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McLeish dismisses Yes vote claims

Former Labour first minister Henry McLeish has dismissed Better Together claims that he is preparing to endorse a Yes vote in the independence ...

Yes Declaration reaches 1m landmark

Yes Scotland has said "thanks a million" to the people who have signed its Yes Declaration affirming that Scotland should be an independent country.

UK energy market 'would continue'

There are "robust" indications that a single British energy market will continue in the event of Scottish independence, according to a renewable ...

Think twice before Yes vote: Brown

Former prime minister Gordon Brown has urged Scots to "think twice" before backing independence as he issued a stark warning that oil cash would only ...

VIDEO: Alistair Darling takes the Ice Bucket Challenge — now for the First Minister...

Scotland's First Minister has accepted a nomination from actor James McAvoy to take part in the ice bucket challenge.

Ukraine tensions affect US stocks

The US stock market paused yesterday amid tensions over Ukraine, following four days of gains.

Finance jargon 'puts off customers'

Banks and building societies are driving customers away by bombarding them with financial jargon, research carried out for Treasury-backed body ...


Ticket clue to burglary suspects

A burglary victim who fought with two intruders at his home helped police track down CCTV images of the suspects using a bus ticket left behind at ...

Rain set to hit Bank Holiday Monday

People with plans for their three-day weekend will have to make the most of the the sunshine today before rain moves in tomorrow evening bringing ...

Crackdown on black market tobacco

Efforts to reduce smoking and improve health are being hampered by the black market trade of millions of illegal cigarettes filled with excrement, ...

Pair charged over container death

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a man found in a container at Tilbury Docks.

Two bailed in festival rape probe

Two people, including a 14-year-old boy, who were arrested on suspicion of raping a young woman at the Reading Festival have been bailed.

Smaller plates 'to tackle obesity'

A common sense approach, which could include giving children smaller plates at mealtimes, is required to tackle obesity in the UK, a leading health ...

2,800 sex crimes in British schools

More than 2,800 sex crimes alleged to have taken place in British schools have been reported to police in the past three years.