INDEPENDENCE would give Scotland a second chance to harness its oil wealth for the �benefit of the nation�, a Scottish Government report has claimed.
Bid talk never fails to excite the market's more speculative traders, no matter how unlikely the immediate prospect of a deal materialising.
London Luton has been named the worst airport in the UK for the second year running, according to the Which? annual survey of "holiday hassles".
George Osborne looks set to have little room for pre-election giveaways despite a welcome fall in borrowing last month. The Office for National Statistics said the government borrowed �764million in July - down from �1.6billion in the same month last year.
Major UK energy firms appeared unruffled on Thursday as the latest plans to crackdown on their abuses and behaviour towards thousands of beleaguered customers emerged.