The United Kingdom faces the "disastrous" prospect of losing its Trident nuclear deterrent and its permanent seat on the United Nations security council if Scotland votes for independence, the former prime minister Sir John Major has warned.
The prime minister must have wished to be anywhere but Balmoral explaining to Her Majesty that a poll was about to be published showing he was on the verge of overseeing the break-up of her most precious possession, the 300-year-old union. But saying sorry is not always enough to assuage one's sense of guilt.
A call for the establishment of an English Labour party in the wake of the proposed transfer of further powers to Scotland is made on Wednesday by Labour MP John Denham, suggesting there is a growing concern that England is missing out in the race to the devolution of powers.
Scotland's first minister, Alex Salmond, was in a buoyant mood in Edinburgh on Tuesday, lifted by polls and what he called the "disintegration" of the no campaign.
The No camp have continued their efforts to win back voters by planning to hold a one day festival to celebrate the union.
English regions should get the power to spend the tax collected from local residents in the wake of further Scottish devolution, a leading Labour MP has said.
Gordon Brown will spearhead Labour's last-ditch campaign to save the union as a new poll confirmed that the yes and no camps are neck and neck before next week's referendum on Scottish independence.
The recent YouGov poll putting the campaigns level is not a quirk. New TNS survey confirms close race.
Settlers and Palestinians coming together in the search for peace.
The prospect of Scots separatists winning next Thursday’s referendum has belatedly shaken English complacency in many ways that will thrill hardcore SNP supporters.
Jeremy Corbyn is to urge supporters to back the European Union “warts and all” as he tries to allay fears among remain campaigners that a failure to motivate Labour voters could leave Britain at risk of crashing out of the EU.
Ruth Davidson has launched the Scottish Conservative manifesto with a candid admission that it is not a programme for government but a programme for a strong opposition, and pledged to succeed where Labour has failed in holding the Scottish National party to account.
A full public inquiry should be held into the leaked Panama Papers rather than a proposed government taskforce, which is due to report to ministers, because Tory donors feature in the documents, John McDonnell has said.