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Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband

26 October 2014 Last updated at 00:10 Ms Lamont quit her role saying colleagues at Westminster had made her position ‘untenable’ Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has … Continue reading

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‘Record number’ of low-paid Britons

26 October 2014 Last updated at 00:00 A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, research from a think tank suggests. Those earning less than two thirds of median hourly pay – equivalent to £7.69 an hour … Continue reading

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Man held after Edinburgh incident

26 October 2014 Last updated at 04:22 A man has been detained after an incident in Edinburgh which led to part of the city centre being cordoned off for several hours, police have said. Officers investigating a motorbike theft were … Continue reading

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Inmate planned escape with hostage

26 October 2014 Last updated at 01:57 The Ministry of Justice said a “very basic description” of the prison interior was found Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from the Isle of Wight Prison, … Continue reading

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Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on … Continue reading

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Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

(Reuters) – A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff’s deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday. A fourth victim, a motorist who was shot in … Continue reading

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Japanese PM Abe’s public support slumps in wake of resignations: Yomiuri poll

TOKYO (Reuters) – Public approval of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s government slumped after the resignation of two high-profile cabinet ministers last week, according to a poll published on Sunday, adding more pressure on Abe as he struggles to turn around … Continue reading

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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment ‘frenzy of disorganization’

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning … Continue reading

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Man killed in west Belfast shooting

25 October 2014 Last updated at 14:48 Edward Gibson was shot in the stomach and thigh on Friday evening A 28-year-old man who was shot in west Belfast has died in hospital. Edward Gibson was attacked in an alleyway beside … Continue reading

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Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP

25 October 2014 Last updated at 15:28 David Cameron, pictured with other EU leaders on Friday, says the UK will not pay the bill by 1 December Europe expects the UK to pay an extra £1.7bn towards the EU budget … Continue reading

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