Defence Secretary warns Scottish airspace would be exposed under SNP plans

UK Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned that large parts of an independent Scotland’s airspace would be left “undefended” under SNP plans.

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Gap 'narrows' ahead of referendum

The gap continues to narrow between voters on both sides of the referendum debate, a poll suggests.

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Yes Dundee in row with National Express over political advertising on buses

Yes Dundee has launched a fundraiser to try to plaster buses in the city with pro-independence adverts — but the company it is targeting said it will ...

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US stocks close mostly higher

Stocks have closed mostly higher on Wall Street after upbeat earnings news from several big US companies encouraged investors.

Bank set to axe hundreds of jobs

Barclays looks set to axe hundreds more jobs, mainly at its investment banking arm, as a result of a strategic review which will report within ...

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Pickles approves 59 allotment sales

Communities Secretary Eric Pickles has approved 59 applications by councils to sell allotment sites to make way for development, it has emerged.

Kate wigs out at Aussie Easter show

The Duchess of Cambridge has suggested the perfect solution for her husband's growing bald patch - an alpaca toupee.

Millions joining Easter getaway

Easter travellers can expect a fine start to the long weekend, with those who have booked breaks in Britain taking to the roads in their millions.

Boy, 14, charged with rape of girl

A 14-year-old boy will appear in court today in connection with a serious sexual assault on a 10-year-old girl.

Briton, 18, dies in Syria conflict

The 18-year-old nephew of a former Guantanamo detainee has been killed in conflict in Syria.

Call on foreign doctor standards

Foreign doctors who want to work for the NHS should face tougher tests in line with the standards of UK-trained doctors, a study has said.

NHS whistleblower wins tribunal

A heart doctor turned whistleblower who exposed NHS safety fears has won an unfair dismissal case, his solicitor said.