Battle for Yorkshire mining seat of Rother Valley where old certainties mean nowt

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Like most coal mining communities, Rother Valley is a solid, safe Labour seat. Yet beneath the veneer of bucolic south Yorkshire countryside, an ideological battle is raging to turn this historic working-class heartland blue. Rother Valley may have been held … Continue reading

UKIP campaign manager target by thugs in incident that ‘could have killed someone’ according to police

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‘HATE CRIME’ ATTACK ON UKIP ACTIVIST COULD HAVE RESULTED IN DEATH UKIP campaign manager target by thugs in incident that ‘could have killed someone’ according to police Thugs left a UKIP campaign manager fearing for his life yesterday after torn … Continue reading

Pollsters predict shock Conservative losses at general election

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Pollsters predict shock Conservative losses at general election Controversial YouGov estimate points to hung parliament with 20 fewer seats for May The Conservative Party could be in line to lose 20 seats and Labour gain nearly 30 in next week’s general election, according … Continue reading