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'Stress test' for new powers plan

Liberal Democrat plans to give more powers to Scotland if it votes No to independence will be subjected to cross-party approval and a "stress test" ...

Live TV clash over referendum vote

Independence could bring Scotland's politicians closer to the people they represent but also bring its potential enemies closer as well, voters have ...

Greens keen on Yes vote 'chaos'

The "constitutional chaos" that would flow across the border from an independent Scotland would be warmly welcomed by the Green Party, leader ...

Jobseekers 'avoid zero-hours roles'

More than half of jobseekers are unwilling to take up work if it involves a zero-hours contract, a new study has revealed.

US stock market ends slightly lower

Concerns over weaker global growth appeared to overshadow strong reports about the US economy, nudging the stock market to a small loss.


Concerns expressed over GP emails

Doctors who email patients instead of meeting with them in person or telephoning them could miss out on vital signs about a patient's ailments, ...

UK rises in competitiveness ratings

Britain has risen one place in the international economic competitiveness ratings, according to the World Economic Forum.

£3.5bn order for armoured vehicles

The Ministry of Defence is signing a £3.5 billion contract for almost 600 new armoured vehicles on the eve of Nato's summit in Wales, at which ...

All eyes on Kim at awards for men

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian stole the show at a glitzy awards do - designed to celebrate men.

New pill offers hepatitis C 'cure'

A new pill treatment that is said to offer a "cure" for the chronic liver disease hepatitis C has been launched in the UK.

Lib Dems would axe married tax boon

Liberal Democrats will scrap the married tax allowance to fund free childcare for every two-year-old in England if they are in government after next ...

£11m cost of elderly patient delays

The NHS is having to fork out millions of pounds every year because of delays in getting elderly patients back into their own homes following a ...