Plans by the Conservatives and Labour for a fresh round of deficit reduction after the general election are being strongly attacked by one of the world’s leading economists who warns that renewed austerity will hold back a still-incomplete recovery.
Ed Miliband will say on Tuesday that Labour’s approach to immigration has changed, and that he offers a “clear, credible and concrete plan on immigration – not false promises”.
David Cameron has said he has no time to “hang out” with the “joke” Russell Brand as he mocked Ed Miliband’s decision to record an interview with the comedian.
The worst form of racism in the UK is hatred of the English by people in Scotland, Ukip leader Nigel Farage has said.
The Conservatives have put the economy at the heart of their election strategy in the belief that it will give them a decisive lead over Labour.
Nicola Sturgeon has suggested Ed Miliband was bullied by the Tories into rejecting SNP support after the election, after accusing both the main parties of clinging to the idea they are entitled to a Westminster majority instead of embracing the multi-party election the public want.
David Cameron has been praised by a former member of Barack Obama’s cabinet for adopting an “innovative and effective” approach to business that has been critical in building Britain’s economic recovery.
Nate Silver, the statistician who correctly predicted the US 2012 election results in every state, has suggested there could be an “incredibly messy outcome” to the UK general election.
Jim Murphy has accused the SNP of wanting to consign Scotland to years of deepening division over independence, after Nicola Sturgeon accused both Labour and the Tories of clinging to the idea that they are entitled to a Westminster majority instead of embracing the multi-party election that the public wants.
Both the Conservative Party and Ukip have announced they will not put forward candidates in the Batley and Spen by-election following the tragic death of Labour MP Jo Cox.
The boss of the NHS has told Jeremy Hunt that the health service may need closer to £21bn extra over the next few years, far more than the £8bn ministers have promised.