A group of legal experts is to be appointed by the Scottish Cabinet to look at the implications of UK Supreme Court rulings on criminal cases.
The political leaders of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales call on the Westminster government to make constitutional and economic reform.
Southampton is the first place to see more than a day’s industrial action over government cuts, and both sides are being careful as they work out which way public opinion will fall.
The Electoral Commission says it will look into Lib Dem cabinet minister Chris Huhne’s election expenses following a complaint.
The government is being asked to explain why it has bought 9,000 tickets for the 2012 Olympics in London.
The government has appointed a scientist to oversee the UK’s reaction to any future volcanic ash clouds.
Malcolm Chisholm quits as Scottish Labour’s education spokesman after just over a week in the post.
Former MP Chris Mullin’s diaries make it to the theatre
Former Sunderland South MP Chris Mullin has had his diaries turned into a play at Newcastle’s Live Theatre.
Health officials say they have received around 15,000 website responses and 720 letters during their „listening exercise” on the NHS in England.
Former Conservative peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been jailed for 12 months for falsely claiming £11,277 in parliamentary expenses.
Official figures show the abortion rate in Scotland has fallen for the second year, but is still highest in deprived areas.
A government-owned overseas development body which was criticised for „excessive” salaries is to be overhauled.
The DUP and Sinn Fein face renewed claims they engaged in substantive direct contact well before their first official meeting in 2007.
Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor of Warwick is jailed for 12 months for falsely claiming £11,277 in parliamentary expenses.
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More than 400 children are identified as victims of abuse over the past year by the UK’s national centre for child protection.
The political leaders of of Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales are due to meet in Edinburgh for the first time since the May elections.
Two-thirds of young people without their own home believe they have no prospect of buying a property, a survey suggests.
A group of leading heart doctors calls for a change in the treatment of patients considered too high-risk for open-heart surgery.
The British Chambers of Commerce cuts its growth forecast for the UK economy, blaming inflation and a squeeze on incomes.
Four Fifa executive committee members accused by former FA chairman David Triesman of seeking favours for votes are cleared.
The government announces funding for new public health campaigns, despite a previous freeze on all marketing and advertising.
Investigations into leaks at the Ministry of Defence could lead to „a number” of prosecutions, Defence Secretary Liam Fox says.
The addition of 2,000lb „bunker busting” bombs to the weaponry of the Royal Air Force is set to boost capabilities for missions over Libya, the Ministry of Defence says.