Taoiseach Enda Kenny  said voters would face a clear choice in the general election between a coalition led by his party or by Sinn Féin. Photograph: Alan Betson

Coalition parties target Sinn Féin and Fianna Fáil ahead of next election

Enda Kenny: voters must choose between pro-enterprise parties or those on “the left and ultra-left”. Photograph: The Irish Times

Sacrifices made by electorate will generate ‘positive dividends’, says Taoiseach

Under the British prime minister’s immigration plans, migrants would be barred from getting council houses for four years, and would be ordered to quit the UK after six months if they have not found work. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Reuters

EU migrants will face tougher restrictions in the UK under new plan

Under the proposals of the Smith Commission, Edinburgh would have complete authority over setting income tax rates and bands, but personal allowances would still be decided in London. Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Concessions obtained in Smith Commission report may feed desire to be independent

 The finishing touches are applied to a home made Christmas card. Photograph: Three Lions/Getty Images

Texts and email are corroding the spirit of the season, says Bishop of Liverpool

First minister Nicola Sturgeon answering questions from opposition leaders during First Minister’s Question Time in the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. Photograph: Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament/PA Wire

Yet SNP criticises Smith deal for shortcomings such as possible exclusion from key Commons votes

Lee Rigby’s sister, Sara McClure, told the Sun: “Facebook have my brother’s blood on their hands. I hold them partly responsible for Lee’s murder.” Photograph: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Woolwich killer Michael Adebowale had sent message to Islamic extremist through site

The Sun newspaper’s Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley, from Waterford, arriving at Westminster Magistrates Court. Photograph:  Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty

‘Sun’ newspaper editor Clodagh Hartley was acquitted after a Scotland Yard investigation

Undated Metropolitan Police file handout photo of Lee Rigby’s killers Michael Adebolajo (left) and Michael Adebowale. Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA Wire

Social network failed to notify British security services of Adebowale’s threat

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