Defence Secretary warns Scottish airspace would be exposed under SNP plans

UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned that large parts of an independent Scotland’s airspace would be left “undefended” under SNP plans.

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Gap 'narrows' ahead of referendum

The gap continues to narrow between voters on both sides of the referendum debate, a poll suggests.

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Yes Dundee in row with National Express over political advertising on buses

Yes Dundee has launched a fundraiser to try to plaster buses in the city with pro-independence adverts — but the company it is targeting said it will ...

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Tougher mortgage checks warning

People applying for a mortgage are facing tougher affordability checks which delve into their spending habits on outgoings ranging from childcare, ...

British Gas denies bonus claims

British Gas has denied claims it paid its staff bonuses to inflate customers' bills.

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Coren Mitchell makes poker history

Television presenter and journalist Victoria Coren Mitchell went all in to scoop nearly £400,000 and make poker history tonight.

Boycott threat over reception tests

Teachers are threatening to boycott the Government's new compulsory tests for four-year-olds, warning the move is "dangerous" to pupils' education.

Queen's portrait by Bailey released

A portrait of the Queen by the renowned British photographer David Bailey was released today to mark her 88th birthday tomorrow.

Jenkins to wed filmmaker boyfriend

Classical music star Katherine Jenkins has announced that she is to marry.

Tribute to 'death penalty' boxer

A British human rights barrister who tried to overturn the wrongful murder conviction of US boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter has paid tribute to him ...

Briton killed in Malaysia bus crash

A British man has died after a double-decker bus reportedly plunged into a ravine in Malaysia.

Wilshaw to lead Trojan Horse probe

The head of Ofsted is to take a "personal lead" in the watchdog's investigation into allegations of a hardline Muslim takeover plot at a number of ...