SNP extends poll lead over Labour

The SNP has extended its lead over Labour, according to a new poll on general election voting intentions.

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Ruth Davidson calls for oil sector support

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has called for the Chancellor to act now on measures to support the North Sea oil and gas industry.

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‘We felt helpless’ — family describe pain of girl’s long wait to see NHS mental health specialist

A Dundee father has told of the “utter hopelessness” of waiting 10 months for his daughter to receive specialist NHS treatment while she was ...

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Dashcam mania: Why insurers might reward if you record

In the second part of our look at the dashcam phenomenon, Stefan Morkis talks to insurers and road safety experts.

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Dashcam mania: Why drivers’ errors have become internet smash hits

Even the best drivers sometimes make mistakes on the road but now motorists across the country are being shamed online for their worst errors.

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BBC licence fee ‘harder and harder to justify’, say MPs

The BBC licence fee is becoming "harder and harder to justify", a committee of MPs has said.

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Jihadi John: M15 quizzes former UK teachers

MI5 officers have reportedly questioned former teachers of Briton Mohammed Emwazi after he was this week unmasked as the Islamic State terrorist ...

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Former spy chief warns of ‘much more dangerous world’

A former spy chief has joined calls for UK defence spending to be restored to counter the security threat posed by Russian aggression.

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Gary Glitter sentenced to 16 years for sex offences

Former glam rock singer Gary Glitter faces dying behind bars after being jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three schoolgirls.

‘Celebrity status protected Jimmy Savile’

"Never again must the power of money or celebrity blind us to repeated clear signals that some extremely vulnerable people were being abused," Health ...

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