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What is a progressive in politics?

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:29
The words "progressive alliance" are sure to feature in the BBC's leaders' debate later. Nicola Sturgeon, SNP leader, Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader and Leanne Wood, leader of Plaid Cymru, have all used the phrase. But what does it mean?

'Significant' Pictish fort discovery

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:27
University of Aberdeen archaeologists discover a "very significant" Pictish fort off the coast of Aberdeenshire.

Scottish house prices 'rise rapidly'

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:27
Scottish house prices were pushed "rapidly upwards" last month as property supply continued to lag demand, according to a survey.

Cameron launches Scottish manifesto

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:26
David Cameron will promise more powers for Holyrood while in Scotland for the launch of the Scottish Conservative manifesto.

VIDEO: 'Mexico's Jon Stewart' reboots the news

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:23
Meet 'Mexico's Jon Stewart'

Russia's most daring theatre company

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:12
How far can Russia's most daring theatre company go?

Is football failing black managers?

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:11
John Barnes says black managers don't get second chances, Viv Anderson thinks he will be dead before a black man manages England. Are they right?

'I had to nutmeg Luiz' says Suarez

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:11
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he had no option but to nutmeg David Luiz twice during his side's superb 3-1 win against Paris St-Germain.

VIDEO: Banana Bus: On board with Lib Dems

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:05
Chris Buckler is travelling with the Lib Dems on their big banana-coloured campaign bus, and shared this taste of life on the road.

Working for Man Utd's billionaire owners

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:04
Working for Man Utd's secretive owners

Women's sportswear sales gather pace

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:02
Why sales of women's sportswear are rising

Opposition leaders set for debate

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:00
The leaders of five of Westminster's opposition parties will appear in a live televised general election debate later.

Do we have more energy than we can burn?

Wed, 2015-04-15 15:00
Why energy companies may be worth less than they think

VIDEO: Lib Dems and UKIP: Manifestos in song

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:56
Comedian Jake Yapp closes BBC Newsnight programme with his musical rendition of the Lib Dems and UKIP election manifestos.

US trial over Chile singer's killing

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:52
A US judge orders a former Chilean army officer face trial in connection with the killing of folk singer Victor Jara as the military regime took power.

Ukraine ex-president ally found dead

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:39
A Ukrainian opposition politician is found dead in Kiev - the latest supporter of the former government to have died in suspicious circumstances.

VIDEO: Who actually reads an election manifesto?

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:39
The political parties have been launching their election manifestos, but do voters read them? BBC Newsnight's Emily Maitlis has been finding out.

How to register to vote

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:35
The deadline to register to vote in the UK's general election is 20 April. Here's how to register.

'Submarine towed fishing trawler'

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:08
The skipper of a fishing trawler says the boat was towed by a submarine 18 miles off the coast of Ardglass, County Down, on Wednesday afternoon.

GM protected from switch lawsuits

Wed, 2015-04-15 14:00
A judge rules that General Motors is protected from dozens of lawsuits over faulty ignitions switches as a result of its 2009 bankruptcy filing.

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