A BUSINESSMAN appointed by David Cameron to head a £60 billion quango has been forced to step down after it was disclosed that he was bankrupt.
LEGISLATION requiring companies to declare publicly their true owners is set to be included in the Queen's Speech in a crackdown on tax evasion and money-laundering, said Business Secretary Vince Cable.
ALEX Salmond is expected to face questions about the role of Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill after he bowed to pressure and shelved plans to end the historic requirement for corroboration in Scottish criminal cases.
JACK Straw, the former Labour Foreign Secretary, has come to the defence of David Cameron after the Prime Minister was attacked for describing Britain as a Christian country.
UKIP leader Nigel Farage has defended a new immigration-centred Ukip poster campaign as "a hard-hitting reflection of reality" after it was attacked as "racist."
DAVID Cameron and George Osborne will today highlight how the UK Government's multi-billion infrastructure programme is at the heart of its economic recovery plan.
Political leaders have shared their memories of former MSP Margo MacDonald, who died on April 4.
NIGEL Farage brushed aside a wave of criticism over "racist" posters launching Ukip's European elections campaign as he was forced to defend employing his German wife as his secretary.
Nicola Sturgeon has challenged the First Minister to appoint even more women to senior government posts following the confirmation of two more female cabinet secretaries.
Plans to change the laws on public sector contracts to boost the Living Wage have been announced by the Scottish Government.