Royal Marine to be pulled from front line of migrant crisis after collapse of Angus trial

2 September 2015 6.00am.

A Royal Marine is to be pulled from the front line of the Mediterranean migrant crisis after causing the collapse of a major Angus trial.

Dundee alloy repair firm admits safety errors led to father-of-two's death

1 September 2015 4.53pm.

A Dundee company has admitted that safety failures led to the death of 33-year-old father-of-two Steven Conway.

Nicola Sturgeon held ‘secret’ New York meeting with Rupert Murdoch

Nicola Sturgeon failed to disclose a meeting with controversial media mogul Rupert Murdoch held during an official visit to New York, it has emerged.

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Alistair Carmichael election challenge being broadcast live on TV

A legal challenge to the election of Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael will be broadcast live and in full in what is believed to be a ...

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Nicola Sturgeon to use Scotland Bill powers ‘creatively and ambitiously’

Nicola Sturgeon will set out how she plans to use new powers that are coming to Holyrood both "creatively and ambitiously".

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National living wage crackdown branded ‘window dressing’

The Government has been accused of "window dressing" after announcing a crackdown against firms that fail to pay staff the new national living wage.

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It’s NBD, bruh, beer o’clock, bants and manspreading are all in the dictionary

Britons are offending commuters by manspreading, revelling in bants with their friends at beer o’clock and having a brain fart while talking about ...

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Clare Short blames ‘very poor draft’ for Chilcot report delay

The long-awaited Chilcot report into the Iraq War is not being held up by the so-called "Maxwellisation" process which seeks responses from those who ...

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Man shot dead after armed police swarm flat in north London

Horrified residents have described seeing armed police swarm their block of flats moments before officers shot dead a man who had a gun and was ...

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Simon Cowell backs X Factor to beat Strictly Come Dancing

X Factor judge Simon Cowell has laughed off any ratings rivalry with Strictly Come Dancing, joking about the BBC's lack of a star-studded line-up.

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Shoreham air crash victim Mark Reeves parked motorbike to photograph planes

A grandfather died in the Shoreham air disaster after parking his motorbike on the outskirts to take photographs of the planes, his family revealed.

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More cars breaking down after running out of fuel

An increasing number of British motorists are breaking down because their vehicle runs out of fuel, according to new research.

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