Labour 'must spell out changes'

Holyrood needs "significant new powers" but Labour must also set out how it will use them to improve people's lives, shadow Scottish secretary ...

Sturgeon's Cabinet in first meeting

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has held the first meeting of the new Scottish Cabinet.

New paper 'flies independence flag'

A new Scottish newspaper has been launched that "will fly a vibrant flag for independence".

Justices hear Charles letters row

A legal dispute over letters the Prince of Wales wrote to government ministers reaches the UK's highest court today.

Tory MP piles on anti-EU pressure

David Cameron will come under fresh pressure to toughen the Tory line on the European Union (EU) today, with a former Cabinet minister insisting he ...

Merger proposal boosts Friends Life

Shares in Friends Life surged today after plans for a mega-merger valuing the insurance and pensions provider at more than £5.5 billion were ...

BT 'in talks to buy 02 mobile firm'

Telecoms giant BT is in "highly preliminary" talks about buying mobile phone network O2.

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Judge considers halting Dewani case

A judge in South Africa is expected to consider today whether the case against Shrien Dewani should be thrown out.

Justices hear Charles letters row

A legal dispute over letters the Prince of Wales wrote to government ministers reaches the UK's highest court today.

Downpours spark flood warnings

Persistent downpours over southern England have caused localised flooding and raised fears of more, with many areas receiving up to an inch of rain.

Children victims of divorce fallout

Children and teenagers whose parents have divorced say their exam grades suffer and they are driven to drink or drugs or feel pressure to get ...

Gazza: Booze binge was just a blip

Troubled former England footballer Paul Gascoigne has said he felt "victimised" by doctors who sectioned him following a recent drinking binge.

Jutting ruled fit for murder trial

British banker Rurik Jutting has been ruled mentally fit to stand trial for the murder of two Indonesian women.

Tory MP piles on anti-EU pressure

David Cameron will come under fresh pressure to toughen the Tory line on the European Union (EU) today, with a former Cabinet minister insisting he ...