Nicola Sturgeon issues warning on cuts to tax credits

Expected cuts to tax credits in the Budget will hit Scotland's poorest families hard and could put the economic recovery north of the border under ...

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‘Fear of SNP’ won election for David Cameron

David Cameron's strategy of highlighting a potential Labour-SNP deal to put Ed Miliband in Number 10 could have helped persuade English voters ...

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Former Scottish secretary brands EVEL proposals ‘threat to union’

Ramming proposals which amount to an English parliament through the Commons in a single day is the biggest threat to the union, a Liberal Democrat MP ...

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Silent tribute paid to 7/7 victims

Britain has fallen silent in memory of terrorism victims for the second time in less than a week as the tenth anniversary of the July 7 attacks was ...

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Trial boosts cystic fibrosis therapy hopes

Life-changing gene therapy for cystic fibrosis sufferers could be available in the next five years following a landmark trial.

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BBC to axe more than 1,000 jobs

The BBC is to cut more than 1,000 jobs, including many managerial roles, because of a £150 million shortfall in its licence fee income.

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Customers overpay £1.2 billion for energy

British households are overpaying for their energy by around £1.2 billion a year and are failing to switch to get the best deals, the competition ...

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Ex-Dundee director Giovanni di Stefano launches bid to clear his name

A former Dundee FC director who claimed friendship with some of the 20th Century’s most notorious individuals is appealing a string of convictions ...

Brighton bus crash: Five seriously injured in city centre incident

Two people have suffered life-threatening injuries and three have been seriously hurt in a crash involving two buses in a city centre.

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Paddy Power causes outrage with Andy Murray ‘immigrant’ advert

A gambling firm has caused outrage after suggesting that Andy Murray is an immigrant.

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