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'No taboos' when EU debates UK demands

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 16:47
EU leaders have to hold a "serious debate with no taboos" on David Cameron's reform demands, European Council president Donald Tusk says.

VIDEO: MSP thrown out of Holyrood chamber

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 16:00
A Scottish Labour MSP is thrown out of Scottish Parliament chamber in a row over trade union rights.

OECD in judgement on Scots curriculum

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:59
Experts from international forum the OECD say Scottish schools remain above international averages - but the gap is narrowing.

EU benefit curbs: What are UK options?

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:58
What are Cameron's alternatives if EU reject four year ban?

What's David Cameron watching on the telly, exactly?

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:54
How a picture of David Cameron launched dozens of memes

Help for prisoners to find secure homes

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:46
Prisoners at risk of becoming homeless on leaving jail are offered more support to find a secure home, amid concern about their rehabilitation and the safety of others.

MEPs urge tougher stance on diesel

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:19
MEPs reject new EU standards for diesel car emissions, arguing that they are not tough enough.

UK inflation rate turns positive

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 14:16
The UK's inflation rate turned positive in November for the first time in four months, official figures show.

Police spying breach 'misjudgement'

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 11:46
Police Scotland breached a new code of conduct on intercepting communications due to an officer's "misjudgement", MSPs are told.

Farage and Jones to hold Europe debate

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 09:37
Nigel Farage and Carwyn Jones will take part in a head-to-head debate on the UK's membership of the EU.

Call for fracking to get started in UK

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 07:08
The UK needs to start fracking to establish the economic impact of shale gas, according to an industry-funded body.

Attorney general's appointment extended

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 06:42
Northern Ireland's first and deputy first ministers extend the appointment of the Attorney General John Larkin for a second time.

Forces criticised over domestic abuse

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 06:21
Three of Wales' four police forces are told to do more to protect and support vulnerable people and domestic abuse victims.

Concern over government lobbying plans

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 00:49
MSPs express concern that Scottish government plans to provide more information about the lobbying of politicians do not go far enough.

EU reforms need treaty change, MPs say

Tue, 12/15/2015 - 00:40
David Cameron will not be able to deliver fundamental reform of the EU without changing its treaties, a cross-party committee of MPs says.

VIDEO: Lady Thatcher's garments up for auction

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 23:41
More than 100 outfits and accessories belonging to former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher go under the hammer.

Fallon promises 'bigger' Royal Navy

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 17:10
Increased spending will result in a "bigger" Royal Navy, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon says, as he announces new £13.5m shipbuilding contract.

Date set for Forth Bridge reopening

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 16:52
Engineers aim to have the Forth Road Bridge repaired and open to traffic by 4 January, bridge operator Amey confirms.

Ban hot food from Underground - peer

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 16:14
People should not be allowed to eat hot food on the London Underground because it is "offensive" and a health hazard, says a Conservative peer.

Victims optimistic on legacy issues

Mon, 12/14/2015 - 15:53
Victims of the Troubles say they are more optimistic agreement can be reached on new agencies to examine the past.