Sturgeon's 'team of talents'

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced her "team of talents", comprising nine cabinet secretaries. They are:

Osborne set to miss deficit target

Britain's beleaguered public finances caused George Osborne a fresh headache today as new figures left him on course to miss his deficit reduction ...

Sturgeon unveils new Cabinet team

The new Scottish Cabinet has been unveiled by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

More safeguards in tax seizure plan

Extra safeguards are to be placed around the taxman's controversial new powers to seize money directly from people's bank accounts, the Government ...

Flying Scotsman aids Hornby revival

Model railway firm Hornby signalled an upturn in fortunes today after new products such as its Flying Scotsman train set boosted sales.


Evans U-turn hailed by opponents

Sheffield United's decision to retract an offer allowing former player and convicted rapist Ched Evans to train with the club has been welcomed by ...

Pub bombings victims remembered

Relatives of the victims of one of the worst peacetime terrorist attacks on the British mainland are gathering to remember the 40th anniversary of ...

Better cancer fertility care urged

Only one in 10 women diagnosed with breast cancer are being offered the chance to have fertility treatment, despite the disease leaving them ...

Bed-blockers given a week to leave

A hospital is to tell overstaying patients fit enough to go home they will have seven days to leave or face possible legal action, amid fears of ...

Terror threat 'blind spots' warning

British intelligence agencies have "more blind spots" when monitoring potential terrorist threats than five years ago, the country's top anti-terror ...

Inquest into woman's hostel death

An inquest will open today into the death of a young woman who, it has been claimed, was killed in an act of cannibalism at a homeless hostel.

Catatonia's Cerys to collect MBE

Welsh singer and radio presenter Cerys Matthews will be awarded an MBE today for services to music.