Labour in Home Rule Bill pledge

Labour will introduce a new Home Rule Bill for Scotland within 100 days of being voted into office, Ed Miliband has pledged.

Swinson backs business mentors push

Westminster coalition minister Jo Swinson has called for more entrepreneurial women to take advantage of a "speed mentoring" scheme.

100,000 back no-stun slaughter ban

A petition demanding an outright ban on slaughtering animals without stunning them first has attracted more than 100,000 backers - but the Government ...

Poll tax write-offs bill defended

John Swinney has defended the Scottish Government's decision to write off decades-old poll-tax debt as he prepares to put his tax plan into law.

SNP wants Iraq report published now

The First Minister has called for the immediate publication of the Iraq war inquiry report ahead of a Holyrood debate on the issue today.

Fed remains 'patient' on rates

The Federal Reserve has reiterated that it will be "patient" in raising interest rates from record lows even as the US economy moves steadily closer ...

U.S stocks slump as oil dips again

The US stock market is slumping at the close as oil falls to its lowest level in nearly six years.

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Labour in Home Rule Bill pledge

Labour will introduce a new Home Rule Bill for Scotland within 100 days of being voted into office, Ed Miliband has pledged.

McDonald's gets first British boss

The former head of McDonald's in the UK has become the first Briton to be appointed president and chief executive of the US fast food giant.

Dippy the Diplodocus set to retire

Dippy the Diplodocus is to be moved out of the Natural History Museum's main hall and forced to retire.

Ebola vaccine 'potential to work'

Results from an early Ebola vaccine trial are said to be a "tad disappointing" but show that the drug is safe.

Muslims urged on peaceful protest

The Muslim community has a "unique responsibility" to help to ensure that there are fewer terrorist acts in the future, according to a leading ...

100,000 back no-stun slaughter ban

A petition demanding an outright ban on slaughtering animals without stunning them first has attracted more than 100,000 backers - but the Government ...

Men taking double number of selfies

Men are taking nearly double the amount of selfies as women and sharing them on social media, according to a survey.