Jim Murphy has been forced to delete a YouTube video and tweet alleging that four times as many hospital operations were being cancelled in Scotland after it emerged Labour had misread the data.
George Osborne has come under fresh pressure from Labour to explain his knowledge of the conduct of HSBC’s Swiss subsidiary and the extent to which the Treasury was aware that HMRC had decided to take a light-touch approach to seeking prosecutions for those suspected of tax evasion.
Ed Miliband has warned of the fears felt by Jewish and Muslim families about rising intolerance in Britain, while calling on Twitter and Facebook to do more to counter extremism online.
YouGov’s latest poll, for the Sun, has put the Greens ahead of the Lib Dems. Could that be repeated in the general election?
The Coalition promised radical solutions to many of the problems in our democracy, but it has failed to deliver. British politics is neither more democratic nor more accountable than five years ago.
Price growth in the U.K. in January fell to its lowest level since records began, marking a move closer deflationary territory.
The latest additions to the European Union's list of those Russians and Ukrainians who have had their European assets frozen and barred from travel to Europe for their role in the crisis in Ukraine, include a famous crooner along with several ministers in Putin's government.
All 18- to 21-year-olds who have failed to find a job or a place in training would no longer be able to claim jobseeker’s allowance under a Tory government, but would instead be forced to undertake community work, David Cameron will say on Tuesday as he continues his drive to put stricter curbs on welfare at the heart of his party’s election appeal.
There are some things that could happen on election night that would have been deemed ridiculous five years ago, but now don't seem impossible.
David Cameron’s “emergency brake” denying access to in-work benefits for new European Union migrants is unlikely to lead to a large reduction in migration to the UK, according to expert analysis.
Leaving the EU could put £250bn of British trade at risk, former chancellor of the exchequer Alistair Darling has claimed, saying negotiating new free-trade deals with key export markets could take an average of six years.
A Conservative cabinet minister has made a direct plea to supporters of other political parties to vote in favour of Britain’s membership of the EU by warning that Brexit would be a “hugely retrograde step” for the environment.