Barroso's EU book 'waste of money'

Conservative chairman Grant Shapps has accused European Commission president Jose Manuel Barroso of wasting taxpayers' money with a book produced to ...

Lamont quits 'untenable' leadership

Johann Lamont has resigned as leader of the Scottish Labour Party accusing the Westminster leadership of treating the party in Scotland as a "branch ...

Scottish Labour leader to quit

Johann Lamont has resigned as leader of the Scottish Labour Party with a parting shot at the Westminster leadership.

Pocket money rise 'outstrips wages'

Children's pocket money payouts have risen more than twice as fast as their parents' wage increases since the late 1980s, research has found.

Microsoft helps boost US stocks

The US stock market closed out its best week in nearly two years on a positive note today, helped by strong quarterly earnings from Microsoft and ...


Driving licence fees to be slashed

Young drivers facing the mounting costs of taking to the road might well breathe a little easier after the Government announced it was slashing the ...

Asda faces mass action on equal pay

Supermarket giant Asda could face legal action from tens of thousands of mainly female employees who claim they have been underpaid.

Gadgets contest to help disabled

The Government has launched a Dragons' Den style competition to encourage British entrepreneurs to create gadgets to help disabled people.

McConaughey scoops thriller award

Oscar winner Matthew McConaughey has picked up another award to add to his growing trophy collection - scooping best actor at the Crime Thriller ...

Measures to improve used car market

More measures are to be introduced to prevent consumers getting bad deals when buying used cars, the Government has announced.

Rwanda suspends BBC radio service

The BBC has had one of its African radio services suspended by the Rwandan government in protest at a documentary about the country's 1990s genocide, ...

Scott Mills reveals Cheryl support

Strictly Come Dancing contestant Scott Mills revealed he has found unlikely support from Cheryl Fernandez-Versini - as he prepares to hit the ...