Councils in Scotland have borrowed record amounts to fund capital projects and are exposing themselves to even greater, long-term debts through private financing contracts organised through the Scottish Futures Trust (SFT).
Newcastle United have only just returned to form after being hammered by Crystal Palace and Leicester City.
One of the first letters sent by the Chinese Communist leader Mao Zedong to any western leader, a plea for help sent to Clement Attlee as head of the Labour party, has sold at auction for £605,000, more than four times the highest pre-sale estimate.
Sad to report.
Few see Christmas as the most wonderful time of the year.
Derby County face Bristol City tonight - here is how the teams line up.
Pressure is mounting on the accountancy watchdog to launch an investigation into the role of KPMG and former bank executives in the collapse of HBOS.
Everton have failed to win their last three Premier League matches, despite dominating.
The European Parliament is set to vote on Tuesday on new rules that could see teenagers banned from internet services such as Facebook, social media, messaging services or anything that processes their data, without explicit consent from their parent or guardian.
Manchester City and Liverpool will face each other at the Etihad Stadium in the Premier League on Saturday evening.
Temperatures could drop to between 3-7C in the day by the weekend, in contrast to daily maximums of 3.8C above average in first half of month
Deutsche Bank, which said it’s planning to reduce its workforce by 26,000 to focus on its most profitable businesses, cut four people in its securitized-debt group in New York, according to people with knowledge of the matter.