A man who almost died from meningitis has told how he looked forward to having his hands and legs amputated.
Legislation to enable all women in Scotland to have access to free sanitary products has been formally lodged at Holyrood.
Salmon catches in Scotland are estimated to be at their lowest level since records began, sparking calls for preservation of the species to become a national priority.
More than half of allergy sufferers have had their lives put at risk by contaminated restaurant or takeaway food, a survey suggests.
Adidas and Reebok have topped a ranking of global brands’ social and environmental transparency and practices for the third year in a row.
Local charities are losing out on vital funding due to outdated limits on lottery sales, according to a report.
The system of international arms control is dangerously close to breakdown, raising the risk of nuclear war through miscalculation, a House of Lords committee has warned.
People who live in high-rise flats are being asked to give their views in a public consultation on strengthening fire safety in the buildings.
More than 1,000 harbour porpoises are dying in UK waters each year having been caught in fishing nets, according to conservationists.
The head of GCHQ is to make the case for a “genuinely national effort” to help improve the UK’s cyber security.