The gender pay gap for full-time workers in the UK has increased slightly to 8.9%, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said.
The UK population is set to pass the 70 million mark in the next decade but at a slower rate than previously thought, according to official statistics.
The population of the UK is projected to rise by three million over the next decade, according to official statistics.
Knife crime in England and Wales hit a record high in the year to June, up by 7% on the previous 12 months.
Living next to green spaces such as parks, allotments, golf courses and playing fields can boost the price of a property by £2,500 on average, statisticians have found.
Britain’s productivity has fallen at the fastest annual pace in five years in a sign that Brexit uncertainty is compounding an already weak spot in the UK economy.
The number of deaths spiked on the hottest day of the summer, provisional official data shows.
The budget deficit was smaller last month than expected, but borrowing rose by more than a quarter ahead of the Brexit deadline on October 31, official figures have revealed.
A healthy retail period dipped in August as UK shoppers bought fewer goods than in July, figures show.
There has been a significant increase in the number of older people seeking help for homelessness since 2012-13, new figures show.
The economy grew by 0.3% in July, reducing the risk that the UK is heading for a recession, according to the Office for National Statistics.
Chancellor Sajid Javid said he has no plans to stop the sale of government bonds which are linked to the Retail Prices Index (RPI), despite admitting “flaws” in the pricing measure.
The number of suicides has risen for the first time since 2013, with a “significant increase” among men, official figures show.
The number of babies dying from unexplained causes has dropped to its lowest level on record, new figures show.
Five-year survival for breast, prostate and bowel cancer has barely improved in the last decade, new figures suggest.
Neptune Energy’s boss said talks are under way to solve regulatory issues that are hindering production from the giant Cygnus gas field in the southern North Sea.
Aberdonian entrepreneur Jim Shiach has started up a new energy service company based in Stavanger, Norway.
One in 10 households in the UK still do not have access to the internet, according to new figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).
Farmers and crofters have been urged to take better care of their health.
Like their counterparts around the country, business people in the north and north-east will be reading the runes of the latest inflation data, due to be published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) tomorrow.
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the first three months of the year to 120,000, according to the latest official figures.
Rising fuel and food prices pushed inflation beyond the Bank of England's 2% target in February to hit its highest level since September 2013.
Unemployment has fallen by 25,000 in three months, bringing the jobless total in Scotland to the lowest level since 2008 and below the UK rate
The profitability of the North Sea has hit a 20-year low according to new data released by the UK Government.
Frustrated parents have written to the Scottish Government asking for assurances that a long-awaited new secondary school in Moray will be delivered as promised.
UK corporate profitability reached a 16-year high in 2014 despite easing back in fourth quarter, new figures have shown.