SNP call to axe Trident defeated by huge margin in Commons

24 November 2015 4.59pm.

An SNP call to scrap the Trident nuclear deterrent has been seen off in the Commons by a huge margin, with some Labour MPs expected to have defied ...

Fall in Scots drink-drive offences outstrips UK rate since lower limit switch

24 November 2015 4.50pm.

Drink-driving offences in Scotland fell at almost twice the rate of the rest of the UK since a lower drink-drive limit was introduced north of the ...

Death sentence for dog after it attacked tourist in Montrose

24 November 2015 12.37pm.

A sheriff has ordered a rottweiler’s destruction following an Angus attack that left a man covered in blood.

Developments are no threat to Kingdom Centre

Sir,- Does the prospect of new retail developments at the Queensgate estate and the Saltire Centre in Glenrothes pose a real threat to the viability ...

Rail link will ease pressure on St Andrews

Sir, - Antony Black (November 17) asks: “what, pray is the stature of St Andrews that it deserves such a (rail) link more than hundreds of towns of ...


British Airways and easyJet suspend Sharm el-Sheikh flights until new year

British Airways and easyJet have announced they will not use Sharm el-Sheikh airport until at least the new year, disrupting thousands of ...

MPs suggest diesel car scrappage scheme to boost air quality

MPs have urged ministers to consider introducing a diesel car scrappage scheme to improve air quality.

Police find body in search for missing Kayleigh Haywood

Police searching for missing 15-year-old Kayleigh Haywood have found a body.

VIDEO: 'So cute' Ballymena Bear is an internet hit

A Christmas advert for a struggling Northern Ireland market town has become an unlikely internet hit.

Prime Minister says UK will do ‘all in our power’ to support France’s military action against Islamic State

David Cameron has vowed Britain will do "all in our power" to support France in its fight against Islamic State in the wake of the Paris terror ...

Four Britons among seven feared dead in New Zealand helicopter crash

Four Britons are believed to have been killed in a helicopter crash on a glacier in New Zealand, police said.

HBOS report: City bans mooted for senior managers who led firm to collapse

Up to 10 senior managers at HBOS in the run-up to its collapse could be banned from working in the City after the much-delayed publication of two ...