he previously described as emblematic of the SNP’s approach to a more progressive taxation system in Scotland.
The Conservatives have signalled that David Cameron is willing to take part in televised leaders’ debates following the publication of revised plans from broadcasters.
Lady Warsi has delivered a blistering critique of the government’s approach towards Britain’s Muslims, warning that failure to engage properly with communities across the UK has created a climate of suspicion and undermined the fight against extremism.
A Ukip MEP has defected to the Conservatives as his former party claims he had been suspended after an investigation into “extremely serious” financial issues, evidence of which it says has been passed to the police.