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Six candidates remain in the race for the Republican nomination

New Hampshire primary: Republicans face voters’ verdict

New Hampshire voters are picking a Republican presidential candidate as the US state hosts the first primary of this year’s election season. Eve-of-vote opinion polls showed Mitt Romney’s big lead shrinking slightly as rivals savaged his business record. Jon Huntsman, who has all but staked his entire candidacy on Tuesday’s vote, was competing for second […]

Cameron denies ‘dictating’ terms of Scottish referendum

Cameron denies ‘dictating’ terms of Scottish referendum

David Cameron has said he is not trying to “dictate” the terms of a Scottish independence referendum. Government sources have denied reports Westminster wo uld set an 18-month limit on holding the poll, if it transfers powers for a binding vote to Holyrood. But ministers may insist on a “yes or no” vote on independence […]