Missing Allan Bryant: Facebook troll’s jail gloating adds to family’s pain

31 October 2014 11.38am.

An Allan Bryant appeal Facebook troll has been accused of gloating on the eve of the first anniversary of the Glenrothes man going missing.

Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

Plea to confront aid corruption

The Government is failing to tackle corruption levels in international aid programmes it is funding, an independent watchdog has found.

66% want another referendum: Poll

Two-thirds of Scots want another independence referendum to be held in the next 10 years while more than half think a vote on the country's future ...

Holyrood conveners could be elected

Holyrood could be strengthened by plans to introduce elected committee conveners, Presiding Officer Tricia Marwick has said.

First Minister pledges to act on Tummel Bridge unsafe water supply

Scotland’s First Minister will pile pressure on Scottish Water after The Courier revealed a Perthshire community’s supply is tainted with potentially ...

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Wholesale gas prices drop over deal

A gas supply deal between Russia and Ukraine caused a sharp fall in wholesale prices today putting Britain's energy companies under fresh pressure ...

BA owner sees profits climb

The owner of British Airways stepped up pressure on its European rivals today by forecasting it will make bigger than expected profits this year.

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Halloween hots up with record high

The record for the warmest Halloween in Britain has been shattered, forecasters say.

Police chief faces internal charge

A chief constable will face an internal charge of gross misconduct following claims that he made "inappropriate advances" to female colleagues and ...

Murderers lose whole-life challenge

Two murderers have lost challenges against orders that they can never be released from prison.

BBC refuses apology over Top Gear

The BBC has refused the Argentinian ambassador's demand for a public apology following the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American ...

Schiffer among PM's Chequers guests

Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has dined with David Cameron at the Prime Minister's official country residence, official records show.

Rolf Harris loses first appeal bid

Disgraced entertainer Rolf Harris has lost the first round of his bid to appeal against his convictions for a string of indecent assaults.

X Factor hopefuls face instant axe

X Factor contestants face instant dismissal on tomorrow night's show if they fail to impress viewers in a Halloween elimination twist as the show ...