Views sought on welfare powers use

MSPs are seeking views on how proposed new powers over welfare should be used to design a benefits system in Scotland.

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MSPs call for death inquiry changes

A Holyrood committee has called for fatal accident inquiries (FAIs) to be allowed in circumstances when a death occurs abroad but the body cannot be ...

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Holyrood ‘may get welfare powers’

Scotland would be able to mitigate Conservative cuts to tax credits or other welfare under Labour and SNP plans to give Holyrood the power to create ...

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UK

Paddy Power causes outrage with Andy Murray ‘immigrant’ advert

A gambling firm has caused outrage after suggesting that Andy Murray is an immigrant.

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‘British Schindler’ Sir Nicholas Winton dies aged 106

Sir Nicholas Winton, who has died aged 106, was a very unassuming hero.

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Lloyds to axe hundreds of jobs

Lloyds Bank is to cut hundreds of jobs in its retail and other divisions.

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BBC to axe more than 1,000 jobs

The BBC is to cut more than 1,000 jobs, including many managerial roles, because of a £150 million shortfall in its licence fee income.

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Theresa May set for Calais crisis talks

Home Secretary Theresa May is due to hold talks in Paris amid the deepening crisis of migrants camped in Calais looking to cross the Channel to ...

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Tunisia beach attack victims repatriated

The bodies of eight Britons killed in the Tunisian beach massacre have been repatriated to the UK.

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Ball boy collapses as Wimbledon swelters on hottest day

Wimbledon recorded its hottest ever day, as tennis players struggled in sweltering conditions and a ball boy collapsed on court.

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