September 26, 2018

Bleak choice for the weary voters, says ALAN COCHRANE

HAS there ever been a time when Britain’s entire political class was in as shambolic a state as it is at present over Brexit? We’ve known since Theresa May returned from her mugging in Austria that her hope of a deal based on her Chequers agreement is ...
September 26, 2018

Miranda Kerr’s intruder claims ‘insanity’

The man accused of breaking into Miranda Kerr's US home before becoming involved in a violent tussle with her security has claimed he was insane when the incident occurred.
September 26, 2018

Nicki Minaj’s heart of gold: Rapper comes good on Cosby star donation

Minaj donated money to Owens after he was photographed and job-shamed online, and Owens paid it forward.
September 26, 2018

Pair deny the murder of Margaret Fleming

A MAN and a woman went on trial yesterday accused of murdering a woman who has allegedly not been seen for more than 18 years. Edward Cairney, 76, and Avril Jones, 58, deny murdering Margaret Fleming, who was reported missing in October 2016 from the b...
September 26, 2018

Elaine C Smith could finally win that elusive BAFTA award

ELAINE C Smith is hotly tipped to win her first BAFTA in a showbiz career that spans more than 30 years. The actress is favourite to pick up the Best Actress: Television gong for her memorable portrayal of a neighbour from hell in the hit BBC sitcom Tw...
September 26, 2018

Police officers will get 6.5% wage hike

SCOTLAND’S 17,000 police officers are to receive their biggest pay rise in more than 20 years. Only the most senior ranks will miss out on the 6.5 per cent offer backdated to September 1.
September 26, 2018

The end of era as Rupert Murdoch exits Sky

The £29.7bn takeover of Sky plc by Comcast confirms the owner of Sky News to be the single most valuable British company founded from scratch during the last 30 years.
September 26, 2018

Fed hikes key rate for third time this year

America's central bank has hiked its key interest rate for the third time this year and stuck with its forecasts for several further increases in coming months.
September 26, 2018

Halfords tries to ride to Evans Cycles’ rescue

Halfords, the UK's biggest bikes retailer, is trying to ride to the rescue of Evans Cycles, the rival chain which is racing to agree a takeover that would secure its future.
September 26, 2018

Carney warns banks on climate change risks

Only a tenth of banks in Britain are making long-term plans for the "catastrophic" risks of climate change and the impact of the shift to a low-carbon economy, the Bank of England has warned.
September 26, 2018

May speech shows PM’s change of tack on business

For most of her first two years in office, Theresa May gave the impression of not liking business very much.
September 26, 2018

Hammond announces date for autumn budget

Philip Hammond has announced the date of this year's autumn budget.