Salmond picks up Spectator award

Alex Salmond said the last 12 months had been "momentous" for Scotland as he was named Spectator magazine's Politician of the Year.

MoD pressed over Libyan cadets

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) must publicly answer questions over its handling of disgraced Libyan cadet soldiers training in the UK, councillors ...

Ex-IS Britons 'could deter others'

Young Britons returning from Syria after becoming disillusioned with Islamic State (IS) could be a used as powerful deterrent to dissuade others from ...

Salmond rapped over figures claim

Alex Salmond has been rapped by a watchdog for claiming politicians in Westminster interfered to skew key economic data.

Labour gives warning on air duty

Regional airports in the rest of the UK must be helped to avoid "uncertainty and risk" caused by handing the Scottish Government control over Air ...

New standards for pension providers

Pension providers will be required to check whether or not customers buying their products have already taken guidance or advice on their options ...

More parishes 'giving money advice'

Church of England parishes are responding to growing cries for help from people suffering from debt problems, a study has found.

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Half users 'cutting Facebook time'

Facebook faces another challenge after new research revealed that half of the social network's users in the UK and US are using it less frequently ...

HIV drugs 'may prevent blindness'

A class of 30-year-old HIV drugs could in future be used to prevent a common cause of incurable blindness, scientists believe.

Hotelier guilty of child sex abuse

A hotelier has been convicted of sexually abusing 19 children who lived in his string of care homes.

Kay answers call for Comic Relief

Comic Peter Kay has confirmed he is to bring back his hugely successful creation Phoenix Nights for a pair of live shows for Comic Relief.

Dog owner collared for speeding

A man who tried to blame his Staffordshire bull terrier for sitting on the pedals when he was caught by police driving at close to 100mph has been ...

Ex-IS Britons 'could deter others'

Young Britons returning from Syria after becoming disillusioned with Islamic State (IS) could be a used as powerful deterrent to dissuade others from ...

Wife may appeal despite £337m award

A financier's estranged American wife may appeal despite being awarded £337 million following one of the biggest divorce cash fights seen in an ...