Radio 2's Evans hits audience peak

Radio 2 breakfast host Chris Evans has hit another audience high, with a new record number of listeners to his show.

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Bragg pulls strings to end jail ban

Protest singer Billy Bragg has helped reverse a government ban on steel-strung guitars in prison.

30 Jul 2014 1.02am

Kylie to top bill as Games close

Pop superstar Kylie Minogue will top the bill at the closing ceremony of Glasgow 2014, it has been announced.

30 Jul 2014 8.02pm

Model defends baby birth tickets

An aspiring glamour model has said selling tickets to the birth of her third child for a total of £30,000 is better than claiming benefits.

30 Jul 2014 2.05pm

Video: Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom scuffle in front of nightclub

VIDEO has emerged of the moment pop star Justin Bieber and actor Orlando Bloom allegedly got in a scuffle in front of an Ibiza nightspot.

30 Jul 2014 11.13am

Report calls for housing growth

New towns and communities should be created in Scotland and the private rental sector should be expanded to help avert a potential crisis in the ...

31 Jul 2014 1.02am

Swinney Yes vote message for firms

Scottish companies will be able to boost their presence on the world stage with a Yes vote, according to the Finance Secretary.

31 Jul 2014 1.02am

Airports expansion benefits sought

The future expansion of airports in and around London must also provide benefits for Scotland and other regions of the UK, an independent economic ...

31 Jul 2014 1.02am

Biker who collided with girl held

A motorcyclist has been detained by police following a collision with a six-year-old girl.

31 Jul 2014 1.02am

New guidance on delivery charges

New principles aimed at tackling "ridiculous" delivery charges shoppers in remote parts have to pay are being unveiled by the UK Government.

31 Jul 2014 1.02am

1m asthma patients 'missing checks'

More than a million people suffering from asthma are missing out on key yearly checks, a charity has warned.

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Surge in sex offenders behind bars

A surge in the number of convicted sex offenders behind bars has forced the Government to rethink its response to the problem.

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Ex-DPP in bid to become Labour MP

Former Director of Public Prosecutions Sir Keir Starmer says he will put his name forward to stand as a Labour parliamentary candidate.

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Labour slams Tories on house prices

House prices are likely to rocket to 13 times the average wage by 2020 under a Conservative government, Labour will claim today.

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Adults urged to monitor waistlines

Health officials are urging people to get out the tape measure and monitor their waistline after figures showed that adults with a large waist were ...

31 Jul 2014 1.04am

Liberian schools shut due to Ebola

Liberia's president is closing the nation's schools and ordering non-essential government employees to stay at home as the country battles an Ebola ...

30 Jul 2014 11.04pm

33 dead after stampede in Guinea

At least 33 people are dead following a stampede at a rap concert in the capital of Guinea.

30 Jul 2014 4.06pm

US economy boosted by 4% growth

The US economy sprang back to life in the second quarter, growing by 4%.

30 Jul 2014 7.04pm

Airlines divert flights over Iraq

European and Dubai-based airlines are diverting flights over Iraqi airspace as a security precaution.

30 Jul 2014 6.03pm

Video: Jump or run? Pair caught out crossing 80ft-high railway bridge

A video camera captured the moment two women who became trapped on an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana escaped death.

30 Jul 2014 4.15pm