Under Nicola Sturgeon, the Scottish National Party has swept Scotland at Labour’s expense.
The Murdoch press strategy of supporting the Conservatives in England and the SNP in Scotland reflected a common interest in denying Labour government in the UK election.
All smiles for the Conservatives.
Experts provide a rolling response, live as the results come in for the 2015 general election.
Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party has rebounded from the referendum defeat to emerge as the likely third-biggest party and kingmaker in the UK parliament.
Last year’s independence referendum failed narrowly, but the Scottish electorate has emerged as a force that may well decide who forms the next British government.
Nick Clegg’s in a sweet spot.
Losing seats but gaining power is likely to be an apt title for any book written about the Lib Dems 2015 election experience.
Whoever wins, Murdoch comes out in front.
The front pages of the Sun and the Scottish Sun on Thursday morning provided further evidence of Roy Greenslade’s recent assertion that the idea of a national press is a fallacy. In images which appear…
The signs may get bigger still.
The Weekly Bull
The Conservatives are planning to cut £12bn from the welfare budget. It could be a bad political move.
Treasury minister does the dirty on coalition partners in 11th hour bid to win back votes.
Get your rose-tinted spectacles out.
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Some small victories aside, neither party comes out shining.
The Ruth and nothing but the Ruth.
The Scottish Tory leader will need more than David Cameron’s backing to lead the UK party.
Tell us what you really think.
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Surprise! Almost everyone supports gay marriage (even UKIP voters).
Executive transvestite Eddie Izzard leads the charge for Labour.
There are two types of election campaign; one consists of leader debates, speeches by politicians, press releases and photo opportunities organised by the national parties, together with media interviews…
UK politics is no longer a political tango for two, as this party leaders’ debate illustrated.
Voters in the UK are again looking beyond the traditional two-party system and look set to put paid to a famous proposition of political science.
Page five of your textbooks class.
With smaller parties piling on the pressure, what is the magic number for Labour or the Conservatives?
Conservatives pledge to get police in line in bid to improve public confidence.
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When it comes to crime and justice, the Conservatives don’t convince.
Where are they all going?
While all election campaigns are different – and this one is more different than most – there’s usually an incident or two that gives the political obsessive a pleasant reminder of bygone days. So far…
Be prepared to wait when you get there.
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Health secretary Jeremy Hunt says A&Es are seeing and treating people faster than any other country that measures performance. Is he right?
Is that you, Contribsx?
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From Grant Shapps to the Cameronettes, the best and worst of the internet for the last week of #GE2015.
Are Britain and Germany going in the same direction?
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The Conservatives argue that the rest of Europe wants reform too. Is this true?
So close he can almost touch it.
Boris is on the campaign trail for the Tories but he needs to hone his personal campaign a bit more carefully.
The ‘Socialist Car of State’.
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Archive videos show the Conservative rhetoric on Labour economic mismanagement hasn’t changed much.