Nicola Sturgeon has warned that the next British government could be illegitimate if it fails to include “Scottish voices” as she stepped up demands for a post-election deal with Labour.
Arguments about what will constitute a legitimate post-election government are beginning to stumble into the open.
An election campaign rally attended by the Scottish Labour leader, Jim Murphy, and the Labour-supporting comedian Eddie Izzard had to be abandoned after they were ambushed and heckled by pro-independence activists.
Speaking on his YouTube show, the Trews, the comedian turned political commentator-activist said that people should back Labour in parts of the UK.
Populist U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) is the most discussed U.K. political party on Facebook, the social media site said Friday, less than a week ahead of the country's closely-run general election.
A curious – and possibly ominous – element of the general election campaign has been the near complete silence of the Tory right.
A second general election later this year after an inconclusive result on Thursday would resolve little and would probably produce a similar outcome, former chancellor Kenneth Clarke has said.
The YouGov poll for the Sunday Times suggests that people across the UK think Nicola Sturgeon has had the best campaign.
MPs investigating controversial business practices at Sports Direct have told its founder, Mike Ashley, they will not visit the company’s headquarters before next month’s select committee hearing and made it clear they still expect him to show up at Westminster.
George Osborne has been accused by a Conservative MP of plotting to break the law in order to “bludgeon” people into voting in favour of staying in the EU.