Sturgeon out to smash glass ceiling

Smashing the glass ceiling women face to "smithereens" is an important part of tackling inequality, Scotland's new First Minister has said.

Miliband praises devolution plans

Plans for a radical transfer of power from Westminster to Holyrood have been signed, sealed and delivered, Ed Miliband insisted.

Politics 'reset' needed, Brown says

Former prime minister Gordon Brown will today "reset" Scottish politics in a bid to shift the focus from the constitutional debate to how to improve ...

Leaders vow joint devolution push

Political leaders from Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have pledged to work together to ensure further devolved powers are secured for all ...

Navy shadows Russia Channel ships

The Royal Navy monitored a squadron of Russian warships as they moved through the Strait of Dover after carrying out exercises in the North Sea.

Ireland to repay IMF loan early

Ireland is to repay almost 40% of its International Monetary Fund (IMF) loan early.

'Talks' over new basic bank account

The Government is in talks with major banks over plans to introduce a new industry-wide no-frills bank account, according to a report.

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NHS discharge wait 'blocking beds'

Increasing delays in discharging patients from hospital is causing record levels of "bed-blocking" in England as the NHS approaches its busiest ...

Court fight over girl's remains

A divorced couple have staged a High Court fight after failing to agree on what should happen to the remains of their 24-year-old daughter.

Supermarkets cut petrol prices

Plunging world oil prices have prompted leading supermarkets to cut the cost of their fuel.

Star Wars footage unveiled online

Millions of Star Wars fans have been given their first taster of the new film as trailers were unveiled online, a year ahead of the next instalment ...

Gemma blames 'horrific ordeal'

I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here! flop Gemma Collins blamed her early exit from the show on "a horrific ordeal" shortly before she joined the ...

L-test could drop three-point turn

The dreaded three-point turn could become a thing of the past after the Government signalled the biggest shake-up to the driving test in 20 years.

Navy shadows Russia Channel ships

The Royal Navy monitored a squadron of Russian warships as they moved through the Strait of Dover after carrying out exercises in the North Sea.