Politicians rue faux pas in class-bound UK

Andrew Mitchell latest Tory to taste defeat in libel courts

Osborne rules out rise in duty on petrol

Motorists had feared return to ‘escalator’ after oil price fall

Relief in EU at Cameron immigration plan

PM seeks ‘toughest system dealing with abuse of free movement’

PM’s migrant welfare curbs win backing

Labour and Lib Dems echo harder pre-election line on immigration

PM cracks down on EU migrant benefits

Strategy eschews cap or quotas on numbers of immigrants

Chancellor hints at orchestra tax break

The news marks a bright note for struggling sector

Inspection finds ‘mixed picture’ at SFO

Agency no longer has serious problems but ‘could do better’

Cameron faces hard grind over immigration

UK prime minister must convince the public, Tory party and EU

Q&A: What Cameron wants on EU migration

UK prime minister’s demands are tall order for Brussels

The National newspaper

Pro-independence Scottish paper thrives

Readers send sales surging beyond editors’ ‘wildest dreams’

UK will still lure migrants, says business

Companies relieved Cameron did not propose cap on numbers

Pragmatism has kept Scotland in the union

The Smith report validates a move for greater devolution

Cameron returns to sense on EU migration

The UK prime minister concedes that he cannot restrict free movement

Cameron caves in to reality

Despite the PM’s spasm of common sense, he gives migration more attention than it deserves

More employers trying to dump UK pensions

Pension Protection Fund says number of companies attempting to dodge obligations to staff is rising

Ofgem takes action to cut energy bills

UK power companies face tougher than expected price targets

UK’s pro-EU business lobby chief quits

Alisdair McIntosh to leave post at BNE after less than a year

Jump in Eastern Europeans registering for NI

Support groups help Romanians and Bulgarians gain official papers

Greatest pitfalls avoided, say economists

Experts offer conditional support for Smith tax proposals

Scottish tax plans worry business groups

Devolution deal seen as posing extra burden on companies