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.

Carillion mulls Balfour options

Carillion is weighing up its next move after potential merger partner Balfour Beatty walked away from talks to create a new FTSE 100 construction ...

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Doubts over value of mid-life MOTs

Illnesses detected during the NHS's "mid-life MOT" could be "equally well detected" without the check-up, researchers have suggested.

Death in custody figures soaring

The number of prisoners who died in custody jumped by nearly a quarter in the year to March to reach its highest level for almost a decade, official ...

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 ...

Three Britons die in Croatia crash

Three Britons, including two children, have been killed after their car collided with a truck in Croatia, local police say.

15% of electricity from renewables

Almost 15% of the UK's electricity was generated from renewables last year, official figures show.

Crash victim family in mobiles plea

The family of a man killed by a "remorseless" driver who was using two mobile phones at the wheel have pleaded with others not to repeat her ...

Shortcomings in response times

Ambulances in three regions of England are "failing" to get to some of the most critical patients on time, new figures suggest.