Thirsty handyman broke into stranger’s home to help himself to her whisky

12 February 2016 2.41pm.

A phantom whisky drinker who broke into a stranger’s home to help himself to several nips was caught when she set up secret surveillance to crack the ...

Date set for party leaders’ first pre-election live debate

A live debate between five Scottish party leaders is to be shown on STV, as the first week of formal election campaigning kicks off at the end of ...

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Scottish Government sets out new funding proposals for Holyrood

The Scottish Government has put forward new proposals for Holyrood's future funding arrangements, as time runs out to agree a deal with the UK ...

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Scottish Greens toast election campaign with their own craft beer

The Scottish Greens have unveiled a new election weapon - their own brand of craft beer.

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‘Neurostatin’ could help guard against Alzheimer’s

Millions of people could one day be given a "neurostatin" drug to guard against the early development of Alzheimer's, new research suggests.

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Deepcuts Barracks ‘chaotic’ as trainees left to take illegal drugs and drink, inquest told

Trainee recruits at Deepcut Barracks were left "running around" taking illegal drugs and drinking while under age, an inquest has been told.

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Top Gear reveals full line-up for new series

The full line-up for Top Gear has been announced, with a total of seven presenters heading up the BBC's flagship motoring show.

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Deepcut death soldier ‘seemed her normal self’, friend tells inquest

A friend of a young female recruit who died at Deepcut Barracks did not believe she would commit suicide, an inquest has heard.

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Rolf Harris to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault

Rolf Harris is to be charged with seven counts of indecent assault.

The Independent newspaper to become digital only

The owners of The Independent and The Independent on Sunday newspapers have confirmed the print version of the titles will close, leaving an ...

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John Leslie loses appeal over blocked phone-hacking damages claim

Former TV presenter John Leslie has lost his challenge against a High Court decision to block his second phone-hacking damages claim.

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