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UK net migration rises to 260,000

27 November 2014 Last updated at 14:41 Net migration to the UK rose to 260,000 in the year to June – an increase of 78,000 on the previous year. The figure is calculated by taking away the number of people … Continue reading

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Hunted man held over double murder

27 November 2014 Last updated at 20:46 Police arrested Viktoras Bruzas while he was driving in Oxshott, Surrey A man has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a couple whose bodies were found in their village home. Viktoras Bruzas, 38, … Continue reading

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Scotland ‘should set income tax’

27 November 2014 Last updated at 17:00 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Lord Smith announced the recommendations of his commission in Edinburgh The Scottish Parliament should have the power to set income tax rates and bands, … Continue reading

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Mitchell called PCs plebs, judge says

27 November 2014 Last updated at 18:53 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Andrew Mitchell says he is “bitterly disappointed” over the judge’s ruling after losing his libel case Ex-chief whip Andrew Mitchell probably did call police … Continue reading

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EU lawmakers urge regulators to break up Google

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Union lawmakers overwhelmingly backed a motion on Thursday urging anti-trust regulators to break up Google, the latest setback for the world’s most popular Internet search engine. Google has been in the EU’s regulatory sights since 2010, … Continue reading

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Calm comes to troubled Ferguson, mass arrests at California rallies

FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) – Tensions eased in the St Louis suburb of Ferguson on Thursday after two nights of violence and looting sparked by racially charged anger over a grand jury’s decision not to charge a white police officer for … Continue reading

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Saudis block OPEC output cut, sending oil price plunging

VIENNA (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia blocked calls on Thursday from poorer members of the OPEC oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude plunging to a fresh four-year low. Brent oil fell … Continue reading

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Taliban kill five in Kabul in attacks on British embassy car, foreign compound

KABUL (Reuters) – The Taliban bombed a British embassy vehicle in the Afghan capital Kabul on Thursday morning, killing five people, and attacked a foreign compound in the city center in the evening, officials and witnesses said. The suicide attack … Continue reading

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Commission to urge Scottish tax power

26 November 2014 Last updated at 20:53 The Smith Commission is setting out plans to increase the powers of the Scottish Parliament The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend it has full control over income … Continue reading

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Commission to urge Scottish tax power

26 November 2014 Last updated at 20:53 The Smith Commission is setting out plans to increase the powers of the Scottish Parliament The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend it has full control over income … Continue reading

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