Ukip has Rotherham in sights after scandal

Ukip's by-election campaign in Rotherham was boosted when it emerged that the council removed two foster children from a couple because they were members of the party
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Party says it will campaign over child sex abuse report

Businesses join Scottish vote debate

Campaigners for and against independence claim support for causes

The Boudicca in front on the Houses of Parliament.
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MPs attack Bercow over venerable job

Nomination of first woman for Commons clerk post sets off row

Pupils at IES Breckland in Brandon, Suffolk
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Swedish-run UK school seeks better marks

Secondary put into special measures after scathing Ofsted report

Scottish independence case ‘not made’

More than 120 business people sign open letter backing union

Farage to stand for Ukip in Thanet seat

Johnson pins parliamentary hopes on Uxbridge

A brouhaha in the British parliament

Appointment of key Commons official needs a rethink

Russians cool on luxury London homes

Proportion of high-end property bought by foreigners drops 20%

Germany looks at migrant child benefit cap

Public concern pushes governments towards restrictions

Tighter mortgage rules trigger discounts

Two-thirds of owners lowered asking price to sell homes in July

Scottish polls send conflicting messages

State of independence battle remains unclear

Cameron backs Tusk for EU council job

U-turn by UK leader after pair forge Ukraine links

Judge backs plans to televise cases

Lord Neuberger supports the broadcasting of even criminal trials

Report says 1,400 children sexually abused

Rotherham council leader resigns over ‘historical failings’

Black hole looms in UK defence

More swingeing cuts needed after election, report finds

Government suffers fresh IT delivery blow

Plan to share back office services is behind schedule

Ministry fined over prison data loss

UK regulator attacks lack of technical knowhow

UK prisons' 'unbelievable' security breach

Ministry fined over missing hard drive

A win for Salmond, Scotland’s chancer

Nationalist leader will have given his side injection of confidence

Top state schools push up house prices

Parents pay a premium of up to £500,000 to live near best performing institutions