Yes Scotland campaign comes to end

Yes Scotland has brought its campaign for Scottish independence to a close, with a message to supporters to join a nationalist party and "keep the ...

Farage 'would consider Labour deal'

Nigel Farage has made it clear that he would be ready to do a deal with Labour if Ukip holds the balance of power after next year's general election, ...

Farage defends ex-Ukip candidate

Nigel Farage has defended a former Ukip parliamentary candidate who stood down after being recorded using derogatory terms about homosexuals and ...

NHS staff to stage fresh strikes

The Government is facing a fresh wave of strikes by health workers in the new year amid the bitter dispute over pay.

MP: Lower oil taxes help investment

The Treasury must accept significantly lower taxes from the North Sea in future to create jobs and boost investment, Chief Secretary to the Treasury ...

Black Friday boosts sales growth

Britain's "Black Friday" shopping surge saw retail sales grow at their fastest pace for nearly 27 years, CBI figures showed today.

Serco contract police probe dropped

An investigation into Serco's handling of a £285 million prisoner escort contract has been dropped by City of London Police, the firm said today.

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Lecturer 'abducted' sons to Moscow

A Russian academic who lectured at a London university "abducted" two of his sons after their mother moved to a women's refuge complaining that she ...

Farage defends ex-Ukip candidate

Nigel Farage has defended a former Ukip parliamentary candidate who stood down after being recorded using derogatory terms about homosexuals and ...

Off-duty officer dies in assault

A murder investigation has been launched after an off-duty police officer was killed and two others were injured.

Cheryl husband wins privacy damages

The husband of X Factor judge Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has accepted undisclosed privacy damages over a magazine article which speculated about their ...

Calls received in 'murders' probe

Detectives investigating the alleged murder of three young boys by members of a Westminster paedophile ring have "received calls and information" ...

'Deepest fish' found in Pacific

Scientists have discovered the world's deepest fish during research in the depths of the Pacific.

Anger at hammer killer sentence

A taxi driver who was jailed for a minimum of 12 years for killing a young woman in a brutal attack and leaving her body buried undiscovered for more ...