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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Showers put dampener on Easter

The settled Easter weather is set to come to an abrupt end today as heavy showers and thunder are expected to greet many Britons over the long ...

Lions visitor faced fire 'dilemma'

A mother has described the "dilemma" she faced with her two children after their car burst into flames in a lion enclosure.

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Hart 'in Generation Game talks'

Comedian Miranda Hart is in talks to step into Sir Bruce Forsyth's shoes for a relaunch of the Generation Game, it was reported today.

Shots probe after teenagers injured

Police are investigating whether shots were fired during a city centre disturbance which left two teenagers in hospital.

Sex symbols have fat legs: Everett

They are sex symbols idolised by millions but Beyonce, Rihanna and Kim Kardashian have fallen foul of famously catty actor Rupert Everett - who says ...

Boy dies after three-vehicle crash

A second person has died in hospital following a three-vehicle crash in which six other people were seriously injured.