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Cinema staff call off strikes over pay concerns

Cinema workers have called off strikes saying they were threatened with losing more pay beyond the hours they were due to take action.

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Police have appealed for witnesses

Two arrested after man found dead at Belfast flat

A man and woman in their 20s have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a 53-year-old man was found dead at a flat in east Belfast, police have said.

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Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale (Jane Barlow/PA)

Kezia Dugdale urges national campaign to tackle workplace sexual harassment

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has called for a national government-led campaign to tackle sexual harassment in the workplace.

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Former Cabinet minister Andrew Mitchell

Former Cabinet minister feared media sting was foreign spy operation

A former Cabinet minister caught up in a media sting has indicated he involved British intelligence agencies because he feared he was being targeted by foreign spies.

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The flight was due to leave Gatwick for Mauritius

BA pilot suspected of being drunk arrested at Gatwick Airport

A pilot on a British Airways flight who was suspected of being drunk was arrested at Gatwick Airport on Thursday evening.

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The Trump golf resorts in Scotland are at Turnberry in Ayrshire and the Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire (Andrew Milligan/PA)

US politicians ask whether Russian money may have funded Trump’s golf courses

US Congress has been questioning whether Russian money could have been used to fund Donald Trump’s golf courses in the UK and Ireland.

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Scotland's Brexit Minister Mike Russell has written to David Lidington (Jane Barlow/PA)

Brexit minister urges UK Government to strengthen dialogue with devolved nations

Scotland’s Brexit Minister has called on the UK Government to step up its dialogue with the devolved nations ahead of the next phase of negotiations.

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Court of Protection hearings

Judge tells divorcee not to take ex’s half-clothed woman portrait when leaving

A judge has ordered a divorcee to leave a flat owned by her wealthy ex-husband – but not to take his portrait of a half-clothed woman.

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A gritter working in snowy conditions (Andrew Milligan/PA)

Major tailbacks at ski resorts as UK braces for more wintry weather

Skiers have faced six-mile tailbacks as they flocked to the slopes to take advantage of the snowy conditions.

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The woman is not believed to be in a life-threatening condition

19-year-old woman stabbed in neck and body in Newtownards

A 19-year-old woman has been stabbed in the neck and body at a house in Newtownards.

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Scottish Greens insist they will not vote for the Budget if it cuts local government spending (Jane Barlow/PA)

Scottish Greens set out key Budget demands

Scottish Greens have set out their Budget red lines ahead of crucial negotiations with Finance Secretary Derek Mackay.

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Mrs May came under fire from a former minister

Irresponsible bosses who line own pockets face huge fines – PM

Huge fines will be imposed on irresponsible company bosses who “line their own pockets”, Theresa May has said.

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CBI chief Carolyn Fairbairn calls for a continued customs union after Brexit (Anthony Devlin/PA)

Staying in customs union is best Brexit option for business, says CBI chief

Theresa May is being warned by the head of the CBI that time is running out to make progress on Brexit and remaining in a customs union with Brussels is the best option for British business.

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Shadow policing minister Louise Haigh, who requested the information, said the amount was "pitiful and insulting"

Tax credit claimants hit by bungled outsourcing paid just £14 compensation each

Tax credit claimants who suffered as the result of a botched outsourcing plan have been paid just £14 each in compensation each.

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People with hidden disabilities could soon by entitled to blue badges (Jonathan Brady/PA)

Plan to roll out blue badges to people with hidden disabilities

People with hidden disabilities could soon be entitled to blue badge parking permits under Department for Transport (DfT) plans.

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Anti-Trump protesters outside the new US Embassy in Nine Elms, London (Yui Mok/PA)

Protesters urge PM to cancel meeting with ‘racist bigot’ Donald Trump

Anti-Trump protesters descended on the new site of the United States embassy on Saturday afternoon, declaring the US president a “racist bigot” and calling for Theresa May to cancel her meeting with him at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week.

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A gritter at work in a snow blizzard (Andrew Milligan/PA)

UK braced for more snow amid continued freezing conditions

People across the country are braced for more snow as wintry conditions continue to grip the UK.

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Avon and Somerset Police were called to Burnham Road in Highbridge at about 2.20am on Saturday (Yui Mok/PA)

Man arrested after woman dies in hit-and-run incident

A man has been arrested after a woman died in a hit-and-run incident in Somerset.

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James Brokenshire said he has been discharged after surgery and praised medical staff (Liam McBurney/PA)

‘One hard step done’: Ex-minister James Brokenshire undergoes lung surgery

Former Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has revealed that he has undergone lung surgery.

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Sinn Fein party president, Gerry Adams and President elect Mary Lou McDonald

Changing of the guard after 34 years of Adams

After 34 years, the changing of the guard has come – with Mary Lou McDonald set to take over the role of Sinn Fein leader.

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