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post 26 April 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Life, politics and election in the last commercial shipbuilder on the Clyde

In the sparking of plate-welding and the hammering of rust-coloured sheet-steel, the old certainties are going down the slip, while the thought of the SNP coming to power has now become a possibility.

article 24 April 2015 UK
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Election 2015: too late to talk foreign policy?

Until today two words have been missing from the general election 2015 campaigning: foreign policy.

article 24 April 2015 UK
HSBC headquarters in London (Getty)
HSBC to quit London? The key questions

Britain's biggest bank HSBC says it is considering moving its headquarters out of London. Why is this on the agenda and how many British jobs are at stake?

post 24 April 2015
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Why HSBC's threat to leave London is a big deal

The creep of banking regulation, combined with a potential Brexit, has created the image that Britain is not the best place to do business for the likes of HSBC.

article 23 April 2015 UK
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Andy Davies by Grass fires in south Wales: who's to blame?

Above the village of Wattsville in the Sirhowy valley, we find another blackened, smouldering hillside, ignominiously stripped bare by yet another grass fire arson attack.

article 23 April 2015 UK
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Lord Mandelson on business, Ed Miliband and David Cameron

Business leaders should not fear Labour, former cabinet minister Lord Mandelson has told Channel 4 News.

post 23 April 2015
Read more on Liam's blog Five stunning images of earth from space this month

There have been some stunning images of our planet from space so far this month, captured Nasa satellites, so I thought Iżd pull together the best ones and share them with you.

post 23 April 2015
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog Is St George now trying to slay the Sturgeon dragon?

I write from Inverness on St George's Day at a time when Westminster, London and England have rarely seemed so distant and foreign to so many - and that cuts both ways.

article 23 April 2015 UK
Fulham hole - pictures, Kate Sissons
Fulham 'sinkhole': woman hospitalised in pavement collapse

A woman is taken to hospital after falling down a 'sinkhole' in Fulham, London, as she pushed a buggy along the pavement.