MSPs call for death inquiry changes

A Holyrood committee has called for fatal accident inquiries (FAIs) to be allowed in circumstances when a death occurs abroad but the body cannot be ...

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Holyrood ‘may get welfare powers’

Scotland would be able to mitigate Conservative cuts to tax credits or other welfare under Labour and SNP plans to give Holyrood the power to create ...

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Business Secretary urges Scottish Government to look at further deregulation

Business Secretary Sajid Javid has advised the Scottish Government to look at deregulating much more to help productivity and growth north of the ...

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UK

VIDEO: UK prepares for worst after Greece defaults on IMF loan

The UK will "prepare for the worst" after Greece became the first developed nation to default on an IMF loan, George Osborne said.

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Picture gallery: Emergency services take part in counter-terrorism training exercise

Around 1,000 members of the emergency services are taking part in a counter-terrorism training exercise in London. Exercise Strong Tower is being ...

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Blue Peter presenter John Noakes found after being reported missing

Missing former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been found near his home in Majorca after going missing for more than eight hours.

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Tunisia terror attack: British victims’ bodies to be brought home

The operation to return the bodies of Britons killed by a gunman in the Tunisian beach massacre to the UK has begun.

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UK child poverty ‘unacceptable’

The four UK children's commissioners have joined forces to urge the Government to halt its programme of benefit cuts to prevent more young people ...

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Beach body advert ruled inoffensive

The controversial "beach body ready" campaign was not offensive or socially irresponsible and would not have shamed women into believing they needed ...

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Channel Tunnel closed by strikers

Striking French ferry workers have blocked the Channel Tunnel again causing services to be suspended, Eurotunnel said.

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