Salmond slams No 'blunder mode'

The No campaign is in "serial blunder mode" as momentum continues to build for a Yes vote, according to the First Minister.

1 Sep 2014 7.03pm

Referendum 'a test of common sense'

The independence referendum is not a test of Scottishness, but a test of common sense, former chancellor Alistair Darling has insisted.

1 Sep 2014 4.03pm

Paxman peeved at demise of satire

Jeremy Paxman has lamented the dearth of political satire on the small screen and taken a swipe at "self-regarding" actors.

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Top Gear set to cross the Channel

Hit BBC series Top Gear is to be launched in France - a country which banned two of the UK presenters of the show from its roads last year.

1 Sep 2014 6.05pm

Clock ticking for Strictly co-host

She is about to make her debut as Sir Bruce Forsyth's replacement on Strictly Come Dancing, but Claudia Winkleman believes that she is coming to the ...

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Bake Off Berry fears being a burden

Great British Bake Off star Mary Berry has said that she does not want to live beyond 90 and that she would like her children to be able to "give me ...

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Search engines may face pirate law

Culture Secretary Sajid Javid has warned internet search engine companies legislation could be introduced if they do not make "real progress" in ...

1 Sep 2014 8.05pm

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

2 Sep 2014 1.03am

Woman's body discovered in loch

A woman's body has been discovered in a loch.

1 Sep 2014 8.03pm

Russell pledges rural links boost

Rural communities will be better connected under plans for an independent Scotland, SNP front-bencher Michael Russell has said.

2 Sep 2014 1.03am

MP Curran issues 'job guarantee'

Nearly 14,000 young people could benefit from Labour's "job guarantee" if Scotland remains in the UK, according to Shadow Scottish Secretary ...

2 Sep 2014 1.03am

'Yes' camp closing gap - poll

Support for Scottish independence has risen eight points in a month, according to a new poll.

2 Sep 2014 1.03am

'Vague' anti-terror plans attacked

Coalition plans to counter the threat from British jihadists have been criticised as "vague" and potentially unenforceable.

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Launch for free school meals scheme

Almost two million infants will receive a free lunch from today under a new £1 billion scheme, amid ongoing concerns about its cost.

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Brit forces 'harmed Madeleine hunt'

Competition between British police forces hindered the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann and have had a long-term negative ...

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

NHS trust put into special measures

One of the largest hospital trusts in England is to be put into a failure regime because of "serious failures" in patient safety

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

'Boris Island' plan to be rejected

London Mayor Boris Johnson is expected to hear that his so-called Boris Island Thames Estuary airport plan has been officially rejected today.

2 Sep 2014 2.05am

Peru makes record cocaine haul

Peruvian police have put on display what they call the largest cocaine haul ever in the South American nation.

1 Sep 2014 10.49pm

Iraq 'will be a big grave for IS'

Iraq's outgoing prime minster has pledged to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State (IS) group and commended ...

1 Sep 2014 4.06pm

Clerics 'should tolerate internet'

Iran's president has urged the country's clerics to be more tolerant of the internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by ...

1 Sep 2014 7.06pm

Libya parliament reappoints PM

Libya's elected parliament has tasked the recently resigned prime minister with forming a new government as the outgoing cabinet acknowledged it had ...

1 Sep 2014 4.06pm

UN backs call for 'IS crimes' probe

The UN's top human rights body has approved the Iraqi government's request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by ...

1 Sep 2014 4.06pm