Liz Kendall is running for the Labour leadership Donor hints at support for Kendall

Liz Kendall is running for the Labour leadership Liz Kendall's Labour leadership campaign could receive a significant financial boost after a major donor suggested she appeared the most likely to take the party in the right direction. Read Full Story

 

David Cameron vowed not to "waste a single moment" in delivering his manifesto promises New tax laws in Queen’s Speech

David Cameron vowed not to "waste a single moment" in delivering his manifesto promises New laws to keep the lowest paid workers out of tax will be included in the Queen's Speech but plans to scrap the Human Rights Act (HRA) are expected to be slowed down amid intense opposition. Read Full Story

 

Angus Robertson said the SNP would be the 'real opposition to the Tories' at Westminster on plans for further devolution SNP predicts Queen’s Speech ‘test’

Angus Robertson said the SNP would be the 'real opposition to the Tories' at Westminster on plans for further devolution The Queen's Speech will be an "early test" of the Conservatives' pledge to implement the Smith Commission's proposals on more powers for Holyrood, the SNP's Westminster leader has said. Read Full Story

 

Margo MacDonald initially put forward the Bill on assisted suicide, before her death from Parkinson's last year D-Day for controversial assisted suicide proposals

Margo MacDonald initially put forward the Bill on assisted suicide, before her death from Parkinson's last year Campaigners in favour of assisted suicide being legalised in Scotland are holding a rally outside Holyrood tomorow to urge MSPs not to throw out the plans for the second time in five years. Read Full Story

 

Aer Lingus is the subject of a takeover bid Green light for Aer Lingus takeover

Aer Lingus is the subject of a takeover bid British Airways owner International Airlines Group (IAG) looks set to take over Aer Lingus after the Irish government gave the green light to a 1.4 billion euro (£1.03 billion) bid. Read Full Story

 

Investors have called for a target for cutting emissions Investor call for emissions target

Investors have called for a target for cutting emissions Investors managing almost £8 trillion have urged finance ministers of the world's leading economies to back a global target to cut carbon emissions in a new international climate deal. Read Full Story