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Yes and No campaigners row over NHS

The Yes and No campaigns in the independence referendum have set out rival visions on the NHS as the battle for votes focused on future of the health ...

McLeish dismisses Yes vote claims

Former Labour first minister Henry McLeish has dismissed Better Together claims that he is preparing to endorse a Yes vote in the independence ...

Ukraine tensions affect US stocks

The US stock market paused yesterday amid tensions over Ukraine, following four days of gains.

Finance jargon 'puts off customers'

Banks and building societies are driving customers away by bombarding them with financial jargon, research carried out for Treasury-backed body ...

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Kidnap hoax man was out partying

A man who told his girlfriend he had been kidnapped as an excuse to stay out partying sparked an overnight man-hunt, Greater Manchester Police said.

Why US rejected Mirren in French

Hollywood actress Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was stopped from playing her latest role in French because American audiences do not like ...

Pair charged over container death

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

Most doctors oppose assisted dying

Fewer than one in five doctors would be willing to help patients end their lives, according to a new poll.

Container charge drivers remanded

Two lorry drivers have been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at ...

Actor Nighy 'happier at 64 than 24'

Veteran actor Bill Nighy insists he is happier as a "lanky bloke" of 64 than he was in his 20s, despite being prepared for his roles to "get smaller".

Ticket clue to burglary suspects

A burglary victim who fought with two intruders at his home helped police track down CCTV images of the suspects using a bus ticket left behind at ...