The Environment Secretary Owen Paterson yesterday visited areas devastated by tidal surges along the east coast, as officials praised the "blitz spirit" of people who banded together to help their neighbours clean up.
The unexplained and violent death of a civilian captured by British forces in Iraq will be raised at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) this week. Judges will consider whether Tarek Hassan suffered "arbitrary and unlawful" arrest and detention, with British authorities failing to investigate the circumstances of his detention, ill-treatment […]
A powerful committee of MPs will investigate whether they were given misleading evidence by the boss of Sellafield nuclear facility during a probe into the £70bn-plus cost of cleaning up the hazardous site.
Carnage, the end of dreams and a return to the status quo: ask around in central Scotland about the Battle of Falkirk, and those who know say there's not much to celebrate. Now, more than 700 years since William Wallace's defeat by Edward I, a new battle is looming in Falkirk. Today the town will learn who will fight the next general election in th […]