Leaders of the G8 nations meeting in Northern Ireland signed up today to a declaration designed to tackle tax evasion and promote free trade around the world.2 comments
MOORS murderer Ian Brady made his first public appearance for decades on Monday when he appeared at a mental health tribunal considering his sanity as he seeks to end his own life.
Moors murderer Ian Brady only comes out of his room at night and shuns contact with others believing them beneath him - but also fears them, a mental health tribunal heard today.
THE MoD said personnel selected for redundancy would be told face to face by their commanding officer.2 comments
EUROPEAN leaders will “pay the price” if they arm Syrian rebels, the country’s president, Bashar al-Assad, warned.4 comments
A LUXURY package holiday for dogs was unveiled today by consumer website VeryFirstTo.com, which will cost dog owners a mammoth £47,000.6 comments
Technology giants and the Government have agreed a new approach to tackling online child abuse images with a beefed-up role for the internet watchdog.2 comments
BRITAIN is the “whiplash capital of the world”, insurers have told MPs.3 comments
A FTSE 100 company with no women on its board has been attacked as “outdated” by a government spokesman in the House of Lords.2 comments
DJ JO Whiley has criticised Britain’s Got Talent and The Voice – saying that contestants do not know what they are letting themselves in for.1 comment
ONE of the victims of Stuart Hall has said she knows of more young people who were abused by the veteran broadcaster.
EXPOSURE to traffic fumes and industrial air pollution can dramatically increase a mother’s chances of having a child with autism, research has shown.3 comments
A GROUP of legal experts is to be set up by the UK and Ecuadorian governments to try to break the deadlock over the future of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.
A BRITISH man has survived plunging from the 15th floor of an apartment block in New Zealand, according to reports in the country.
HE RECEIVED more than 1,000 cards from well-wishers during his latest stay in hospital.6 comments
THE skirl of bagpipes may sound out at Wembley this summer after football chiefs promised to listen to requests to allow them for Scotland’s forthcoming friendly against England.43 comments
ANDY Murray’s success at Queen’s in London has sparked a surge in demand for Wimbledon tickets ahead of the tournament’s start next week.
THE QUEEN was all smiles as she took part in the historic Garter Day service at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Drinking in moderation through pregnancy does not harm a baby’s neurodevelopment, according to research.1 comment
A £100 BILLION “landmark” deal to break down trade barriers between Europe and the United States moved a step closer yesterday.
NIGELLA Lawson’s husband sought to play down the controversial pictures which appeared to show him gripping his wife by the neck, describing the incident as nothing more than a “playful tiff”.
DISGRACED veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall abused his celebrity status to indecently assault 13 young girls, according to a judge who jailed him for 15 months yesterday.
FORMER Formula One commentator Murray Walker has been diagnosed with cancer.
The official team sheet from Sir Alex Ferguson’s first game in charge at Manchester United is to be sold at auction.2 comments
RUSSIAN president Vladimir Putin last night issued a blunt warning to the West not to arm Syrian rebels who “eat the organs” of their enemies.13 comments
RESIDENTS across eastern England mistook a passing RAF Typhoon jet for an explosion, prompting calls to police in three counties.3 comments
FORMER Liberal Democrat chief executive Lord Rennard has been interviewed under caution by police investigating allegations of sexual impropriety.
DOMESTIC energy bills are helping prop up Britain’s wind farm industry – with every job in the UK sector effectively costing £100,000 a year in subsidies – according to reports yesterday.34 comments
MOST younger people believe that Britain will become a nation of renters within the next generation, a report has found.9 comments
MOORS murderer Ian Brady will today begin his bid to be declared sane and moved to a Scottish prison, where he hopes to starve himself to death.
INVENTIONS designed by British engineers in the 1960s have been brought to life in a display more in keeping with an episode of Thunderbirds.4 comments
POLICE far outnumbered protesters in Enniskillen yesterday as the Co Fermanagh town geared up for the G8 summit.
FORMER SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars has warned that plans to share the UK’s welfare and benefits system for a transitional period after independence could destroy the chance of a Yes vote.9 comments
A BABOON was shot dead today when it escaped from a UK zoo.
A POLICE officer stabbed in a mosque by a man brandishing a large combat knife has been praised for his “heroic” actions as he helped arrest the knifeman despite his injuries.
A 35-year-old man who went missing with a 14-year-old girl has been charged with child abduction.
A DIPLOMATIC protection group police officer has been arrested in connection with the Andrew Mitchell “Plebgate” affair following fresh information, Scotland Yard said today.
DOUBLE Olympic gold medallist Mo Farah has been crowned Celebrity Dad of the Year after a public vote.4 comments
THE on-going investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann is to be led by the Metropolitan Police, it was announced yesterday.
DAVID Cameron won agreement yesterday from Britain’s network of overseas territories and Crown dependencies to sign up to a clampdown on tax dodging.9 comments
DAVID Cameron today secured agreement from Britain’s network of overseas territories and Crown dependencies to sign up to a new clampdown on tax evasion.3 comments
A MASS anti-G8 protest rally has begun in Belfast. The march, ahead of next week’s G8 summit in Northern Ireland, left the city’s Custom House square amid a major security presence.3 comments
THE Duchess of Cambridge made her last public appearance before the birth of her first child when she joined thousands of well-wishers to celebrate the Queen’s official birthday at the Trooping the Colour parade today.2 comments
PRINCE William is a direct descendant of an Indian housekeeper and a Scottish merchant, according to DNA analysis.14 comments
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THE Treasury has signalled future cuts to the Scottish budget after six more government departments agreed a combined reduction of more than £1 billion in their coffers for the 2015-16 financial year.67 comments
THE outstanding achievements of 103 Scots have been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list – the highest number since 2003.34 comments
Police halted their inquiries into claims of a relationship between a teacher and a 15-year-old pupil hours before they fled to France, a court has heard.
SKYFALL singer Adele has added another award to her fast-growing collection with an MBE in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours.1 comment
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