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27 November 2014 Last updated at 18:19

Mitchell called PCs plebs, judge saysAndrew Mitchell

A judge says he is satisfied former chief whip Andrew Mitchell called police officers "plebs" as he rules against the MP in a High Court libel action.


MoneyScotland 'should set income tax'

The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, the body on strengthening devolution recommends.

A Border Force officer checking passports at Terminal 2, Heathrow Airport in June UK net migration rises to 260,000

The government is set to miss its immigration targets as net migration to the UK reaches its highest level since the 2010 general election.

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Nick Robinson Article written by Nick Robinson Nick Robinson Political editor

Why change in Scotland will change the whole UK

Proposals to give Scotland more powers is the start of a process of dramatic change and arguments about what UK politics is all about, says Nick Robinson.

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

What Scotland deal would mean for UK

A report saying Scotland should set its own income tax rates will bring demands for change across the UK, says James Landale.

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

Week ahead

The Recall of MPs Bill is back in the Commons for further discussion: it could cause parliamentary drama once again.

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    A look at the life and career of Andrew Mitchell


  • Coliseum in RomeWhy was 'pleb' the issue?

    He swore but the p-word claim was the damaging one


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    Scottish deal is risky but leaders cannot backtrack on promises


  • Flooding in Somerset LevelsFlood priorities

    Was Somerset Levels action driven by politics or science?


  • Officers in an airportTerrorism powers

    Is the independent reviewer right to be concerned?


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    Can younger women change our politics and influence the election?


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    MPs consider pleasantries for colleagues in the military


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