Fife MP rejects claims of offensive use of ‘foreigner’ during independence debate

A Fife Labour MP has strongly dismissed claims by a leading SNP councillor that he made “ill-judged and deeply offensive” remarks on nationality and ...

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The Courier Referendum Roadshow gets under way

With the independence referendum now a little under five months away, The Courier is taking to the streets to find out what you think.

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Pension cost 'three times oil cash'

An independent Scotland's first annual pension bill would be "three times the income from oil", according to former prime minister Gordon Brown.

Toyota sales stay on top of world

Toyota has kept its pole position for world vehicle sales for the first quarter of this year, outpacing rivals General Motors and Volkswagen.

Cash for vehicle technology schemes

Projects that will put Formula 1 technology into buses and diggers and develop the next generation of engines are to receive money from a joint £1 ...


Arrest after 3 children found dead

One person has been arrested after three children were found dead at a residential address.

'Mixed' reception for royal couple

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge hit the decks today, trying their hand at DJing.

Watchdog blocks breast cancer drug

A new drug for breast cancer which extends women's lives by almost six months is to be blocked from routine NHS access under draft guidance issued by ...

Fire deaths jury to be sworn in

A jury is expected to be sworn in today for the trial of seven men and a youth who are accused of murdering a mother and her three children who ...

Freedom of the city for Murray

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has said he is thrilled to be coming home ahead of receiving the freedom of Stirling and an honorary degree from the ...

Clifford sex jury to go out again

Jurors in the trial of veteran celebrity agent Max Clifford are set to begin a fifth day of deliberations today.

Curb excessive pay, Cable warns

Business Secretary Vince Cable has urged Britain's leading companies to show restraint over executive pay and slash bonuses to restore public trust.