Reforms 'helping people into work'

The Government has defended its flagship welfare reform scheme, insisting it is helping people into work.

Cab firm in white driver service

A minicab company in the town at the centre of one of Britain's biggest grooming scandals is sending white drivers on request.

PM criticised over blasphemy case

Lawyers representing the family of a man on death row in Pakistan for blasphemy have accused the Prime Minister of making a "dangerous mistake" at a ...

Frank Kopel’s widow urges Health Secretary to stop ‘pussyfooting’ around care pledge

Alex Neil has been told to stop “pussyfooting” and turn his words on dementia into action by backing Frank’s Law.

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Strong Westminster support for Stewart Hosie’s SNP deputy leader bid

Stewart Hosie’s bid to become SNP deputy leader has been boosted by the party’s Westminster contingent.

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Bid target Spirit in profits surge

A surge in profits kept Chef & Brewer owner Spirit in the takeover spotlight today as it prepares to back a £725 million bid by rival Greene ...

EE celebrates 4G milestone

Britain's biggest mobile operator EE said it added a record 1.4 million 4G customers during the third quarter and is on track to top six million ...

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Soldier dies after Canada shootings

A Canadian soldier shot at the National War Memorial in Ottawa has died.

Reforms 'helping people into work'

The Government has defended its flagship welfare reform scheme, insisting it is helping people into work.

Fake Premier League star jailed

A failed footballer who enjoyed a champagne lifestyle by pretending to be a Premier League star has been jailed for four years for a £163,000 fraud.

Ebola preparation 'well on the way'

NHS workers are not all yet fully prepared for a possible Ebola case but preparations are "well on the way", Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies ...

Drug 'kills dividing cancer cells'

A drug that kills cancer cells as they try to divide has shown "dramatic" results in early research, paving the way to potentially curative ...

Government wins bedroom battle

The Government has won a legal battle over its refusal under the so-called "bedroom tax" rules to provide benefits funding so that children of ...

Shamed Evans asks for second chance

Shamed footballer and convicted rapist Ched Evans has asked for a "second chance" to resume his playing career after making a fresh bid to clear his ...