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.

Salmond gets last word in TV debate

First Minister Alex Salmond will have the first and last word on Scottish independence in the landmark televised debate with Better Together leader ...

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

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.

US stocks plunge, wiping out gains

US stocks had their worst one-day drop since February as traders worried about weak corporate earnings and the looming end of economic stimulus from ...

Thomas Cook benefits from late rush

Tour operator Thomas Cook boosted quarterly profits today after benefiting from a surge in late summer bookings in the UK.

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Sierra Leone cyclist in Ebola scare

Health authorities have played down an Ebola scare at the Commonwealth Games after it emerged a Sierra Leone athlete was tested for the killer virus.

50p rate 'targets heavy drinkers'

Only patients with liver problems who are the heaviest drinkers would be affected by a minimum price for alcohol, experts have said.

Ministers 'failing whistleblowers'

Ministers have been accused by MPs of failing to put in place effective policies to protect whistleblowers in the public services, despite their ...

One Direction lead UK global sales

Chart-toppers One Direction led the UK's global sales charge last year which ensured home-grown acts accounted for one in every eight artist albums ...

Murdered DJ's family's fresh appeal

An appeal has been launched to trace a man wanted in connection with the murder of a talented DJ five years ago.

Gay sex 'linked to drink and drugs'

Almost half of gay and bisexual men frequently have sex while drunk , a new survey suggests.

Broadband customers 'held captive'

Broadband customers are being "punished" with average cancellation fees of £190 to escape unsuitable or sub-standard contracts, a consumer group has ...