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Sir John Curtice: Has support for the SNP and independence slipped?

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightPA MediaSupport for the SNP and for independence has been falling in recent polls - albeit from previously high levels....

Budget 2021: Treasury to announce £93m for 'Welsh green recovery'

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightGetty ImagesThe UK government will invest £93m in Wales to "turbocharge" a green recovery, the Treasury has announced. The annual...

Cameron admits mistake in government planning for future pandemics

David Cameron has admitted his government made a mistake in planning for future pandemics during his time in office. The former prime minister, who was...

SNP MP Amy Callaghan returns to Commons after brain haemorrhage

SharecloseShare pageCopy linkAbout sharingimage copyrightHouse of CommonsAn SNP MP who spent four months in hospital after suffering a brain haemorrhage has made a virtual...

After Help to Buy and Eat Out to Help Out comes… Help to Grow

Small businesses will be given help to boost their software and training under a Help to Grow scheme to be announced in Wednesday's budget. The...

Ken Clarke urges Rishi Sunak to protect 'young and poor' and ditch pension 'triple lock'

Rishi Sunak should use this Budget to ditch the government's pensions triple lock, lift taxes on older voters and should be wary of raising...

Single AstraZeneca or Pfizer dose 80% effective at preventing hospitalisations in over 80s

A single shot of either the AstraZeneca or Pfizer vaccines is more than 80% effective at preventing hospitalisation among the over 80s, the health...

'Utterly appalling': Criticism as UK announces it will cut aid to Yemen by more than half

The UK government has announced it will cut the aid it provides to Yemen by more than half. Foreign Office minister James Cleverly revealed at...

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy sentenced to jail in corruption trial

PARIS — Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of corruption and influence peddling. Sarkozy, who...

Boris Johnson says there is ‘no reason’ to think vaccine won’t work against Brazil variant

The Prime Minister says people should not be overly concerned that a new coronavirus variant, first seen in Brazil, has been found in the...

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