All bodies involved in the integration of health and social care services need to work together better if it is to make a “meaningful difference” to people in Scotland, according to a report.
Youngsters will be picking up shovels to help plant a quarter of a million trees to create the first Young People’s Forest, the Woodland Trust has said.
The NHS faces a shortage of 350,000 staff by 2030, with experts warning that the workforce crisis is now a greater threat to services than its financial problems.
Millie Bobby Brown has teamed up with Unicef and is urging people to Go Blue in support of children’s rights.
Asda has been awarded a top accolade in an annual Christmas mince pie taste test that has seen Waitrose’s efforts described as “beige-tasting” and devoid of “notable flavours”.
Sir Elton John is the star of this year's John Lewis Christmas advert with his performance of Your Song the soundtrack to a festive-tinged retrospective of his life and career.
Michael Avenatti, a chief critic of US President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has been taken into police custody following an allegation of domestic violence, according to a law enforcement official.
Viewers are predicting that a John Lewis Christmas ad starring Sir Elton John is about to be unveiled, after the theme tunes of many shows were given piano makeovers.
Two raccoons have been causing alarm in a town in West Virginia, where residents were worried the animals had rabies.
A large, drop-shaped natural pearl pendant has sold for a hammer price of 32 million dollars (£24.6 million) at an auction of jewellery that once belonged to French queen Marie Antoinette.