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Salmond urges Scots to take chance

21 August 2014 5.01pm.

Alex Salmond has urged the people of Scotland to take the "greatest opportunity we will ever have" and vote for independence in next month's historic ...

Rennie sets out No vote arguments

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie will begin the final leg of his party's campaign to keep Scotland in the union with a visit to St ...

Salmond hopes to keep young Scots

An independent Scotland would seek to end the flood of young people from Scotland who feel they have to leave to further their careers, Alex Salmond ...

Yes vote 'gives oil wealth chance'

Independence would give Scotland a second chance to harness its oil wealth for the "benefit of the nation", a Scottish Government report has claimed.

US stocks advance to record high

The US stock market advanced for a fourth straight day, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index to a record high.

Burberry boss sells £5.2m of shares

Burberry chief executive Christopher Bailey has cashed in £5.2 million worth of shares just weeks after suffering a bloody nose over his pay package ...


Baby killer sentence to be reviewed

A nine-year jail term given to a baby killer will be reviewed by the Court of Appeal amid complaints the sentence was not long enough.

Referendum campaign in final stage

The Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.

GMC doctors may have to apologise

Doctors could be forced to apologise to patients or their families if regulators find them to be in the wrong.

Fresh talks in firefighters dispute

Union leaders are to meet a Government minister for fresh talks today in a bid to break the deadlock over the long-running firefighters' pensions ...

Concerns over 'new class of medic'

Concerns have been raised over plans to expand the number of people working as what Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has described as "a new class of ...

PCC election turnout 'could fall'

Turnout in an election costing the taxpayer £3.7 million to pick the new West Midlands' Police and Crime Commissioner could be as low as 10.5%, say ...

Asking prices 'up 42%' in London

House sellers' asking prices in London, Cambridgeshire, Berkshire and Surrey have made the strongest gains since the financial crisis struck, while ...