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    1. January 30, 2015

      Glasgow Rangers fans enter fight for control of football club

      Ibrox Stadium, home of Glasgow Rangers, was filled last Sunday with 41,000 fans. The occasion was a charity match to raise...

    2. January 29, 2015

      Greens, Ukip and SNP set out plans before UK election

      Greens: The party would keep the UK government stake in Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group, which were...

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    1. January 29, 2015

      Miliband promises ‘home rule’ bill for Scotland

      Ed Miliband has urged voters to reject the Scottish National party in May, admitting that the results from Scottish seats...

    2. January 28, 2015

      Welsh peer apologises over Auschwitz remark

      The former leader of Plaid Cymru, the Welsh nationalist party, has been forced to apologise over comments he made comparing...

    3. January 28, 2015

      Europe cannot ignore GM and the next green revolution

      The European Parliament voted this month to let member states make their own decisions on whether to ban the growing of...

    4. Off Message

      January 28, 2015

      Meanwhile, in Wales ...

      “[P]erhaps the biggest polling movement in recent UK history that almost no-one has heard of”, is how Professor Roger...

    5. January 25, 2015

      Abellio’s £2.5bn ScotRail deal threatened by Labour

      Labour plans to exercise a break clause in the Dutch group Abellio’s £2.5bn ScotRail franchise if it wins power in Scotland...

    6. January 25, 2015

      Scotland hardens stance against fracking

      Scotland is set to lead resistance to the fracking of shale gas in the UK, with both the Scottish National party and the new...

    7. January 25, 2015

      English airports fear Scottish tax competition

      Scotland’s plans to cut and eventually abolish air passenger duty have rattled the English tourism industry, which fears...

    8. January 23, 2015

      Wealthy face new ‘daylight robbery’

      Experts often point to property taxes as one of the easiest ways to raise money: buildings are difficult to hide, unlike...

    9. January 22, 2015

      Surge in SNP support forces Labour to rethink power deal

      Amid the political scrambling after the 2010 general election, one of Labour’s most senior MPs, Douglas Alexander, ruled out...

    10. January 22, 2015

      UK unveils Scottish devolution deal

      The UK government has published draft legislation transferring new powers over tax and spending to Scotland, dismissing...

    11. January 22, 2015

      Nicola Sturgeon says SNP will vote on English laws

      Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s first minister, has said Scottish National party members of the UK parliament are ready to vote...

    12. January 21, 2015

      Stamp duty changes hit wealthy Scots

      People buying the most expensive homes in Scotland will have to pay more under revised stamp duty plans announced on...

    13. January 20, 2015

      Monty Python scenario that shows Britain is a constitutional mess

      Britain needs a constitutional rethink. To concentrate minds, it might be helpful to contemplate a nightmare; one so...

    14. January 20, 2015

      Labour urged to rule out SNP coalition pact

      George Osborne has urged Ed Miliband to rule out a pact with the Scottish National party in a hung parliament, claiming that...

    15. January 19, 2015

      Jim Murphy seeks to woo back Dundee for Labour

      Jim Murphy took his Scottish Labour shadow cabinet to Dundee on Monday, seeking to rebuild the party’s fortunes in a city...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      January 19, 2015

      Loch Lomond

      A general view of Loch Lomond from Duncryne in Gartochran, Scotland. Temperatures in parts of Scotland have fallen to as low...

    17. January 18, 2015

      Scottish government rethinks home purchase tax plan

      The Scottish government will this week announce a rethink of its planned tax on home purchases that is likely to ease the...

    18. January 18, 2015

      Prospect of new Scottish poll spooks investors

      Several large investors remain wary of investing in Scotland amid fears of a renewed push for independence following a surge...

    19. January 16, 2015

      Conservative party tries to rebuild base in Scotland

      The Conservative party is attempting to exploit the pro-union victory in last year’s Scottish referendum to begin rebuilding...

    20. January 16, 2015

      Glasgow Rangers: a club in danger of losing its identity

      Ibrox stadium, August 25 2011: Rangers FC, the Scottish club that is one of the most famous names in world football, are 15...

    21. January 15, 2015

      MPs doubt high speed rail scheme will give value for money

      The £50bn high speed two rail project is unlikely to provide value for money, a cross party group of MPs says in a report...

    22. January 15, 2015

      Urgent N Sea oil review ordered as job axe falls on Aberdeen

      The British government has ordered an urgent review of the North Sea oil industry after a collapse in prices that has...

    23. January 15, 2015

      UK orders urgent review into North Sea oil

      UK ministers have ordered an urgent review into the state of the North Sea oil industry, after a collapse in prices that has...

    24. January 14, 2015

      Oil price falls will hurt Scottish economy, says Mark Carney

      A falling oil price will hurt the Scottish economy but is positive for the UK overall, the governor of the Bank of England...

    25. January 9, 2015

      London homes rise in value by £563bn as prices fuel inequality

      London homes have grown in value in five years by nearly as much as the total worth of all housing in Scotland, Wales and...

    26. January 8, 2015

      US businessman Robert Sarver raises bid for Rangers to £20m

      American businessman Robert Sarver raised his offer for Rangers, putting another £2m on the table and offering £6.5m to help...

    27. January 6, 2015

      London Labour MPs attack Scots plan to use mansion tax

      Labour’s candidates to be London mayor have rounded on the party’s new leader in Scotland after he announced that money...

    28. January 6, 2015

      BP: Call this a core holding?

      “A permanent embarrassment, and an occasional disgrace,” Ian Archer, the journalist, once said of Rangers football club in...

    29. January 5, 2015

      Bank Fashion falls into administration

      Bank Fashion has fallen into administration, putting 1,500 jobs at risk as the struggling retailer becomes the first high...

    30. January 4, 2015

      This general election will be fought along regional lines

      Britain used to be seen as a paradigm of strong and stable government, made possible by the dominance of two large parties...

    31. January 2, 2015

      Takeshi Taketsuru, Whisky distiller, 1924-2014

      As a child, Takeshi Taketsuru dreamt of becoming an engineer like Thomas Edison. But at the age of 19 his fate became...

    32. January 2, 2015

      David Cameron and Gordon Brown worked together on Scotland

      David Cameron and Gordon Brown suspended years of animosity to co-ordinate their efforts to keep Scotland within the union,...

    33. January 1, 2015

      We have yet to find an answer to the Scottish question

      The latest opinion polls in Scotland show the nationalists leading Labour by about 20 points, with other parties trailing...

    34. FT Data

      December 30, 2014

      The ten charts of 2014

      We produce a lot of charts at the FT. Here are ten of the most notable, which illustrated some of the biggest stories of the...

    35. December 30, 2014

      1985 vs now: Age-old themes of UK politics

      Some issues in British politics never quite go away, whether the need for better bank regulation, concerns about higher...

    36. December 30, 2014

      Archives 1985 & 1986: Thatcher warned Scots had ‘snout in trough’

      Margaret Thatcher was warned 30 years ago that Scotland had its “snout . . . in the . . . trough” of public spending, thanks...

    37. December 29, 2014

      Scotland confirms Ebola case

      The Scottish government has confirmed that a case of Ebola has been diagnosed in Glasgow. The unidentified female patient, a...

    38. December 29, 2014

      Scotland’s separatists lost the vote but are winning the peace

      Referendums do not “settle” anything. In 1975, Britons voted to stay in what was then the European Economic Community. By...

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