The Conservatives are too "joyless" and "authoritarian", the party's Scottish leader Ruth Davidson has warned.
Labour has suspended a local party chairman after he claimed shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry was "too old" to be "made a sex slave" by Islamic State.
The current trend for wood-burning stoves could come to a sudden end if proposals to clean up the environment come into force.
Business leaders from across the UK have urged Theresa May to focus on pressing problems for the economy from potholes to house building - and not just Brexit talks.
Police officers involved in high speed vehicle pursuits are to be offered greater protection from prosecution, under new proposals being published by the government.