British households are overpaying for their energy by around £1.2 billion a year and are failing to switch to get the best deals, the competition watchdog said today.
The brakes have been put on plans for Jeremy Clarkson to take a new motoring show to ITV after it was revealed his old BBC contract stops him making a rival car show on another UK channel.
One of the last of the classic Hollywood showmen, Jerry Weintraub built his show business empire on a Rolodex and chutzpah.
Amanda Peterson, best known for her role in the 1987 romantic comedy Can't Buy Me Love, has died at the age of 43.
The world's oldest man, a retired educator from Japan, has died at the age of 112.
THREE Scots who have been at the forefront of the fight against Ebola are to receive medals at a reception in Downing Street.
HEALTH experts have called for new action to cut alcohol consumption amongst expectant mothers after finding that drinking during pregnancy was "prevalent and socially pervasive" in the UK and Ireland.
People living at the foot of the Forth Rail Bridge have expressed concern that they are not ready for a flood of tourists after the structure was designated Unesco World Heritage Status.
A POPULAR fish and chip shop has been saved from going out of business after its parent company went into administration.
The television licence fee is to be "modernised" and the BBC is to foot the bill for free licences for the over-75s in a major shake-up of funding of the corporation.
A group of pro-life MPs have launched a bid to give the Scottish Parliament the power to change abortion law in the country.
Labour MP Simon Danczuk has spoken of the personal cost of his battle to expose child sex abuse, saying it left him depressed and helped wreck his marriage.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a man and a woman who have gone missing from near a loch.
The bodies of seven more of the Tunisia beach massacre victims have been released to their families, after an inquest heard of the fatal wounds they suffered.
EE has launched the UK's cheapest ever 4G smartphone; costing less than £50 and running the newest version of Google's Android software.
TOURISTS heading to Greece are being warned to take euros in cash as the country's financial situation remains precarious in the wake of the Greek people's No vote in the debt deal referendum.
A survivor of the 7/7 terror attack has been reunited with a police officer who saved her life.
A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a tram in Edinburgh.
Violinist Nicola Benedetti has unveiled a watch inspired by her Stradivarius violin.
Three members of staff at a care home have been suspended as police investigate allegations of physical abuse.
A funeral service was held today for TV presenter Michelle Watt, who would 'light up every room she was in'.
Scottish Premiership striker Kris Boyd has become the latest in a line of footballers including Wayne Rooney and James McFadden to have a hair transplant.
The final News of the World journalist to be convicted for his role in the phone-hacking scandal has been spared jail.
LONG gone are the days of spending Sunday afternoons with two fingers poised over the play and record buttons on a ghetto blaster, waiting to countdown the top 40 hits.
The estranged husband of a former radio received almost £20,000 of Legal Aid to defend himself against claims he attacked her.
To anyone who's seen Postman Pat, it all sounds very familiar - a friendly black and white cat who helps out in a Post Office.
A SCOTS "Jihadi bride" has written a chilling blog in which she described the murders of innocent victims by Islamic terrorists in Tunisia, France and Kuwait as "revenge".
The over-55 are four times more likely to fall victim to phone scams, according to a new study.