A drop in sales of fixed-rate annuities dented first-half profits at insurer and asset manager Standard Life.
THE SNP is facing criticism after it emerged that members will not get a say over a possible second independence referendum at the party's upcoming conference.7 comments
The philosopher Jeremy Bentham called it the Panopticon. It was his notion of the ideal prison in which every inmate would be exposed to 24/7 surveillance. What he could never have known in the 18th century was that an entire society could become a…10 comments