People with back pain who have low expectations of acupuncture before they start a course of treatment will gain less benefit than those who believe it will work, according to new research.
An elderly man has been taken to hospital with serious injuries following a fire at a care home.
Former Loose Women star Carol McGiffin has revealed her ordeal at being diagnosed with breast cancer and said NHS staff who treated her "deserve a medal".
One man is dead and three policemen have been wounded in a shooting at a freedom of speech event attended by an artist who drew a controversial cartoon of the Prophet Mohammed, police said.
A new food scare involving contamination of the spice with nuts could be more serious than the horse meat crisis, a leading expert has warned.
FORGET the roses and chocolates, yesterday was more about whips, chains and ball-gags.
A Ukip government would lead to riots in the streets and the loss of millions of jobs after the UK leaves the EU, according to Channel 4 docudrama being screened tomorrow.
THE ban on selling alcohol at football games but not rugby matches is rooted in "class prejudice" and needs to end, Jim Murphy said yesterday as he announced Scottish Labour was to hold a club summit and public consultation on the issue.
IT is a collection of long forgotten scrapbooks which provide a fascinating insight into the mind of Scotland's first national poet.
Thousands of offshore workers could down tools in a dispute over terms and conditions.
Sinn FÃ©in has indicated that the party would welcome a "constructive working relationship" with SNP MPs after the General Election on May 5.
They are two of the most powerful women in British politics who could hold the balance of power after the General Election - and personal friends who regularly exchange text messages.
ESTATE agents are struggling to sell a museum-quality Charles Rennie Mackintosh house which comes with a £3million price tag attached.
David Cameron, Ed Miliband and every politician in Britain should be seeking psychiatric help, according to Alastair Campbell.
A negative of one of the first ever professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe has sold at auction for £3,100.
A man has been arrested by police investigating firearms incidents which took place almost five months ago.
Police are hunting a masked armed robber who held up staff at a petrol station.
A union has raised the threat of a strike by North Sea workers in a dispute over terms and conditions.
Two men are in a serious condition in hospital after they were hit by a car near a nightclub.
Unemployed obese people would have to diet or lose their benefits under Tory proposals.
Staff at a call centre which is part of Citizens Advice have been told their jobs are safe after it won an extended contract.
Police and health authorities are still investigating a significant botulism outbreak which is suspected too have infected 21 drug users across Scotland since just before Christmas.
THE fall in oil prices will take a shattering toll on the North Sea as firms slash investment in ageing fields off Scotland, a US banking giant has warned.
New research aims to shed light on any links between football and domestic abuse.
A football fan sent a barrage of threats and abuse to the SFA because he was furious at a referee's handling of a top-flight game, a court heard.
SCOTLAND is one of the worst regions in the UK for binge drinking, with research suggesting increasing numbers of Scots are taking part in excessively heavy drinking sessions.
Oysters may be the food of love but they are also a turn off for almost half of British lovers, according to a poll.