Labour 'must spell out changes'

Holyrood needs "significant new powers" but Labour must also set out how it will use them to improve people's lives, shadow Scottish secretary ...

New Cabinet holds first meeting

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will convene the first meeting of the new Scottish Cabinet today.

New paper 'flies independence flag'

A new Scottish newspaper has been launched that "will fly a vibrant flag for independence".

Justices hear Charles letters row

A legal dispute over letters the Prince of Wales wrote to government ministers reaches the UK's highest court today.

Tory MP piles on anti-EU pressure

David Cameron will come under fresh pressure to toughen the Tory line on the European Union (EU) today, with a former Cabinet minister insisting he ...

Merger talks boost Friends Life

Friends Life shot to the top of the FTSE 100 risers' board today with a 7% climb after the disclosure that it was involved in advance merger talks ...

Traders tuck in to pork shares

Investors regained their appetites for meat producer Cranswick today as the group said it was recovering from a fall in fresh pork sales.

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Judge considers halting Dewani case

A judge in South Africa is expected to consider today whether the case against Shrien Dewani should be thrown out.

Justices hear Charles letters row

A legal dispute over letters the Prince of Wales wrote to government ministers reaches the UK's highest court today.

Downpours spark flood warnings

Persistent downpours over southern England have caused localised flooding and raised fears of more, with many areas receiving up to an inch of rain.

Children victims of divorce fallout

Children and teenagers whose parents have divorced say their exam grades suffer and they are driven to drink or drugs or feel pressure to get ...

Gazza: Booze binge was just a blip

Troubled former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has said he felt "victimised" by doctors who sectioned him following a recent drinking binge.

Jutting ruled fit for murder trial

British banker Rurik Jutting has been ruled mentally fit to stand trial for the murder of two Indonesian women.

Tory MP piles on anti-EU pressure

David Cameron will come under fresh pressure to toughen the Tory line on the European Union (EU) today, with a former Cabinet minister insisting he ...