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Polanski questioned in Poland

Prosecutors in Poland have questioned film-maker Roman Polanski at the request of US prosecutors who are seeking his extradition on charges from 1977 ...

30 Oct 2014 1.06pm

Apprentice loser 'too proud to beg'

Fired Apprentice candidate Steven Ugoalah has revealed he was too proud to beg for another chance to stay on the show.

30 Oct 2014 11.05am

Mercury prize money outstrips sales

Mercury Prize-winners Young Fathers have sold so few copies of their triumphant album that they could have bought the lot with their £20,000 prize ...

30 Oct 2014 4.47am

Council issues tax freeze warning

Scotland's biggest local authority expects to see a rising council tax take next year - but said the SNP's "unfunded council tax freeze" continues to ...

30 Oct 2014 1.03pm

Murphy vows to unite Labour

Jim Murphy has pledged to end the streak of "losing Labour" in Scotland as he launched his bid to become the next leader of the Scottish party.

30 Oct 2014 4.47am

Miliband rejects Lamont claims

Ed Miliband has rejected an accusation by former Scottish Labour leader Johann Lamont that he treated Scotland as a "branch office" and urged the ...

30 Oct 2014 11.04am

10 Christmas parcel centres to open

Royal Mail is opening 10 temporary centres to deal with the increase in parcel deliveries in the busy run-up to Christmas.

30 Oct 2014 11.04am

Clydesdale and Yorkshire bank sale

The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks are being readied for a stock market flotation after their Australian owner confirmed plans to exit UK banking.

30 Oct 2014 10.03am

Miliband warned on Ukip approach

Tony Blair has warned Ed Miliband not to chase Ukip to win over voters and insisted curbing immigration would be a "disaster" for Britain.

30 Oct 2014 2.05pm

Prison staff attacks at 8-year high

Assaults against prison staff have hit the highest level in eight years, official figures have shown.

30 Oct 2014 1.05pm

Seven stolen puppies back home

Seven stolen puppies are now back home but only after their owners suffered "unnecessary distress and heartache", police have said.

30 Oct 2014 2.05pm

UK ready to help migrant operation

Britain is ready to offer further support to a European operation aimed at controlling borders in the Mediterranean Sea where desperate migrants ...

30 Oct 2014 1.05pm

Man held over McConville murder

A pensioner has been arrested by detectives investigating the kidnap and murder of Belfast mother-of-10 Jean McConville.

30 Oct 2014 1.05pm

Militants 'killed 600 prisoners'

Islamic State militants carried out a mass killing of hundreds of Iraqi prison inmates when they seized the country's second-largest city of Mosul in ...

30 Oct 2014 2.06pm

Protesters halt Burkina Faso vote

Protesters have stormed Burkina Faso's parliament, dragging furniture and computers on to the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, forcing the ...

30 Oct 2014 12.06pm

10 years for German autobahn sniper

A court in Germany has sentenced a trucker to over 10 years in prison for shooting at fellow drivers more than 700 times over a five-year period.

30 Oct 2014 2.06pm

Lenovo wraps up Motorola purchase

Chinese computer maker Lenovo has completed its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google in a move aimed at developing a global smartphone brand.

30 Oct 2014 1.06pm

Malala donates prize to Gaza school

Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has donated 50,000 US dollars (£31,000) to rebuild a United Nations school in Gaza which was damaged ...

30 Oct 2014 12.06pm