Dundee player Paul McGowan to stand trial over police assault charge

27 November 2014 10.20am.

Dundee footballer Paul McGowan will stand trial next year accused of kicking a police officer.

Smith Commission proposals welcomed

Civic institutions, unions and business organisations have welcomed many of the recommendations for further devolution to the Scottish Parliament, ...

Boris leading Far East trade visit

Boris Johnson will take part in a trade mission at the Singapore High Commissioner's residence on the first day of his business tour of the Far East.

US jets could fly from UK carrier

US jets could operate off the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier before British planes are available for full strike operations.

Real ale demand lifts Marston's

Hobgoblin's status as the "unofficial beer of Halloween" lifted pub chain Marston's today as more drinkers turn away from big beer brands.

Opec price fears hurt oil stocks

Weaker oil stocks hit the FTSE 100 Index today as prices tumbled to a four-year low on expectations that Opec will not take action to cut production.

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Pair 'killed in frenzied attack'

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Goalkeeper plays with 'broken neck'

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Coroner weeps at soldier's inquest

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Prison teacher jailed over drugs

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Actress Linda Henry to stand trial

EastEnders actress Linda Henry is to stand trial accused of racially aggravated harassment outside a Jamie Oliver restaurant.

More teachers have top degree

Almost three-quarters of new graduate teacher trainees in England have a 2:1 degree or better, with a higher proportion than ever entering the ...

MoD pressed over Libyan cadets

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must publicly answer questions over its handling of disgraced Libyan cadet soldiers training in the UK, councillors ...