Yes vote not anti-English - Cox

Veteran actor Brian Cox has said voting 'yes' for Scottish independence is not about being "anti-English".

Labour vows 'new deal' for railways

Public companies will be allowed to bid for Scottish rail franchises if Scotland votes No to independence and Labour wins the UK general election, ...

Undecided 'more likely to vote Yes'

Undecided voters are more likely to back independence, but not in high enough numbers to win a Yes vote in the referendum, according to new research.

Yes vote 'will improve childcare'

A higher proportion of people believe childcare and gender equality will improve in an independent Scotland than those who think it will be better in ...

SNP: Yes vote 'will improve wages'

Around 150,000 people could see their pay increase in the event of a Yes vote in the referendum, according to the SNP.

Mortgage application approvals rise

The number of home buyers having mortgage applications approved recovered to a four-month high in June, Bank of England figures show.

BP's Conn to take reins at Centrica

British Gas owner Centrica has hired BP director Iain Conn on a £925,000 salary for one of the most politically sensitive jobs in UK industry.

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Teenage Twitter trolls 'dealt with'

A police force has spoken to four teenagers who sent racist and threatening tweets to ex-footballer Stan Collymore but said it had been unable to ...

'Slave trafficking' on the increase

Trafficking workers into the UK for forced labour is on the increase, an authority dealing with exploitation has warned.

Jail for cancer hospital fraudster

An NHS worker who played an integral role in a fraud that saw more than half a million pounds drained from a world-leading cancer hospital was ...

Star Wars filmmakers in island row

Filmmakers shooting the latest Star Wars blockbuster have clashed with conservationists over their occupation of a remote island off the coast of ...

Rugby star guilty of attacking ex

Welsh international rugby star Ian Gough has been found guilty of attacking his ex girlfriend, former Miss Wales Sophia Cahill, just days after she ...

Tears as ex guilty of killing baby

A grieving mother broke down in a flood of tears as a jury convicted her former boyfriend of killing her six-week-old son.

Labour tops income table with £33m

Labour has topped the league for the highest political party income, reporting that more than £33 million went into its coffers last year.