Vince Cable has become the most senior member of the government to criticise the billionaire boss of Boots for not paying UK taxes.
New polls, by Lord Ashcroft and YouGov, suggest that Labour has very little hope in getting an overall majority, due to the rise of the SNP in Scotland.
It is the most keenly awaited polling exercise I can remember, so what does it tell us? Basically, the same as all other recent Scottish surveys.
A leak of Ashcroft’s polls indicates that the top Liberal Democrat MP could lose his seat to the SNP in the general election.
The government has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown on school exclusions just weeks after introducing new guidelines to headteachers aimed at toughening up discipline in schools.
You report (30 January) the doubling of the number of schools in England failing the poorest children at GCSE level, reflecting changes to exam rules.
Chuka Umunna, the shadow business secretary, has said Labour will respond to political attacks from business but stressed the party is not spoiling for a fight or seeking a confrontation with boardrooms.
YouGov’s poll for the Sunday Times, suggests that more Brits oppose fracking than support it, in a change from a previous poll.
Nine million renters would save more than £600 each in the next parliament under Labour’s plans to ban letting agent fees and cap rent increases for longer-term tenants, Ed Miliband is to say.
David Cameron has defended the decision of the British authorities to fly the union flag at half mast after the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on the grounds that intelligence from the kingdom has saved British lives.