Adopting a child in Scotland takes approximately two to three years, despite the Scottish Government having made an “explicit commitment” to making permanent arrangements for such children as early as possible, an academic has said.
A record breaking steam engine is to return to the mainline rail network.
House of Fraser customers are becoming increasingly concerned that gift cards for the department store will not be honoured amid silence from new owner Sports Direct.
Joe Root believes England are making giant strides under his stewardship but admits a change in approach may be necessary if they are to combat their wretched overseas form.
European shares rallied on Tuesday as trade war fears cooled, but the boost was not enough to keep London’s top-flight out of the red.
The brother of one of the 10 men shot dead in the Kingsmill massacre has given a cautious welcome to an announcement that the Irish Government will introduce a new law to assist legacy inquests in Northern Ireland.
A Commission set up to map out the future of Irish policing has suggested sweeping reforms are needed within the Garda.
The Duke of Cambridge will visit troops from the Irish Guards during a trip to Africa to promote a major conference in London which is targeting the illegal wildlife trade.
Dark looming clouds and torrential rainfall have failed to dampen the spirits of thousands of people who travelled across Ireland to attend the country’s national ploughing championships.
A man accused of murdering his eight-year-old daughter by plunging a kitchen knife into her chest claims to have no memory of the alleged stabbing, a jury has heard.