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Glasgow 'riots': Footage shows Yes and No voters in running street battles in disorder after pro-Union rally

Footage has emerged of violent scenes in Glasgow as police struggled to contain a pro-Union rally that broke down into disorder in the city centre ...

UK weather: Thunder, lightning and flash floods hit south of England

The driest September in over 50 years came to an abrupt end this weekend, as thundery storms saw parts of Britain waking up to flash ...

UK Imams call on 'immediate and unconditional' release of Alan Henning from hands of Isis

Three prominent Muslim Imams and Islamic scholars have made an impassioned video appeal to the Islamic State (Isis) calling on the immediate and unconditional release ...

Glasgow 'riots': 'Dishonest' social media users accused of fuelling panic with pictures from London riots

“Dishonest” social media users have been accused of claiming pictures of the 2011 London riots were of disorder in Glasgow following a post-referendum rally. Several people ...

Hurricane Odile: British pair missing off coast of Mexico

A British couple have been reported missing after Hurricane Odile struck Mexico at the weekend. The pair have been named in reports as Paul Whitehouse and ...

White House evacuated after security breach

The White House has been evacuated after an intruder managed to jump the fence and enter building before he was apprehended by security last night. The ...

Friends 20th anniversary: The highs and lows of the cast's careers since 2004

Monday marks 20 years since a casual chat between Chandler, Joey, Monica, Phoebe and Ross in Central Perk was interrupted by a runaway bride called ...

Socialite? Muse? Actress? Punk? Daphne Guinness continues to defy expectations

The first thing you notice about Daphne Guinness are her clothes. There's no way you could miss them. These aren't just schmattes covering the body; ...

Postcard from... Cadaqués

There are many reasons to spend a week in the ebbing days of summer on the Costa Brava. I was brought here for family holidays ...

Manolo Blahnik: The high priest of heels talks flats, Englishness, and why he loves Mary Beard

The photographer Horst said that "the only real male elegance was English". What do you think of English style? I think England 'made me', in the ...

'Normcore' fashion: Blending in is the new standing out in latest catwalk non-trend

Repeat a word often enough and it can lose all meaning – an obsessive mantra that turns to gobbledegook on the tongue. Perhaps that's what ...

Rick Parashar: Record producer whose work with Soundgarden, Pearl Jam and Alice in Chains kick-started grunge

The record producer Rick Parashar helped shape the sound of Pearl Jam and Alice In Chains, two of the biggest rock groups to emerge from ...

Earl Russell: Champion of disabled rights whose successes included bringing about legislation regarding guide dogs

Nicholas Russell was a champion for disabled rights. Born with motor skill damage to his hands, he had a natural empathy for the disabled. One ...

Julia Margaret Polak: Scientist whose own heart-lung transplant inspired her to make breakthroughs in growing organs in the laboratory

Julia Polak was a pioneer in the field of histochemistry – and an inspiration to all around for her determination and perseverance and her ground-breaking ...

Couples having less sex in 2014 because of financial woes, and pets sharing the bed

Over 40 per cent of British couples are having less sex this year because of their hectic lives and their pets intruding in the bedroom, ...

Scottish referendum: Police struggle to control Unionist rally in Glasgow's George Square

Police in Glasgow were last night struggling to control a mass pro-Union rally after hundreds of demonstrators chanting "Rule Britannia" marched through the city centre ...

Scottish referendum: Unionists and independence supporters separated by police in Glasgow's George Square

Police in Glasgow were last night struggling to control a mass pro-Union rally after hundreds of demonstrators chanting "Rule Britannia" marched through the city centre ...

Scottish referendum: So how about the English now being given a chance to split from England?

I bet David Cameron regrets panicking about what the result was going to be now. By 5am he must have been screaming, “Oh shit, how ...

Scottish referendum: The Yes vote was the love that dared speak its name, but it was not to be

Step off the train at Stirling, as I did on Wednesday, and you could be forgiven for thinking that the local authorities had mandated a ...

Forget devolution, the only thing that matters in Westminster is the next General Election

Within hours of Scotland delivering an answer, David Cameron posed another question: What to do about England? And he offered his solution. Cameron said that as ...

Scottish referendum results: Banks fail to give guarantees on retaining offices

Banks and financial giants yesterday refused to give concrete guarantees to retain their headquarters in Scotland despite the No vote – amid ongoing uncertainty around ...

Pyramid scheme queens and a con that fools 500,000 every year

For thousands of women struggling to keep households going as the credit crunch bit ever deeper, Give & Take seemed a heaven-sent deal: invest £3,000, ...

Scottish referendum: How did Labour manage to end up on the losing side?

The political establishment was so uncertain about the outcome of the Scottish referendum that, amid panic at Westminster, Labour drew up two slogans for its ...

Scottish referendum results: Outcome divides opinion in Northern Ireland

The referendum result was welcomed with great relief by Northern Ireland Unionists, who had feared a Yes victory could undermine the union with Britain, which ...

Anti-depressants can change how the brain works in just hours

Anti-depressant medication can affect a patient’s brain in just three hours, according to a new study. Scientists tested the widely-prescribed drug escitalopram - marketed as Cipralex ...

Donald Macintyre's Sketch: Alex Salmond's gone and suddenly the SNP looks a lot less scary

What a long time is a day in Scottish politics. At 6.30am Alex Salmond, a little less bullish than usual, of course, as he accepted ...

The future of Scotland: What each Westminster party needs to do now

Despite the opening of the Holyrood Parliament 15 years ago, most high-flying Scottish Labour politicians have continued to focus their ambitions and energies south of ...

Chris Grayling’s legal aid cuts ‘so unfair they are illegal’, rules High Court

Chris Grayling, the Secretary of State for Justice, acted illegally in trying to drive through multi-million pound legal aid cuts that could have led to ...

I fantasised about killing Thatcher, admits Mantel

Author Hilary Mantel has described how she fantasised about killing Margaret Thatcher after finding herself within shooting range of the former Prime Minister. “I thought, if ...

Scottish referendum result: Yes voters grieve the Scotland that could have been

On Thursday it had been unofficially dubbed Independence Square, transformed into a jubilant festival of blue and white as thousands of Glaswegians waited expectantly for ...

Dr Livingstone's, I presume? Natural History Museum finds explorer's African insect collection

A Natural History Museum curator has made the surprise discovery of a unique collection of insects gathered by Dr Livingstone, one of Britain’s greatest explorers ...

Scottish independence: Despite defeat history may still point to Alex Salmond as the victor

The referendum was just Alex Salmond's latest battle - and he lost. Slumped in the back seat of his official car on his way to ...

NHS in crisis: English health service runs £500m deficit in just three months

The NHS in England has been rocked by “dire” new financial figures which reveal that the two thirds of hospitals are in the red, in ...

Alex Salmond resigns: Scottish First Minister to stand down after referendum defeat

Alex Salmond has announced he is to stand down as the leader of the Scottish National Party after losing the independence vote at the Scottish ...

Missing Flight MH370 search to resume

Six months after search and rescue teams converged on the southern Indian Ocean to look for the missing Malaysian jet, another mission to find the ...

Scottish referendum: It's hard for us Labour supporters to admit, but Cameron did good here

At next week's Conservative party conference, it's unclear just how hard a ride David Cameron will get from his backbenchers. They may see today’s result ...

He's back: Nicolas Sarkozy promises return to French politics

He is back. Or rather, some say, he never went away. Nicolas Sarkozy will announce on television this weekend that he is abandoning his gilded ...

Coca Cola and Rosie Huntington-Whiteley launch London pop-up shop

Coca Cola obviously thinks the launch of its new drink Coca-Cola Life did not get enough media coverage because it has drafted in model Rosie ...

Ukraine crisis: Obama describes himself as a 'strong friend' of Poroshenko but declines weapons to Ukraine

President Obama has described himself as a “strong friend” to Petro Poroshenko, but has stopped short of meeting the Ukrainian president’s demands for American weaponry ...

Scottish independence: Hague calls for rebalancing of constitution 'to give English votes to English MPs'

William Hague has called for the constitution to be re-balanced in order to give English votes to English MPs after the No campaign’s victory in ...

Prada first-half profits tumble as tourist demand slows

Italian fashion brand Prada revealed tumbling first half profit as weak demand from tourists hit growth. Prada said first half net profit fell 20.6 per cent ...

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Australian pilot killed in Papua New Guinea plane crash alongside female co-pilot and passenger

The aircraft came down about 10km from Goldie, near Port Moresby The Hevilift twin otter aircraft was carrying nine people   The two pilots, one Australian man and ...

Hunt is on for British couple missing after their yacht was overturned when Hurricane Odile hit Mexico last week 

Category three hurricane hit popular Baja California Peninsula last Sunday Buildings destroyed, power and water supplies damaged in 125mph winds  Paul Whitehouse and Simone Wood missing since their yacht ...

Seven British jihadis photographed in terror picture holding AK47 are mocked for not showing their faces 

Men pictured in combat gear, clutching guns with faces completely hidden UK jihadi uploaded the photo with words: 'A few of the British brothers' Image was posted ...

Prime Suspect in hunt for missing Alice Gross sent money to ex-partner in Latvia after he disappeared

Arnis Zalkalns, 41, is prime suspect in disappearance of Alice Gross He was jailed for seven years for murdering his wife in Latvia in 1998 But was ...

Family living in fear after invasion of aggressive monster spiders that attack with venomous bite 

Liam Forrester, 24, and Kirsty Garland, 27, may be forced from their homeTheir Bristol house has been plagued by giant, venomous hobo spidersMr Forrester has been ...

British Imams take to YouTube to warn Isis terrorists that kidnap and threatened murder of British taxi driver Alan Henning is against Sharia Law 

Muslim scholars call for release of kidnapped Alan Henning in YouTube pleaDescribe threats to murder taxi driver as 'totally prohibited' under Sharia lawThe 47-year-old appeared ...

So much for a dry weekend! Brits trapped in cars and underground after more flash flooding overnight ... but d forecasters STILL say it will clear up

Drivers in Essex had to be rescued from their cars as sudden torrential downpour flooded area last night Three men and a woman were trapped in ...

George the cockatoo found safe and sound after he was birdnapped from a Sydney pub that he's called home for almost 10 years

George the cockatoo was taken away by a brazen thief at a Sydney hotelThe brazen thief dropped by the pub and was 'friending' him ...

Gang who stole £200,000 Audis to strip for parts jailed after their sophisticated car cutting den was raided by police

Akhtar Zamir, Khuram Razaq and Nakash Javaid took four cars in five daysMechanics Thomas Winkett and Wayne Williams dismantled them for partsThey took two Audi ...

Glasgow 'riots': Footage shows Yes and No voters in running street battles in disorder after pro-Union rally

Footage has emerged of violent scenes in Glasgow as police struggled to contain a pro-Union rally that broke down into disorder in the city centre ...