Nicola Sturgeon vowed to "start the business of redressing gender balance"
An investigation into an ugly tax scandal in Europe is set to deepen David Cameron's woes at home
The Conservatives and Labour are facing simultaneous challenges from Ukip and Scottish nationalists that could revolutionize a two-party system
Britain's two-party system is creaking as distrust of mainstream parties and anxiety about immigration spreads
The plans have the support of Cameron's coalition partners, but civil liberties campaigners described them as "dumping suspect citizens like toxic waste"
Bookies Paddy Power predict a Reckless win in Rochester and Strood as 75% of bets back Ukip
With reports saying that Russian troops are pouring into eastern Ukraine, Western leaders and Putin may be heading for a showdown at the G20 summit
Alex Salmond, out-going First Minister of Scotland and figurehead of the independence movement, plots his next moves against the British state
Conservatives take 3 point lead as Miliband revealed as one of the most unpopular party leaders of all time in latest Ipsos Mori polls
Labour's Ed Miliband accused Cameron of putting millions of jobs at risk, as both men addressed business leaders in London
Leaked diplomatic proposals reportedly reveal deadline for final negotiation of controversial bill to Brussels to be postponed until after UK general election
A minister accused the Conservative Party of "suppressing" the report, which found that tougher drug laws do not lead to lower levels of use, for months
If the general election were held tomorrow Labour would lose 36 seats, with those of several key figures under threat, according to a new poll
The Scottish National Party has clashed with UK prime minister David Cameron over their request to have veto power in EU referendum
Britain is unable to account for 50,000 people who should have been removed from the country, damaging the government's reputation on immigration
British prime minister David Cameron was aggressively 'shoved' by a jogger in a serious security breach as he left a meeting in Leeds today.
David Cameron said he would refuse to pay the 2.1 billion euro bill by the Dec 1 deadline, as the row highlighted growing Euroscepticism in Britain
Britain's PM David Cameron reacted angrily after the UK was told it must pay an extra €2.1 billion to the EU by 1st December
The UK Independence Party (Ukip) is on course to win its second parliamentary seat, according to the latest opinion poll.
A new jargon-busting website helps cut out the chaff from political speeches, and identify the worst offenders
British Prime Minister David Cameron said his plan to try to reshape ties with the European Union would be the last attempt at renegotiation
Scotland's ruling party will not be included in the series of leadership debates in the run up to the UK's May general election
In an interview with Newsweek Europe ahead of two key by-elections, Nigel Farage also branded Conservative MPs racist and snobbish
"Let's finish what we have begun," PM urges as he seeks to re-energise party after Ukip defections
Moazzam Begg, a former Guantanamo Bay inmate, will be freed from prison after prosecutors dropped accusations that he had attended a terrorism training camp in Syria a week before he was due to go on trial
Ukip could cost the Conservatives as many as 24 seats - enough to hand victory to Labour in "unprecedented" general election
Mark Reckless became the second Conservative MP to defect to Ukip on the eve of the final party conference before the election