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Politics

Cabinet unity: David Cameron is already said to have one eye on a post-EU vote reshuffle to help heal Tory wounds

Unity: Cameron already said to have one eye on post-EU vote reshuffle to help heal Tory wounds

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Order, order: FoI request reveals how Commons Speaker spends thousands wining and dining MPs and dignitaries

That's entertainment: revealed how Speaker spends thousands wining and dining MPs and dignitaries

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A Holyrood committee backed calls for a more generous visa offer for non-EU students at Scottish universities

Holyrood committee calls on Home Office to sanction Scottish student visa scheme

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Unspun: An insania experience for Johann

Unspun: An insania experience for Johann

Still stalemate: Treasury chief Greg Hands rejects MPs' compromise offer on tax powers and sticks by Whitehall's "generous" plan

Hands rejects MPs' compromise offer on tax powers and sticks by Whitehall's plan

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Neil Findlay was warned he will be referred to the Standards, Procedures and Public Appointments Committee if he misbehaves again

Labour's Neil Findlay let off with warning over Nicola Sturgeon "liar" slur

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Power play in Hamburg: Cameron hopes Merkel's support will help clinch Britain's reform deal

Upbeat Cameron points to historic deal, insisting Europe will be stronger with Britain in it

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Scots Tory leader Ruth Davidson has signed up to appear in the first of the Scottish election's TV leaders' debates from Edinburgh

First of the Holyrood TV election debates to be held in Edinburgh

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Labour MSP Neil Findlay in unparliamentary language row

The Midge: Pipsqueak, rat, guttersnipe, liar - what can't you say in parliament?

Watch the moment Nicola Sturgeon hits a photographer for six

Watch the moment Nicola Sturgeon hits a photographer for six

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The final push: Cameron begins spurt of euro-schmoozing with keynote speech on reform in Germany

A week is a long time in politics: PM begins his final push on EU reform with keynote speech in Germany

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Deputy FM John Swinney

Deal or no deal? What are the chances of securing agreement on Holyrood's new powers?

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Does Nicola Sturgeon (main) need to show more digital leadership? Clockwise from top right, prominent tweeters include Christina McKelvie, Fergus Ewing, Ruth Davidson, John Finnie and Johann Lamont

Scottish politicians on Twitter: sometimes safe, sometimes silly, rarely strident

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Neil Findlay called Nicola Sturgeon a "liar", according to Holyrood's official report

Labour's Neil Findlay issues half-hearted retraction after calling Sturgeon a "liar" over tax

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Pete Wishart's committee backs Swinney tax powers option but Treasury insists its alternative is logical and fair

Treasury insists its tax powers offer is "logical and fair" but MPs back SNP government's stance

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Barry Manilow rushed to hospital after emergency surgery complications

Barry Manilow rushed to hospital after emergency surgery complications

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Commons speaker splashed out tens of thousands on dinners, lunches and receptions

Commons speaker splashed out tens of thousands on dinners, lunches and receptions

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UK Government offers Scotland £4.5bn compensation deal 'to break fiscal framework deadlock'

Sturgeon rejects Treasury's £4.5bn deal on fiscal framework

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Prime Minister David Cameron

Hint ministers could water down opposition party funding cuts

Cameron to lay out EU reform 'wider agenda' case

Cameron to lay out EU reform 'wider agenda' case

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Councillor Julie McAnulty, who has been suspended from the SNP over racism claims

Sturgeon urged to step in amid claims SNP race row councillor is 'victim of smear campaign'

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FMQs sketch: Class war

FMQs sketch: Class war

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Goods should be taxed where they are created, says Google chief

The Midge: Google boss turns to Scotch in defence of tax bill, and when Alex met Moira ...

Rev Dr Elijah Obinna and Dr Ann Jackson

Hospital link amazes Nigerian minister after 3,700-mile move to Scotland

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Deputy First Minister John Swinney

U-turn MSPs 'took leave of senses or were nobbled by Swinney'

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Falling oil revenues continue to hit the economy

Low oil revenues leave Scotland worse off than the rest of the UK, official figures show.

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Sturgeon brands Labour's 1p income tax rise plans a 'con-trick'

Sturgeon brands Labour's 1p income tax rise plans a 'con-trick'

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Senior executive tells MPs: Google pays 20% tax in UK

Senior executive tells MPs: Google pays 20% tax in UK

Bernie Sanders leaves New Hampshire a clear winner

The Midge: Who is the 74-year-old comeback kid leaving Hillary for dust?

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Row over Trident deepens as Labour stalwarts round on Thornberry

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The blue and yellow flag of the EU

We've learned from Better Together's mistakes, says EU 'In' campaign that's calling itself 'Project Cheer'

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Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays

Tories slam First Minister over EU farmer payment delays

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Alex Salmond

Scot William Wallace, 75, challenges Alex Salmond to a fight live on air

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Hilary Benn: Case for EU now stronger than ever

Hilary Benn: Case for EU now stronger than ever

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John Swinney looked on as his backbenchers suddenly backed his position

SNP MSPs in shock u-turn as they block move they recommended one month ago

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PMQs: Cameron urges Sturgeon to drop grievance agenda, do deal on tax powers and start adopting governing agenda

Cameron tells Sturgeon the time has come to "move towards" UK position during new powers talks

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Julian Assange

Julian Assange accuses the Prime Minister of libel over trial claims

SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against Brexit

SNP minister rules out party campaigning with David Mundell against Brexit

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Waitrose boss to depart

Waitrose's Mark Price to join the Government as Trade and Investment Minister

PMQs: Dave delights in UK Labour's continuing Trident turmoil

Sketch: Dave suggests time for the Labour comrades to lie in darkened room over Trident turmoil

Prime Minister David Cameron during Prime Minister's Questions (PA Wire)

Tories urge PM not to delay Trident vote to capitalise on Labour woes

Cameron: Funding for Scotland must be 'fair and reasonable'

Cameron: Funding for Scotland must be 'fair and reasonable'

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Corbyn wears 'heart unions' badge at PMQs

Corbyn wears 'heart unions' badge at PMQs

Sturgeon pledges to take tough decisions to make NHS 'fit for future'

Sturgeon pledges to take tough decisions to make NHS 'fit for future'

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Absolutely not. Ruth Davidson finally rules herself out from the race to succeed David Cameron

Davidson rules herself out "absolutely" from wanting to succeed Cameron as UK Tory leader and the next PM

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Alex Salmond

Salmond accuses Cameron of "teeny, weenie" EU vision

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Swinney: Labour claims Scottish Government will cut £2.2bn from public services are ‘a work of fiction’

Swinney: claims Scottish Government will drain £2.2bn from public services are ‘work of fiction’

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David Cameron and Nicola Sturgeon at Bute House in May last year

Nicola Sturgeon vows to explain how she would use Holyrood's new powers

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Margaret Lynch

Citizens Advice Scotland CEO was suspended amid finance row

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MPs' pay rise higher than public sector wages cap

MPs' pay rise higher than public sector wages cap

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.Kenny MacAskill is the latest high-profile figure to say that short term prison sentences should be scrapped

MacAskill backs calls to scrap jail sentences under one year

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Good to talk: Cameron shares telephone call with Sturgeon on tax powers but deadlock remains unbroken

Cameron talks to Sturgeon on tax powers but fails to break deadlock

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Shadow cabinet clash over Labour Trident policy postponed

Shadow cabinet clash over Labour Trident policy postponed

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David Mundell urges Nicola Sturgeon to campaign with him against Brexit

David Mundell urges Nicola Sturgeon to campaign with him against Brexit

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Yvette Cooper warns PM: change tack on refugee crisis or Eurosceptics will win

Do more on refugee crisis or risk seeing pro-Brexit campaigners stoke up immigration fears, Cameron is warned

Prime Minister David Cameron

SNP accuse Cameron of stalling over women’s rights.

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Labour: Sturgeon's breaking promises over council funding cuts

Labour: Sturgeon's breaking promises over council funding cuts

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David Cameron

Bring on EU referendum, Eurosceptic ex-minister tells David Cameron

Football will be priority if EU referendum is during Euro 2016, ministers have been warned.

Government urged not to make EU referendum a political football

Burnham: Labour split over Trident 'may be irreconcilable'

Burnham: Labour split over Trident 'may be irreconcilable'

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Scottish Greens pledge to ban fracking as party launches manifesto

Scottish Greens pledge to ban fracking as party launches campaign

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Contaminated blood scandal financial moves needed urgently, committee told

Contaminated blood scandal financial moves needed urgently, committee told

A consensus has emerged over extending a presumption against short sentences to 12 months

Experts: scrap jail for sentences of up to one year

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There was little progress in the latest round of talks over the fiscal framework, with a deal now looking increasingly unlikely

Prospects for fiscal framework deal 'gloomy' as deadlock continues

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Judge rules constituents will not have to pay Alistair Carmichael's legal fees in memo row case

Carmichael expresses 'disappointment' at ruling that means he faces £150,000 legal bill

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Tory leader Ruth Davidson says there is such a thing as society. See "Need to Know"

The Midge: Heir to Dave, not Maggie. Will strategy of Scots Tory leader pay off?

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Sturgeon urged to decriminalise abortion

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The test firing of a Trident missile

Labour MPs angry as shadow defence secretary compares Trident to Spitfires

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Getting tough: Ruth Davidson says tackle anger at fat cat pay by putting workers on remuneration committees and publishing pay ratios

Davidson: tackle fat cat pay by putting workers on remuneration committees and publishing pay ratios

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Russell Gunson

Parties face a 'devil's choice' on tax under Holyrood's existing powers, says think tank.

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