Labour majority ‘difficult but do-able’ says Douglas Alexander

Scottish Labour is very unlikely to win back the voters it lost to the SNP during the independence referendum in time for the general election, two ...

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General Election 2015: voters have 38 days to decide

One of the most closely-contested general elections for decades formally gets under way today, with David Cameron accusing Labour of planning a ...

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Sturgeon’s message of ‘friendship’ contradicted by Salmond, say opponents

Nicola Sturgeon will today extend a message of “friendship and solidarity” to voters in the rest of the UK, pledging the SNP will work with others to ...

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Katie Hopkins’ Rochdale tweets reported to police

Katie Hopkins has been reported to police over claims she may have incited racial hatred in Rochdale by suggesting Pakistani men in the area were sex ...

Bad form? — Aintree wants to curb photographers ‘looking for a negative shot’ on Ladies Day

It has become a tradition as much as the horse racing, but this year bosses at the Grand National will aim to cover up the modesty of Liverpool ...

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Magazine rates Russell Brand among world’s top thinkers

Comedian Russell Brand has been voted the world’s fourth most important thinker by readers of intellectual magazine Prospect.

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Meredith Kercher’s mother ‘shocked’ by Knox and Sollecito acquittals

The mother of murdered British student Meredith Kercher has said she is "surprised and very shocked" by an Italian court's decision to overturn the ...

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One in 20 students working in sex industry to pay their way, says survey

Students are turning to sex work in order to reduce loan debt and fund their basic lifestyle while at university, according to a major study.

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Watch: Terrifying video of quad biker tearing through city centre

A teenage boy who rode a quad bike the wrong way into oncoming traffic is "lucky to be alive", police have said.

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VIDEO: Jeremy Clarkson gets on his bike

Jeremy Clarkson faces an uncertain future and possible police action after being dropped by the BBC as host of Top Gear.

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