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Radical Independence Campaign says support for Yes soaring in poorer areas

Support for a Yes vote is soaring in “working-class communities”, including parts of Dundee and Fife, according to the Radical Independence Campaign.

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DWP referendum memo 'ill judged'

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has defended a memo sent to staff telling them they had to support the UK Government in its objective to ...

Scots 'would pay' for BBC after Yes

Viewers in Scotland would "pay one way or another" to receive services from the BBC, a former director general of the broadcaster has warned.

Bank hit by US regulator fine

Standard Chartered investors have shrugged off the impact of a 300 million US dollar (£180 million) fine by New York's financial watchdog after it ...

Balfour stock hit as merger spurned

Investors gave the thumbs down to Balfour Beatty's rejection of a sweetened merger offer from Carillion today as shares fell 7%.


Falklands ship begins final journey

Doomed warship HMS Plymouth leaves home on its final journey today to be scrapped in a foreign port.

Drunk man cannot recall plane stunt

A 22-year-old man who breached layers of airport security before boarding an empty plane was too drunk to recall how he did it.

Lib Dems criticised over Rennard

The Liberal Democrats have been accused of failing to stick up for women after Lord Rennard had his suspension from the party lifted.

Stars urge more TV ethnic diversity

Stars including Idris Elba and Lenny Henry have told TV bosses they are "dismayed" at the poor numbers of people from ethnic minority backgrounds ...

Four arrests in letter bombs probe

Four people have been arrested on suspicion of involvement in a spate of attempted dissident republican letter bomb attacks in Northern Ireland and ...

Stars chilling out for charity

David Beckham did it topless. Lady Gaga performed it in her signature quirky style. Bill Gates did it in slow motion. And Vin Diesel put the ...

Rugby's Evans joins Strictly fray

Former rugby star Thom Evans has become the latest name to tackle the challenge of ballroom dancing after signing up for the new series of Strictly ...