Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

66% want another referendum: Poll

Two-thirds of Scots want another independence referendum to be held in the next 10 years while more than half think a vote on the country's future ...

Holyrood conveners could be elected

Holyrood could be strengthened by plans to introduce elected committee conveners, Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick has said.

Property firm boosts UK network

The owner of Martin & Co estate agents has boosted its national presence with a £6 million deal to buy chains including Parkers and CJ Hole.

Surge in fixed-rate mortgage deals

Mortgage lenders are flooding the market with more fixed-rate products in attempts to lock in home-owners who may be tempted to switch to one of ...

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Jet returns after part falls off

A passenger jet was forced to return to Gatwick Airport part-way through its flight to Egypt after a part plunged to the ground.

Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

Police chief faces internal charge

A chief constable will face an internal charge of gross misconduct following claims that he made "inappropriate advances" to female colleagues and ...

UK's EU contribution soars to £11bn

The UK's net contribution to the European Union soared to £11.3 billion in 2013, an increase of £2.7 billion from the previous year, according to ...

Halloween hots up with record high

The record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say.

BBC refuses apology over Top Gear

The BBC has refused the Argentinian ambassador's demand for a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American ...

Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.