Castle Fraser's resident ground cat will be recognised for his 16-year service Aberdeenshire castle’s cat recognised for 16 year service

Castle Fraser's resident ground cat will be recognised for his 16-year service A cat who has prowled the grounds of a historic Aberdeenshire landmark for almost two decades is being recognised by the estate's management. Read Full Story

 

Gordon Brown said the upcoming vote is 'the social justice election' and that Labour is the party to tackle such issues Brown pledges £800m spending boost

Gordon Brown said the upcoming vote is 'the social justice election' and that Labour is the party to tackle such issues Labour have pledged to spend an extra £800 million in Scotland on the NHS, tackling poverty and creating jobs if they form the next government, former prime minister Gordon Brown announced as he joined the election campaign today. Read Full Story

 

The Bank of England said the scenario that it sets out was not a forecast of expected conditions in the UK or other markets New bank stress test to be launched

The Bank of England said the scenario that it sets out was not a forecast of expected conditions in the UK or other markets Britain's seven biggest lenders will have to show how they would cope with a global economic downturn causing the worst deflationary spiral since the 1930s under a new Bank of England stress test later this year. Read Full Story

 

Houses are partially submerged in flood waters in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (AP) Flood alerts issued in Kashmir

Houses are partially submerged in flood waters in Srinagar, Indian-controlled Kashmir (AP) Hundreds of Kashmiris in both India and Pakistan have moved to higher ground as rain-swollen rivers swamped parts of the disputed Himalayan region placed under an emergency flood alert just six months after some 600 people died in flooding that left the region in shambles. Read Full Story

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Russell Martin has shaken off the frustration of conceding against Gibraltar Martin upbeat despite shock goal

Russell Martin has shaken off the frustration of conceding against Gibraltar Russell Martin admits it was frustrating to be on the receiving end of Gibraltar's first competitive goal but the nervy experience did not shake his belief that Scotland are heading for the European Championship finals. Read Full Story