Scotland’s first female first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced a new cabinet with a 50/50 gender balance, after pledging to put equality at the heart of government.
Driverless cars will need to be protected from hackers who could take control of vehicles to cause chaos on the roads, cyber security and transport experts have warned.
Chris Ronnie, the former boss of JJB Sports, has been found guilty of accepting more than £1m in backhanders from suppliers.
Tom Watson, the former Labour vice-chairman, has condemned a decision by the Labour leader to take over part of the conduct of all parliamentary selections from the middle of next month.
Ukip has seized its second seat at Westminster in as many months, defeating the Conservatives by 2,920 votes in the closely-fought Rochester and Strood byelection.
Born in July 1960, Emily Thornberry was raised on a council estate outside Guildford by her mother, a teacher and Labour councillor, after her parents divorced when she was seven. Her father Cedric Thornberry was an academic and human rights lawyer.
Conservative chief whip Michael Gove has hit back at Ukip claims that two MPs are on the verge of joining Nigel Farage, saying he is “absolutely 100%” sure there will be no more defections in the wake of the Rochester & Strood byelection.
A weaker outlook for the global economy is hitting UK exports and slowing the recovery in Britain’s manufacturing sector, the CBI has warned.
How do you tell if a group of bankers is dishonest? Simply by getting them all to toss a coin.
The best deterrent to rogue traders in financial markets is the threat of jail, one of the Bank of England’s deputy governors said on Wednesday.
Two Conservative MPs are considering jumping ship to Nigel Farage’s party if it wins the Rochester and Strood byelection, Ukip candidate Mark Reckless said on Wednesday.
‘I don’t think I’m going to be able to do this jungle lark,’ says Towie star after she was taken to celebrity slammer on ITV show
The shadow work and pensions secretary, Rachel Reeves, has said for the first time that Labour would clamp down on in-work tax credits claimed by EU migrants, and that “the UK social security system was never designed for the levels of migration we are now seeing”.