A man convicted of assaulting a toddler by putting her in a tumble dryer will be sentenced on Thursday.
Britain is braced for heavy rain and high winds as the weekend will “feel more like autumn than August”, according to the Met Office.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Labour is the “stumbling block” to forming a progressive alliance to halt the Conservatives.
Pilots had to take evasive action to avoid a potentially “catastrophic” scenario after lasers were used to target five planes landing at Glasgow Airport.
John McDonnell has ruled out the possibility of a Labour-SNP pact to keep the Tories out of Downing Street.
The 27-year prison sentence for the teenager who abducted, raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail was “excessive and a miscarriage of justice”, an appeal court has heard.
The teenager who abducted, raped and murdered Alesha MacPhail has appealed against his 27-year sentence - and claimed he was the victim of a miscarriage of justice.
The shadow chancellor agrees there is “no economic case” for Scottish independence, the Scottish Labour leader has said.
Each year without fail, the Queen retreats to Balmoral in Aberdeenshire during the summer months.
The best way to protect your food from swooping gulls is to give them a ‘hard stare’, say scientists
Worried about how to protect your seaside chips from pesky gulls? Scientists believe the answer lies in an old-fashioned stare-down.