Andy Murray says Tweeting Yes support ‘wasn’t something I would do again’

Andy Murray has said he has no regrets about declaring his support for a Yes vote on the eve of the Scottish independence referendum but does have ...

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Salmond 'believes in referendums'

Alex Salmond dismissed claims that he intends to make a unilateral declaration of Scottish independence as MSPs gathered for the first time since the ...

NHS at heart of Miliband's pitch

Ed Miliband put the NHS at the heart of his general election pitch today, promising to boost funding by soaking mansion owners, tax dodgers and ...

27% of homeowners 'fear rate rise'

One in four mortgage holders fear they will be in financial trouble when interest rates start to rise, research has found.

World events rattle stock markets

Grim economic news from Europe and air strikes in Syria rattled US and world stocks.

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'Sexual' e-cigarette ad restricted

A television ad for e-cigarettes has been restricted to post-9pm screenings following more than 80 complaints that it irresponsibly sexualised use ...

'Policy based evidence' criticised

Politicians push for evidence that supports whatever initiative they back, but formal evaluation often shows such initiatives to have failed, ...

Please release Alan, urges wife

The wife of British hostage Alan Henning has urged Islamic State to release him after she received an audio message from her husband pleading for ...

Call to help bipolar teenagers

Many youngsters who have bipolar disorder can go for years without having their symptoms recognised, health officials have warned.

Deaths fall 'with use of software'

Death rates at two large hospitals fell by more than 15% after nurses started using handheld computers instead of paper charts to record patients' ...

Least staff trust in public sector

Public sector workers have the lowest levels of trust in their organisations following several years of spending cuts, a new report has revealed.

Cooper vows to reverse police cuts

Yvette Cooper will today unveil plans to reduce cuts at the Home Office, restoring 1,000 police officers and halting the closure of domestic violence ...