No party in Scottish politics has generated as much heated discussion as the Scottish National Party, the first to push for secession from the United Kingdom.
As the vote for Scottish independence draws near, Scotland and its citizens struggle with their identity. Are they British or Scottish?
How the Financial Times found and reported its data-rich series on welfare cuts. Public Policy editor Sarah Neville explains.
In an uncertain economic climate, this prosperous Surrey town 27 miles southwest of London shows that the impact of government welfare cuts is not shared equally across the nation.
The Financial Times explains how it crunched the numbers in its austerity study.
The UK's seaside resort of Blackpool will be hit hardest by welfare reform being implemented by the country's coalition government. Two community workers tell us the impact on the town and its people.
As welfare reforms begin to hit the UK, FT chief photographer Charlie Bibby visits three towns profiled in the FT's austerity audit to see what impact the cuts have had on local communities.
Cuts to welfare payments will hit the local economies of Britain's northern towns and cities as much as five times as hard as the Conservative heartland southern counties.
With shrinking job prospects and looming austerity cuts, Blackpool is still struggling to find a 21st-century identity.
Conditions are about to get tougher still for many Asda supermarket customers as a raft of welfare changes introduced this month reduce incomes for millions of households.
Main streets and store chains across Britain are bracing themselves for the impact of fresh welfare cuts, with some retailers adapting their product mix and marketing strategies in response.
Two decades after the closure of the coal mine where he started his career, 68-year-old Rob Mason still works most days stacking shelves at a local convenience store.