THE Scottish Government, health boards and local authorities have been criticised by the information tsar, who has taken the unusual step of laying a special report before Holyrood expressing her concern.
BORIS Johnson is expected to call for reform of the European Union in a speech on Wednesday and back a report by his economic adviser that says leaving the EU is a "viable option" for Britain if it cannot change, according to reports.
DOWNING Street has refused to comment on claims that David Cameron is to give peerages to leading Conservative supporters including West Ham United vice-chair Karren Brady and former Marks & Spencer chairman Sir Stuart Rose.
THE Prime Minister has announced an extra £3 million in humanitarian aid for Gaza, while the Scottish Government is giving £500,000 to help provide water, food and medical assistance to those affected by the conflict.
NATO needs to move missile launchers, ammunition, trucks and other mobile military equipment to the Baltic states to help deter an attack from Russia in light of the continuing Ukraine crisis, MPs have warned.
DAVID Cameron has called for an "unconditional, immediate, humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza to bring a halt to more than three weeks of violence that has killed about 1,100 Palestinians and 55 Israelis.
WORKING people cannot afford another five years of Conservative economics, Ed Balls will insist today, as he reveals research showing that by next year workers will have seen the biggest fall in average earnings for more than 140 years.
JOHN Barrowman's world-famous "Glasgow kiss" with a man at the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games is to leave a legacy of a stronger, wider commitment to equality, the Scottish Government has pledged.
AN extended ceasefire is needed between Hamas and Israeli, Ed Miliband has insisted, as his Labour colleague, Lord Prescott, denounced the scale of the bombing in Gaza as "brutally disproportionate and grossly indiscriminate".
RUSSIA should be stripped of the 2018 World Cup tournament if it continues its "belligerent behaviour" in the wake of the shooting down of the Malaysian Airlines passenger jet over Ukraine, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said.