Young split on lowering of voting age

Young voters are split over whether the voting age should be reduced to 16 - with slightly more believing the status quo should remain, according to ...

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V&A boss defends project despite soaring budget

V&A bosses were forced to choose between moving the museum completely off the Tay or watching the budget soar, the project’s director has revealed.

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Gordon Brown calls for North Sea oil reserve fund to be set up

Gordon Brown is calling for the creation of a North Sea reserve fund to help the oil industry in one of his final speeches before stepping down as a ...

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Mohammed Emwazi was bullied at school according to former headteacher

The British graduate unmasked as "Jihadi John" was bullied at school, his former headteacher has revealed.

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Former spy chief warns of ‘much more dangerous world’

A former spy chief has joined calls for UK defence spending to be restored to counter the security threat posed by Russian aggression.

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Dashcam mania: Why drivers’ errors have become internet smash hits

Even the best drivers sometimes make mistakes on the road but now motorists across the country are being shamed online for their worst errors.

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BBC journalist Nick Robinson treated for lung tumour

BBC political editor Nick Robinson is being treated for a tumour but hopes to be back at work in time to cover the general election campaign, his ...

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Dashcam mania: Why insurers might reward if you record

In the second part of our look at the dashcam phenomenon, Stefan Morkis talks to insurers and road safety experts.

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Jihadi John: M15 quizzes former UK teachers

MI5 officers have reportedly questioned former teachers of Briton Mohammed Emwazi after he was this week unmasked as the Islamic State terrorist ...

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Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years for sex offences

Former glam rock singer Gary Glitter faces dying behind bars after being jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.