MPs demand Barnett formula review

Conservative MPs have urged review and reform of the Barnett formula hours after David Cameron insisted it was not "on the horizon".

PM signals plan on 'English votes'

David Cameron has signalled that he will set out a "clear plan" for dealing with the thorny issue of "English votes for English laws" early in the ...

Sturgeon 'aims to eradicate Labour'

Nicola Sturgeon is seeking to "eradicate" Labour north of the border, with achieving independence for Scotland a "project after that", party ...

Davey backs £720m climate fund move

Energy Secretary Ed Davey insisted the UK has a "moral duty" to help the world's poor cope with rising temperatures as the Government unveiled a £720 ...

Sturgeon sworn in as First Minister

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has been officially sworn in as Scotland's First Minister, making her the fifth person to hold the top job.

Mortgage growth points to pick-up

Banks and building societies have reported their strongest October for mortgage lending since 2007, fuelling predictions that the market could be set ...

'10% fall' in house builds started

Campaigners are urging bolder action to tackle the country's shortage of homes after figures showed a 10% fall in the number of house builds started ...


Trio in court over beheading 'plot'

Three men who were arrested three days before Remembrance Sunday have appeared in court over an alleged beheading plot.

Police trio deny stealing £30,000

Two serving police officers and their former colleague have appeared in court accused of stealing a total of £30,000.

UK net value figure reaches £7.6tn

The UK's net value rose to £7.6 trillion last year, making each person worth £119,000, official figures showed today.

JJB chief found guilty of £1m fraud

The former chief executive of JJB Sports has been convicted of accepting more than £1 million in backhanders from suppliers.

Branson's island to be seen on TV

The cameras are going behind the scenes at Sir Richard Branson's Caribbean island hideaway as part of a new season of TV shows about the super-rich.

Horses killed in railway incident

Seven horses have been killed after running loose on rail tracks.

Ramsay in court battle over pub

The dispute between celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay and his wife Tana's father is at the centre of a new High Court battle.