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The North Sea oil industry currently employs around 30,000 people

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Opposition parties at the Holyrood Parliament claimed new official figures exposed 'a massive financial black hole' in the Nationalists’ ambitions

Michael Gove's appointment as Justice Secretary was unexpected

Courts, prisons and human rights: To say Michael Gove has a tough job is putting it mildly

His in-tray contains subjects daunting even for a minister famed for his reforming zeal

A First TransPennine express train heading for Manchester. Plans to electrify the line between Manchester and Leeds will be “paused” to allow Network Rail to get “back on track”

Network Rail's decision to shelve rail projects due to failures in modernisation plan provokes furious reaction

'Britain's railways will be jammed in the slow lane all the time - they are nothing more than a money making racket for the private sector'

Many African migrants have been sleeping rough in Ventimiglia on the France-Italy border. David Cameron is under pressure to open its doors

Mediterranean migrant crisis: Britain under EU pressure to open doors to African refugees

Although David Cameron does not have to take part in a proposed European-wide scheme to relocate some 40,000 migrants, he was urged to help

Amber Rudd was appointed as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change in David Cameron's new Cabinet

Andy McSmith's Diary: Amber Rudd appears on 'I-already-know-the-Question Time'

Amber Rudd stepped up to the Dispatch Box to answer questions for the first time in her new capacity as Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change.

Angela Merkel welcomes David Cameron for bilateral talks in Berlin on Wednesday

David Cameron hails 'significant milestone' in bid to reform Britain's relationship with EU but fellow leaders warn of tough ride ahead

Today's summit will be largely overshadowed by two more urgent issues: the deadlock over Greek debt and the Mediterranean migrant crisis

Liz Kendall on the BBC

Liz Kendall says she is not the 'Blairite' candidate for the Labour leadership

She says old labels are irrelevant

Government shelves railways upgrade plan due to rising costs and delays

Putting off rail links to the North puts the Northern Powerhouse at risk

British Prime Minister David Cameron arrives for a round table meeting at the EU-CELAC summit in Brussels on Thursday, June 11, 2015
Liz Kendall

Low Pay Commission should encourage firms to voluntarily pay the living wage, says Liz Kendall

The body would not have statutory powers, however

The Tories want to hide the effects of their policies on child poverty, Nick Clegg says

The former DPM accuses the Government of 'airbrushing'

Crowds wait at London Luton Airport in September 2014

UK population grew by 500,000 last year, taking total living in Britain to 64.6m

There are now 64.6 million people living in Britain, according to official figures

Nick Clegg appears on LBC Radio

Nick Clegg insists that he didn't destroy the Liberal Democrats

The party was left with eight seats last month, down from 57 in 2010

The only money many migrant parents can find to feed their children is a child poverty payout

Child poverty falls to 2.3 million - its lowest level since the 1980s according to the government

Department for Work and Pensions says child poverty is at its lowest level since the 1980s

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