RBS reiterates independence warning

Royal Bank of Scotland has repeated its warning of a "material adverse effect" on its business if Scots vote in favour of independence next month.

Swinney Yes vote message for firms

Scottish companies will be able to boost their presence on the world stage with a Yes vote, according to the Finance Secretary.

Scottish pensioners 'worse off'

Thousands of hard-saving Scottish pensioners are worse off since the Tory-led government started cutting benefits, according to the SNP.

No vote 'threatens NHS in Scotland'

Scotland's "missing million" unregistered voters are being urged to protect the NHS north of the border by backing independence.

Referendum 'too close to call'

The result of the independence referendum is "still too close to call", an academic has claimed

US stocks end worst week since 2012

The US stock market has closed out its worst week in two years.

Co-op big loser in accounts tussle

The Co-operative Bank is among the biggest "losers" so far in the battle to win new customers who are using a current account switching service while ...

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Britain shuts down Libya embassy

Escalating violence in Libya has prompted the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to shut down its embassy in the country.

Balls: 'Death tax' not on agenda

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has firmly denied Conservative claims that Labour is planning a "death tax" to pay for care of the elderly or a penny on ...

'Millions in parking fines owed'

Millions of pounds worth of unpaid parking fines have to be written off each year by councils unable to trace drivers of foreign vehicles, according ...

Body parts found at recycling plant

Suspected body parts of a man have been found at a recycling plant.

Weekend storms end summer heatwave

Britain is poised for heavy weekend rain and thunderstorms as the barbecue summer comes to an abrupt halt.

Kitemark for simple finance product

A life insurance product has become the first financial product to be awarded a kitemark for "doing what it says on the tin" as part of a new ...

Senior MP condemns taxi app company

A senior MP who has led the charge against tax avoidance by multinational companies has accused the firm behind a popular cab-hailing smartphone app ...