North Sea oil and gas business confidence at all-time low, report finds

Confidence levels among oil and gas contractors working in the North Sea have hit an all-time low, with a large majority believing job losses will ...

Havelock Europa shedding 50 jobs after Lloyds Banking Group contract blow

Havelock Europa, one of Fife’s largest employers, is to make 50 workers redundant at its Kirkcaldy headquarters over the next month.

MasterChef: The Professionals champion Jamie Scott embarks on fresh venture in Newport

In just a few short weeks Jamie Scott will have to relinquish his title as reigning MasterChef: The Professionals champion.

Animal rescue: My day with Mother Nature’s little helpers

Winter can be tough on wildlife with plummeting temperatures and dwindling food supplies. I meet the wild animal rescuers of Courier Country.


Justice committee urged to close cross-border legal loopholes

A sex offender could not be prosecuted for an alleged sex assault on a young child because his victim said it took place on a truck travelling ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.