Referendum 'too close to call'

The result of the independence referendum is "still too close to call", an academic has claimed

Currency union 'deception' blasted

Alex Salmond has been accused of a "huge deception" over his plans for a currency union after a Yes vote.

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.

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 ...

Charity figures disagree on vote

Senior figures from the charity sector have clashed about the impact of a Yes vote in September's independence referendum.

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.

Balfour ends Carillion merger talks

Plans for the creation of a new FTSE 100 construction giant have collapsed after Balfour Beatty pulled the plug on a potential deal with rival ...

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Ravel Morrison remanded in custody

Premier League footballer Ravel Morrison has been remanded in custody after appearing in court accused of punching and slapping his ex-girlfriend ...

Grayling: Tennis match to go ahead

David Cameron and Boris Johnson will go ahead with a tennis match secured by a controversial £160,000 donation to the Conservatives, Chris Grayling ...

Footballer charged with assault

Former Manchester United footballer Ravel Morrison has been charged with assaulting two women.

Hoare appointed new Ofsted chairman

Businessman David Hoare has been selected as the new chairman of schools regulator Ofsted, finally ending a furious Coalition row over the ...

Teacher attack suspensions rise

The number of primary school pupils suspended for attacking teachers has risen, official figures show.

BT claims advances in football duel

BT claimed its Premier League offering was helping it win its battle with Sky today as it grew broadband and TV revenues by a quarter.

Prison fugitive figures released

More than 200 inmates have escaped or absconded from prisons in England and Wales in the last year, official figures show.