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Wright quits Labour but not PCC roleShaun Wright

Shaun Wright resigns from the Labour Party but refuses to quit his South Yorkshire police and crime commissioner role following a damning report into child abuse.


alistair darling and gordon brownBrown and Darling in referendum call

Gordon Brown appears alongside his former chancellor Alistair Darling to call on Scottish voters to reject independence.

drugs on shelfCancer drugs face NHS price squeeze

The government might threaten to stop buying some expensive cancer drugs if the companies that make them do not cut their prices, Newsnight learns.

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Fighting will continue after debate

The BBC's Nick Robinson reflects on the latest televised debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling ahead of the referendum on Scottish independence.

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James Landale Article written by James Landale James Landale Deputy political editor

Sir John Major praises immigrants for 'guts and drive'

Former prime minister Sir John Major praises immigrants for having what he calls "the very Conservative instinct" of wanting to improve their lives.

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Mark D'Arcy Article written by Mark D'Arcy Mark D'Arcy Parliamentary correspondent

BBC Parliament - To War!

A look ahead to our night of programmes marking the centenary of the outbreak of World War One.

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