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Sturgeon's rise has been resisted in male-dominated Westminster

Ed Miliband: Next prime minister, emerging consensus suggests

Miliband is now most likely to be next prime minister

Consensus backing his premiership as most likely outcome emerges

Coffins with the bodies of immigrants who died trying to reach the Italian coast arrive from Lampedusa, after a similar tragedy last February

Greens take Cameron to task over refugee boats

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An expanded Heathrow would take Wales further

An expanded Heathrow would take Wales further

Every part of Britain is set to gain from an increased aviation hub capacity if the right decision is made – especially Wales.

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Polling suggests London politicians should get behind Heathrow

Nowhere is the Heathrow debate more fiercely conducted than in London. For years, local politicians have been wary of the subject, but new polling suggests support for expansion could be key to their general election campaign.

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    BASC and Natural England sign partnership agreement

    A partnership agreement which recognises the important role of shooting’s conservation contribution to the English Countryside has been signed by the British Association for Shooting and Conservation (BASC) and Natural England.

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    BHA responds to judgment in London Oratory case

    A High Court judgment has been handed down in the case between the London Oratory School in west London and the OSA after the school decided to judicially review a decision finding it to have been selecting its pupils on ethnic and socio-economic grounds in its admissions policy and ordered to rewrite its admissions criteria

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