Grandfather ‘blown away’ by response to map of Scotland he made with local rocks
Harry Young, 85, collected the rocks over almost 30 years.
Lecturers stage national day of strike action as dispute over pay continues
Members of the Educational Institute of Scotland – Further Education Lecturers’ Association also held a rally outside the Scottish Parliament.
Shapps urges US Congress to approve military aid for Ukraine
The Defence Secretary was asked about the ongoing impasse in Washington over Joe Biden’s planned £47.5 billion package for Kyiv.
Richard Graham: Trigger happy States
Richard Graham shares his thoughts on last week’s States meeting...
Macron vows to swim in cleaned-up Seine during tour of Olympic village
The eco-friendly village in Paris has led to nearly 2,000 jobs being created, with 1,136 going to local residents.
Akshata Murty welcomes Ukraine’s first lady to Downing Street
After a private meeting, the first ladies entered the Pillared Room of Number 10 for a rendition of the Ukrainian national anthem.
Ukraine’s use of British-supplied missiles a matter for them, says No 10
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz had suggested British forces were involved in ‘target control’ for the Storm Shadow missile system.
Guernsey’s men to host a Cricket Ireland Academy side in April
One opportunity has led to another even bigger one for Guernsey’s top cricketers.
Key figures from latest UK asylum statistics
Some 128,786 people were waiting for an initial decision on an asylum application at the end of 2023, down 20% year on year.
ChatGPT creator signs deal to put AI into humanoid robots
The collaboration will see OpenAI building specialised AI models for Figure’s robots.
First edition Barbie among ‘rare’ items to go on display at museum exhibition
The special piece, which dates back to 1959, will be displayed alongside more than 180 ‘rare, unique and innovative’ dolls.
Yousaf: Public inquiry into police handling of Emma Caldwell killer is possible
Iain Packer was convicted of the 2005 murder of Emma Caldwell and sentenced to life in prison with a recommended minimum term of 36 years.
‘High risk’ that man jailed for murder gave false confession, appeal court told
Oliver Campbell was jailed for life for the murder of shopkeeper Baldev Hoondle in London in the 1990s.
No prosecutions to follow last files considered from Operation Kenova
Northern Ireland’s Public Prosecution Service concluded there was insufficient evidence to provide a reasonable prospect of conviction.
William condemns rise in antisemitism as he visits synagogue
The future king’s visit to the synagogue came after he called for the fighting in the Israel-Hamas war to end “as soon as possible”.
Cyndi Lauper signs deal with virtual avatar company behind Abba Voyage
The film now owns the majority share in the singer’s recording revenue and publishing.
Christmas Eve pub shooting gunman loses appeal against prison sentence
Connor Chapman, 23, was found guilty following a trial at Liverpool Crown Court of the murder of Elle Edwards.
Steve Coogan facing libel claim over ‘weasel-like’ portrayal in Richard III film
Richard Taylor, formerly deputy registrar of the University of Leicester, is bringing legal action over a portrayal of him in the film The Lost King.
Cleverly: Anyone not fit to wear uniform must be removed from policing
The Home Secretary’s remarks came as he responded to the first part of the Angiolini Inquiry.
The Apprentice contestants achieve largest winning sale in show’s history
Baroness Brady said Lord Sugar was ‘thrilled’ at the sum achieved by this week’s winning team.