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PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Part-nationalised Royal Bank of Scotland has swung to a half-year loss as it took a £733 million hit
The Scots are very canny political animals. They vote for what makes life best for the majority, rather than the politics of the individual.
A football team representing Great Britain will be participating at the 2012 London Olympics; that much we know. What remains
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- A woman left critically ill in hospital after a deliberate flat fire remains unaware that her husband
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Holiday visits to the UK by overseas residents reached record levels last year, according to latest
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Fifteen pilot whales died in a mass stranding at one of the UK'S most northerly locations. Rescuers
Fifteen pilot whales have come ashore at Kyle of Durness on the north Highland coast, according to British Divers Marine
A war on any noun is usually one doomed to failure; so far the war on terror is not proving to be the exception to the rule and probably the reason why the term has been dropped by the Obama administration. While those in the East suffer the most from the rise in Al-Qaeda inspired terrorism, those in the West are also constantly at risk. As the tenth anniversary of 9/11 looms closer perhaps it is a good time to reflect and evaluate the effectiveness of our approach in tackling this threat. Only with the Muslim community leading from the front will we defeat this scourge of global terror and replace hate with hope.
Devolution affected the politics of the United Kingdom's four constituent nations in fundamental ways. Most obviously, the
Two months on from an election that saw them consigned to the fringes of Scottish politics, life doesn't get any easier for the Liberal Democrats. The party has been floundering since seeing their group of MSPS cut from 16 to 5 following the watershed election, and now the vultures are circling.