Politics rss

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg address critics at The Star newspaper's Sheffield Hallam 2015 general election candidates debate.

VIDEO: Watch The Star debate with Nick Clegg and Sheffield Hallam candidates video

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg and rival Sheffield Hallam candidates for the 2015 general election clashed at The Star’s exclusive debate - watch in full here.

5 comments

Nick Clegg, left, answers questiosn from The Star editor James Mitchinson at our exclusive Sheffield Hallam candidates debate

VIDEO: Star Debate - Is Nick Clegg’s political career dead? video

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg said it was ‘up to voters’ to decide whether his political career is dead in The Star’s exclusive election debate.

7 comments

News story

Candidate for Green Party in Erewash is announced

The Green Party has announced its Erewash candidate.

Dr Robert Hunter.

EXCLUSIVE: Derbyshire’s senior coroner claims Government civil servants conspired to topple him

One of Derbyshire’s highest judicial figures is calling for a criminal investigation over claims linked to the heart of the British Government, the Derbyshire Times can exclusively reveal.

Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne delivers his Budget statement to the House of Commons.

VIDEO: BUDGET 2015 - Key things you need to know video

The Chancellor cautioned voters there would be “no gimmicks, no giveaways” in his pre-election budget - but he delivered good news for drinkers, motorists, savers and first time buyers.

1 comment

County Hall, Matlock.

Derbyshire council accused of ‘disingenuous spin’ over funding petition

Conservatives have accused a cash-strapped Labour council of “disingenuous spin” after it launched a petition urging the Government to stop “short-changing” Derbyshire residents.

UKIP leader Nigel Farage has set out his party's immigration policy

WATCH: Nigel Farage sets out UKIP immigration policy video

UKIP leader Nigel Farage today (Wednesday 4th March 2015) outlined the party’s immigration policy.

4 comments

  • 2°C to 8°C Cloudy
  • Ilkeston 5-day weather forecast

    CloseX

    Tuesday 31 Mar

    Cloudy

    Temp

    High 8°c

    Low 2°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 22 mph

    Wednesday 1 Apr

    Light rain

    Temp

    High 8°c

    Low 5°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 14 mph

    Thursday 2 Apr

    Light rain

    Temp

    High 7°c

    Low 6°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 4 mph

    Friday 3 Apr

    Light rain

    Temp

    High 9°c

    Low 5°c

    Wind

    From West

    Speed 13 mph

    Saturday 4 Apr

    Cloudy

    Temp

    High 10°c

    Low 4°c

    Wind

    From North west

    Speed 8 mph