Unless Ed Miliband changes course on Trident replacement, Labour risks losing not only the general election, but losing its Scottish heartland for good.
The NS has hired Stephen Bush, of the Telegraph, to edit its online politics coverage.
The Conservative MP Mark Pritchard has been arrested following an allegation of rape.
The main lesson to take from George Osborne's pre-budget announcements this week is that the worst of austerity is yet to come.
A small "free education" sit-in was disrupted this afternoon by police, who used force to disperse the group and arrested three students.
Plan to fund extra £2bn a year through future underspends means spending promise is "a con", says shadow chancellor.
Could Labour also fail to pass a budget next year, and trigger a second election?
An Autumn Statement for the few.
The Chancellor framed himself as a man who would take from the wealthy and give to the NHS.
The Autumn Statement performances today shows our political leaders on both sides should stop fixating reducing the deficit to zero.
The big news is what George Osborne didn’t mention.
The Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement to parliament today. What did he announce?
A first look at this week’s magazine.
Peer and shadow foreign office minister set to replace Emily Thornberry.
A respected thinker of the new Tory right-wing vanguard, Kwasi Kwarteng MP, has been secretly recorded suggesting the NHS budget shouldn't be protected.
The Chancellor will make his last Autumn Statement before the general election. What will it include?
The government has named Bicester in Oxfordshire as its second garden city, but to solve the housing crisis, we’d need to build six or seven of them every year.
Whether you choose the religious terminology of sin or the secular language of social harm, it is clear that banks have not been helping the poor but have focused on the wealthy few.
The Audiovisual Media Services Regulations 2014 impose restrictions on the content of pornography made and sold within the UK with a perplexing ignorance.
New government plans for funding flood defences won't protect us.
The Conservatives in Thurrock have been accused of "cheap" tactics by putting Ukip candidate Tim Aker's little-used full Turkish name on a campaign leaflet.
Since 2012, we haven’t seen a solitary reference to child poverty in any budget or Autumn Statement, and poverty rates are rising.
Taking a million small businesses out of paying business rates altogether would send out a powerful message.
Time for government, banks and creditors to break the silence.
"Brilliant, but nightmarish."
The shadow health secretary Andy Burnham accuses the Chancellor of "recycling" funds for health spending.
We look at how specific voters have reacted to the coalition's economic policies since 2010.
Removing the right for the individual to seek legal remedy for unlawful behaviour of the state – one of the coalition’s worst moments?