Labour and SNP clash over air duty and education spending

Labour and the SNP have traded insults over plans to slash then abolish a tax on flying into Scotland.

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Tony Blair admits mistake on devolution for Scotland and Wales

Former prime minister Tony Blair has admitted his government made a "mistake" by failing to do enough to ensure that devolution of powers to Scotland ...

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New poll shows majority backing for Scottish independence

A majority of Scots would vote to leave the UK if a second referendum on Scottish independence was held tomorrow, a new poll suggests.

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Refugee crisis: Prime Minister under renewed pressure after photo ‘shame’

David Cameron is under mounting pressure from MPs across the political spectrum to allow more refugees into Britain after shocking pictures of a ...

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Simon Cowell backs X Factor to beat Strictly Come Dancing

X Factor judge Simon Cowell has laughed off any ratings rivalry with Strictly Come Dancing, joking about the BBC's lack of a star-studded line-up.

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It’s NBD, bruh, beer o’clock, bants and manspreading are all in the dictionary

Britons are offending commuters by manspreading, revelling in bants with their friends at beer o’clock and having a brain fart while talking about ...

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Durham skeletons were Scottish prisoners from civil war’s Battle of Dunbar

Skeletons discovered in a mass grave in Durham are the remains of Scottish prisoners of war which laid untouched for almost 400 years, experts have ...

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National living wage crackdown branded ‘window dressing’

The Government has been accused of "window dressing" after announcing a crackdown against firms that fail to pay staff the new national living wage.

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Man shot dead after armed police swarm flat in north London

Horrified residents have described seeing armed police swarm their block of flats moments before officers shot dead a man who had a gun and was ...

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Shoreham air crash victim Mark Reeves parked motorbike to photograph planes

A grandfather died in the Shoreham air disaster after parking his motorbike on the outskirts to take photographs of the planes, his family revealed.

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