Alex Salmond has provoked a fresh battle over his plans for the Scottish currency after independence by declaring "it's our pound and we're keeping it."
Alex Salmond had to give a rallying speech to Scottish National party backbenchers after his aides began an inquest into his faltering performance in Tuesday night's first live TV debate on independence.
Boris Johnson, in a typical faux-naïf Borrism, said once of his leadership ambitions that he might "pick up the ball if it came loose from the back of the scrum". Wednesday morning, he managed to position himself perfectly as scrum-half in a prime position.
In a speech on Europe, London Mayor Boris Johnson revealed his ambition to stand in the 2015 election, having previously denied it.
On the 5th August, on STV, Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond debated the future of Scotland in the United Kingdom.
New rules allowing the Revenue to raid taxpayers’ bank accounts without trial are impracticable, unfair and unconstitutional.
Alistair Darling accused Alex Salmond of arguing for independence using "guesswork, fingers crossed and blind faith" in a combative television debate that an instant poll said was won by the former chancellor.
If it had been decided just on the closing statements, then Tuesday night's STV debate would have been a triumph for the SNP first minister, Alex Salmond, and Alistair Darling's no campaign would have been feeling pretty sick.
Lady Warsi, the senior Foreign Office minister, has resigned from the government in protest at its policy on Gaza, describing it as “morally indefensible”.
The UK government is prepared to offer help with pension liabilities and energy costs to potential buyers of Tata’s threatened steel plants, Sajid Javid, the business secretary, has said.
Port Talbot’s derelict Plaza Cinema is a boarded-up patchwork of neglect and decay. Even the colourful murals, which adorn the exterior, of the town’s most famous sons – Michael Sheen, Richard Burton and Sir Anthony Hopkins – cannot conceal the broken windows and soot-smudged facade of this once-loved building.