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Jackie Baillie criticised the practice of "boarding" out patients

Scottish Labour hits out over 'boarding' of hospital patients

John Swinney is holding talks to break the deadlock over the fiscal framework accompanying the Scotland Bill

John Swinney targets agreement on financial powers behind Scotland Bill

Greek anti-terror police have been sent to Alexandroupolis following the arrest of two armed Britons near the border with Turkey

Greece arrests armed Britons near Turkey border

The coastguard sent a mayday message to ships in the area

Oarless British rowers rescued after Atlantic capsize ordeal

Walkers tackle the snow covered Pen y Fan mountain in the Brecon Beacons National Park, Wales

Be my freezing Valentine - warm hearts and thick coats required

The £15 'liquid biopsy' test seeks fragments of genetic material in a tiny drop of saliva

10-minute saliva test for cancer has 'near-perfect' accuracy

Eddie Redmayne is up for the best actor award for the second time in two years

Eddie's ready to take on DiCaprio for Bafta best actor honour

Michael Fallon will be the first defence secretary to visit the Falklands for more than 10 years

'Foreign Office fears' over Michael Fallon's Falklands visit

Former Tui CEO Peter Long says co-operation with the EU is vital to protect tourists from terror attacks

Brexit could raise terror threat and air fares - travel experts

The woman died at the scene following the collision involving an HGV in the village of Teynham, Kent

Driver held after cyclist dies following collision with lorry

The body of Leanne Wall, 36, was discovered by police who were called to an address in Bury on Friday

Man held as tributes paid to woman found dead at her home

David Chadwick has surrendered to Suffolk Police in Lowestoft and will be returned to prison

Fugitive paedophile David Chadwick surrenders to police

Akhtar Javeed, who was shot in the neck during an armed raid

Man arrested over murder of Birmingham businessman Akhtar Javeed

Undated handout photo issued by Natalia Spencer of Elizabeth Spencer who died just before Christmas after a rare auto-immune disease sparked by a common virus caused her organs to shut down, Her mother Natalia is to embark on a year-long coastal walk in h

Mother to start coastal walk around Britain to honour memory of late daughter, 5

One winner has scooped the £32.5 million National Lottery jackpot

One winner scoops £32.5 million Lotto jackpot

The £15 'liquid biopsy' test seeks fragments of genetic material in a tiny drop of saliva

10-minute saliva test for cancer has 'near-perfect' accuracy

Hannah Bagshawe and Eddie Redmayne arriving at the Lancme British Academy Film Awards Nominees Party

Eddie Redmayne cuts a dash at Kensington Palace ahead of Sunday's Baftas

Love may be in the air - but so is snow and ice

Weather may freeze the ardour of Valentine's Day lovers

Police at the scene of the death of Caroline Andrews

Man in court charged with murder of his schoolteacher wife

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit confirmed a 16-year-old boy had been arrested

Police arrest British teenager 'suspected of hacking CIA boss's emails'

Jamie Oliver says raising the prices of sugar-laden fizzy drinks and snacks is the best way to cut consumption

Government set to stop short of imposing 'sugar tax'

Another arrest has been made over the murder of Akhtar Javeed

Man arrested over murder of Birmingham businessman Akhtar Javeed

Ash Carter says the nuclear deterrent is an "important part of the deterrent structure of Nato" (AP)

UK needs Trident to maintain 'outsized role on global stage', says US

Mr Kerry has urged the UK to stay in the European Union

John Kerry urges UK to stay in 'united' EU

Research suggests babies are deprived of auditory stimulus when being cared for in incubators

Incubators branded 'neurodevelopmental dungeons' for babies

The epic walk will start at Durdle Door

Mother to start coastal walk around Britain to honour memory of late daughter, 5

David Chadwick was wanted by Dorset Police (Dorset Police/PA)

Fugitive paedophile David Chadwick surrenders to police

Lottie and her dog Marley confronted a thief

Praise for homeless woman and dog who challenged beauty shop thief

Sacha Baron Cohen admits he has had to tone down his act since becoming a father

TV audience shocked at clip for new Sacha Baron Cohen film Grimsby

Someone has come forward to claim a 24 million pounds EuroMillions jackpot which was won by a UK ticket-holder on Friday

£24 million EuroMillions jackpot claimed by UK player

Police arrested a man on the M60 motorway

Man held as tributes paid to woman found dead at her home

Police believe they know the woman's identity

Bid to locate woman 'abducted from street' by gang of men

The suspects are wanted for crimes including murder, attempted murder, rape and sex offences

Police forces 'refuse to name wanted suspects'

The Independent will go online on March 26

Independent editor: Many of our journalists will continue writing for website

Union leaders have called for more to be done to make LGBTI teachers feel welcome at schools

Plea for equality drive as 'many LGBTI teachers do not feel safe in schools'

Police have appealed for witnesses

Driver held after cyclist dies following collision with lorry

Robots could increasingly replace people in workplaces, a scientist said

Machines could make half of humans unemployed in 30 years - scientist

Beth Tweddle says she has started to feel better and has started walking by herself

Beth Tweddle back on her feet after neck operation for The Jump injury

Police at the scene in Belvidere Road

Girls recovering after being hit by a car outside Liverpool school

Ministers are considering a radical overhaul of youth custody

Use ex-soldiers to teach young offenders, says Government adviser

Caroline Andrews died in Benenden on February 3, Kent Police said

Man appears in court charged with murder of mother-of-four Caroline Andrews

CQC chairman Peter Wyman says social media comments could provide early intelligence of possible problems

Health watchdog to check care complaints on social media sites

The camp's legal centre has filed eight complaints of police brutality and five against civilian militia at The Jungle

Police and 'armed militias' attack migrants at The Jungle camp, says UK charity

Natalie Cassidy is best known for her role as Sonia Jackson in BBC soap EastEnders

Natalie Cassidy expecting second child

Big chains should be forced to spell out the calorie content of food, the LGA said

Chains 'should have to display calorie content of food and drink'

Eating breakfast did not make obese individuals lose weight but did result in more physical activity in the morning, the study found

Breakfast 'makes obese people more active'

The Bank of England has cut its growth forecasts

Modest oil price changes expected to push inflation upwards

The helpline is aimed at staff in any sector who are afraid to raise concerns about the way their organisation is dealing with child abuse cases

Whistleblowing helpline on child protection failures due to go live

A union said school support workers are being asked to work extra hours and to take classes, for little extra pay

'Unacceptable' that school support staff work extra hours for little more money

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