Nicola Sturgeon has angrily rejected claims by Treasury ministers that they have made a further £4.5bn concession in an effort to rescue the ailing £32bn deal on Scottish government funding.
A political row over Margaret Thatcher’s views on the EU has deepened after pro-Europeans highlighted the late prime minister’s support for UK membership at the height of her battles against the Maastricht treaty after she left office.
The country has a new currency. Not the pound, not the euro, but the Rosie.
Hopes that Boris Johnson will back the campaign for the UK to quit the European Union have been revived, after his wife wrote a lengthy attack on the terms secured by David Cameron.
Scotland’s finance secretary has been accused of killing off proposals in Holyrood to give a financial watchdog far greater powers to scrutinise his spending and borrowing plans.
Nicola Sturgeon has urged David Cameron to overrule the Treasury after talks to agree a new financial deal for Scotland became deadlocked. In a letter to the prime minister, Scotland’s first minister accused the Treasury of sabotaging the deal by refusing to agree that a key principle was that the Scottish parliament would not suffer financially for taking on new tax and welfare powers worth about £15bn a year.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders both took home decisive victories in the New Hampshire primary.
Ministers are considering lowering the drink-driving limit in England and Wales to the tougher level set by Scotland.
David Cameron’s hopes of limiting the number of Conservative MPs who support a British exit from the European Union were dealt a blow on Tuesday after the influential backbencher Dr Sarah Wollaston stated that her clear preference was for a withdrawal from the union.
Spending a busy train journey without a seat, crushed up against other commuters in the aisle, or crouched uncomfortably in the luggage compartment is an all-too-common experience for many. But you don’t expect to spot the leader of the opposition on the floor of a train on your way to work.
Jeremy Corbyn has won local party nominations by a landslide in the Labour leadership contest, with 84% of constituency nominations at the final count.