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Brian Donohoe: ‘Cringey beyond cringe’ – Labour MP’s video about how websites work dubbed the most embarrassing ever made

MP for Central Ayrshire explains in the video how it is 'good to be able to communicate with people in the modern age'

Users on Twitter shared this image showing the Ukip poster near Vauxhall station in south London, where it has been selectively altered

Ukip posters: This is what happens when anti-immigration party tries to infiltrate south London (warning - expect bad language)

Nigel Farage has had to defend his party from criticism that new posters are ‘racist’

Scottish banks could be plunged into an Iceland-style crisis in an independent Scotland

Major report from a leading credit ratings agency draws stark parallels to Iceland's 2008 financial collapse in latest blow to pro-independence supporters

Disgraced former Co-op Bank boss Paul Flowers

An independent Scotland would be unable to support its own welfare system, Government insists

Vulnerable people would be put at risk in an independent Scotland because they would lose the safety net of a UK-wide welfare system, Coalition ministers have warned.

British Army soldiers in Basra, southern Iraq, 2004

Britain's involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan was 'strategic failure', claims report

Britain’s involvement in the Iraq War promoted terrorism rather than reducing it and was a “strategic failure”, according to a major new report which estimated the cost of all UK conflicts since the end of the Cold War.

Andy McSmith's Sketch: Who needs a dubious martyr to make them a proud Briton?

People do funny things on or around St George’s Day. There is the Great English Asparagus Run in the Vale of Evesham, which begins with morris dancers on parade outside the Fleece Inn, in Bretforton, at 8am. Plymouth also jingles to the sound of morris dancers, during a celebration in the city centre where local bands perform, and children and adults compete in a fancy-dress competition to be the best-dressed knight.

Cornish people in Perranporth celebrate St Piran’s Day

Cornish to be recognised as a national minority along with Scots, Welsh and Irish

Campaigners insist that, beyond its image as the motherland of the pasty and clotted cream, the county has a distinct language and culture worthy of formal recognition

Seized ivory tusks are displayed in Hong Kong

Ukip criticised after six MEPs vote 'No' on a resolution to tackle world ivory trade

Only 14 out Europe's 671 MEPs vote against resolution

Poll: Majority of Ukip and Conservative voters now support gay marriage

The majority of Ukip and Conservative supporters are now in favour of gay marriage according to a new poll which shows a dramatic liberalisation of attitudes towards homosexual couples.

Communities Minister Brandon Lewis says pub lunches for school children could save the industry

Communities Minister says pubs should double up as cinemas and libraries to become more valuable to local people

Nigel Farage: PA job advert receives over 700 applications

Fake advert for job as UKIP leader's PA sees over 600 UK nationals apply

Happy St George's Day – from Alex Salmond: SNP leader promises an independent Scotland will help north of England fight the power of London

Alex Salmond will mark St George’s Day today by promising that an independent Scotland would champion the North of England to balance the economic might of London.

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