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Nicola Sturgeon unveils plans for a fairer welfare system for Scotland

  An expert group which will advise on how a fairer welfare system can be introduced in an independent Scotland has been unveiled by...

UK PM distances himself from politicisation of London Olympics

By Bob Duncan  David Cameron is distancing himself and his coalition government from a number of Unionist MPs and MSPs who have been attempting...

‘London exports tax to Scotland’ claims London Mayor Boris Johnson

By Martin Kelly  Controversial London Mayor Boris Johnson has claimed that London “exports” its taxes to Scotland and that there is not a “cat’s...

Limp icks

By Paul T Kavanagh London's big expensive party got off to an inauspicious start.  Tory Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt suffered equipment failure which brought...

Anger as Olympic protesters arrested in London for spilling custard

Campaigners have condemn heavy-handed policing after a light hearted protest aimed at drawing attention to Olympic corporate sponsorship ended with the arrest of the...

Home Secretary Theresa May accused of giving ‘selective account’ of G4S...

By a Newsnet reporter  Home Secretary Theresa May has come under more pressure today following news that her department knew three weeks ago that...

Win for campaigners in Hampden Saltire ban row

By a Newsnet reporter London Olympic Chiefs have backed down in the row over whether the Saltire should be allowed to fly over...

‘Rattled’ Boris Johnson shows contempt for Scotland in Mayoral battle

By a Newsnet reporter  Outspoken Tory Boris Johnson has been accused of using “twisted logic” after claiming that more jobs would be created in...

Tory Mayor Boris Johnson demands ‘devo-max’ for London

By Andrew Barr  The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said UK Government ministers have been “very receptive” to his demands for a devo-max...

Anger at plans to pour Scottish taxpayer’s cash down London drains

By a Newsnet reporter The Scottish Government has reacted angrily to plans by the Westminster coalition to plunder a UK wide reserve fund...