Nigel Farage has moved to clarify his suggestion that he would abolish much of Britain’s anti-race-discrimination legislation, saying he was merely arguing employers should be allowed to prefer British workers over migrants for jobs.
Ed Miliband wants the energy regulator to use a proposed legal power to enforce an additional cut in annual fuel bills estimated to be worth £100 per household.
New polling data suggests that the SNP, who are already gaining momentum, are about to dominate Scotland’s capital in May.
The Speaker of the House of Commons has apologised to a female Conservative minister for comparing her mode of speech to a washing machine that will not stop going round.
MPs have voted by a majority of 254 in favour of introducing standardised cigarette packaging from May 2016.
The home secretary is withholding a decision on whether Britain’s biggest police force can use water cannon until after the election, it has emerged.
A senior Tory has accused Margaret Hodge, the Labour chair of the public accounts committee, of bringing parliament into disrepute by being “abusive and bullying” towards senior HSBC executives when they appeared before her panel.
The personal attacks Ed Miliband faces as the general election nears will get worse and become “really vicious”, his wife has said in her first intervention in the 2015 campaign.
Lord Ashcroft’s latest polling indicates that Tory voters would rather see a coalition involving their current partners.
If the SNP take almost all the 59 Scottish seats up for grabs, then this will reiterate the failures of first-past-the-post.
The home secretary, Theresa May, has made further concessions on the snooper’s charter, including on the key issue of privacy, before a Commons battle over the bill next week.
Vicente del Bosque has claimed Spain are favourites to win a third successive European Championship after seeing his side beat South Korea 6-1. Alvaro Morata and Nolito each scored twice as the champions from 2008 and 2012 warmed up for their defence in style. Manchester City’s David Silva and Cesc Fàbregas of Chelsea were also on target in Salzburg.
Deputy Labour leader Tom Watson has called for a ban on hedge funds to commission private exit polls for the EU referendum.