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Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

Russell pledges rural links boost

Rural communities will be better connected under plans for an independent Scotland, SNP front-bencher Michael Russell has said.

MP Curran issues 'job guarantee'

Nearly 14,000 young people could benefit from Labour's "job guarantee" if Scotland remains in the UK, according to Shadow Scottish Secretary ...

'Cash top-ups' for bosses' pensions

More than half of top company directors are now receiving cash instead of contributions to their pension schemes, according to a new study.

Barclays sells Spanish operation

Barclays is to sell the bulk of its operations in Spain after agreeing a deal worth £630 million with one of the country's biggest banks.

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Payday loan debt problems soar

The number of people struggling to cope with payday loan debts has risen by more than 13,000 in the past year, figures show.

'Vague' anti-terror plans attacked

Coalition plans to counter the threat from British jihadists have been criticised as "vague" and potentially unenforceable.

Brit forces 'harmed Madeleine hunt'

Competition between British police forces hindered the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and have had a long-term negative ...

Referendum rivals focus on jobs

Both sides in the independence referendum campaign will be hoping to brew up support as the debate focuses on job creation.

BBC and police face Cliff grilling

The director general of the BBC and chief constable of South Yorkshire Police will be questioned by MPs today over the handling of the search of Sir ...

FBI and Apple probe photos hack

Apple and the FBI are investigating an online hack that led to the posting of hundreds of explicit photos of some of Hollywood's most famous female ...

Paxman peeved at demise of satire

Jeremy Paxman has lamented the dearth of political satire on the small screen and taken a swipe at "self-regarding" actors.