Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams says he has been warned of a "credible" death threat after he was freed from police custody, where he had been questioned over the murder of a Belfast mother-of-10.
A ROGUE bee-keeper could be behind two recent honey-farm heists in which hundreds of thousands of the insects have been stolen
A LIFELINE rehabilitation programme for people with brain injuries has been scrapped.
Playwright Alan Bennett has suggested that he is more impressed with contemporary US literature than its English counterpart, saying that home-grown writers have little to tell him.
PARTS of Britain enjoyed temperatures warmer than areas of Greece as sunshine made a welcome appearance on the Bank Holiday - but it was still wet in the west of Scotland.
A REVIEW will take place after a violent armed robber dubbed "the Skull Cracker" went missing after temporarily being allowed out of jail, the UK Prisons Minister has said.
Plunging prices at the pumps failed to prevent petrol sales dipping to their lowest figure on record in late winter this year.
A RAFT of community projects are to benefit from a development fund linked to onshore windfarms.
CHANNEL Tunnel operator Eurotunnel today celebrates the 20th anniversary of the opening of the undersea link between Britain and Continental Europe.
ECZEMA sufferers may have less chance of developing skin cancer, new research suggests.
Firms are being encouraged to hire international postgraduate students to help them avoid cultural blunders when dealing with overseas business contacts.
UNION members have called on ministers to step in and regulate holiday operators who charge adult prices for children and hike up prices during school holidays.
British detectives are to fly to Portugal to dig up land near the holiday apartments from where Madeleine McCann went missing in May 2007.
A SCOTS banking executive who lost his wife to a heart defect is preparing for a marathon around Mount Everest in her memory.
FARMERS enjoyed the biggest pay rises out of all workers last year with most adding more than 10% onto their annual wage, according to Government figures.
A WOMAN is being treated for serious head injuries after her hair was caught in the engine of a go-kart.
The red carpet was rolled out last night for a special screening of a 20-minute film before it makes its way to Cannes next week.
THE widow of one of Scotland's best-known businessmen and philanthropists has launched a new art exhibition in his memory.
Four men were taken to hospital after being attacked by a gang as they left an engagement party.
PLANS to redevelop a major railway station could have a detrimental impact on travel in a city centre, transport bosses warned.
International sales from companies serving the oil and gas sector grew by more than a fifth to reach £10 billion in 2012-13, a new report has revealed.
A MAJOR karate conference is coming to Scotland this summer.
More people are dipping into their savings to splash out on a holiday, and fewer are doing so to pay down debt as confidence in the economy improves, research has found.
The playful antics of two polar bears at a wildlife park are being captured on camera, with viewers able to watch them live online.
Some of the world's biggest brands - including Rolls- Royce, Spotify, Harris Tweed and Diageo - will gather in Dundee this month for the Scottish Design Summit 2014.
TWO primary school pupils have been disciplined after spiking a teacher's coffee with what is believed to have been a bleach-like liquid.
Parents are doing their children a "disservice" by not exposing them to risk, TV adventurer Bear Grylls has said.
A CRANE toppled over at an industrial yard yesterday after one of its stabilisers sank into the ground.
Eleven members of a children's choir were taken to hospital suffering from diarrhoea and vomiting after arriving back in the UK from South Africa.
IVF pioneer Lord Winston has warned that a growing market for fertility treatments could "threaten our humanity", including if the rich were able to pay for so-called 'designer babies'.