Scots should be given the opportunity to vote again on independence before the next Holyrood elections in 2021, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Too few workers in Scotland are earning the Living Wage, despite uptake in the scheme being higher than in other parts of the UK, MSPs have heard.
Sir Mo Farah believes winning the Virgin Money London Marathon would be one of his biggest achievements.
A meeting between US President Donald Trump and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s baby may seem like an unlikely encounter but one bookmaker is offering odds on it happening.
The cast of the forthcoming James Bond film will be announced on Thursday, it has been confirmed.
Dust from the Sahara Desert has settled in the UK after being blown over from north Africa.
Lord McConnell has insisted he has no regrets about wearing his infamous pinstripe kilt – despite being mocked for his choice of outfit at Tartan Day in New York.
Chelsea winger Callum Hudson-Odoi is focused on the “road to recovery” after having surgery on a ruptured Achilles tendon which ended his season.
Theresa May’s deputy has insisted the Tories and Labour are making a “genuine attempt” to find a Brexit solution but warned compromises were needed from both sides.
Judd Trump survived a final-frame decider to avoid following Ronnie O’Sullivan in making a shock first-round exit at the World Championship.
Sri Lanka’s president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief over the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 350 people.
A referendum on the UK’s constitution should be a “one-off generational thing” which cannot be re-run for up to 20 years, a former Labour first minister has said.
It was clear the Easter holidays were well and truly over, as packed beaches at the record-breaking weekend gave way to gloomier scenes. The Met Office has warned thundery showers will spread northwards on Wednesday, with a weather warning in place.
The death of Lyra McKee should mark a new beginning for Northern Ireland, a priest has told mourners.
The dissident republican group that murdered journalist Lyra McKee has been urged to walk away from violence.
Holyrood’s method of electing MSPs needs to be reformed as part of a series of measures to revitalise devolution in the run-up to the Scottish Parliament’s 20th anniversary, former first minister Lord McConnell said.
A player has been shown the door by his club after his attempted Panenka penalty was saved in a Copa Sudamericana game.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has warned the Government’s three-year spending review may be unable to go ahead as planned if there is no resolution to the Brexit deadlock.
A fatal accident inquiry into a helicopter crash in Glasgow which killed 10 people has heard from a fuel system expert.
Sir Kenny Dalglish has revealed how the “wonderful education” he received from Billy McNeill during his early days at Celtic helped put him on the road to his own moment of European glory.
Carol Harrison has said she went from “desirable to desperate” after she was given the boot from EastEnders.
Grime artist Ghetts has said he feels “personally responsible” for speaking out about the issue of colourism.
A Spanish foundation has awarded one of the country’s most prestigious awards to British theatre and film director Peter Brook for opening “new horizons in contemporary dramaturgy”.
Rail journeys will be disrupted during both May bank holiday weekends as more than 900 engineering projects are carried out.
Promotion-chasing Barnsley dominate the Professional Footballers’ Association League One Team of the Year.
A former rubber factory in the heart of Edinburgh will reopen as an artists’ hub this weekend.
Award-nominated grime artist Ghetts has said drill music will become as mainstream as his own genre.
Prime Minister Theresa May will attend the Belfast funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee today.
Many of the suicide bombers who killed more than 350 people in a series of coordinated Easter Sunday attacks in Sri Lanka were highly educated and came from middle- and upper-middle-class families, the country’s junior defence minister has said.
A decision on Coventry’s future as a member of the English Football League has been postponed from Thursday until Wednesday, May 29, the league has announced.
The number of people in Scotland being declared insolvent rose by more than 20% in a year, new figures indicate.
Tottenham continued their perfect start to life at their new stadium after Christian Eriksen’s late goal secured a 1-0 win over Brighton on Tuesday night.