(This corrected version of the story fixes first paragraph in Sunday story to indicate questioning is this week, not next week, on Tuesday)
LONDON - Mark Carney faces probably his toughest questioning so far as Bank of England governor next week when lawmakers will seize on a foreign exchange scandal to press their demands for tighter oversight of the central bank.
LONDON - Scottish pensions would be put in danger if voters decide to split from Britain this year, a senior British minister will say on Friday in the government's latest attempt to persuade Scots to reject independence.
LONDON - Kath Caldwell worries she may have been wrong to encourage her children to go to university.
LONDON - A deep rift in Britain's two-party coalition government will be laid bare on Thursday when ministers from each party set out their opposing views on whether immigration is good or bad for the country.
CARDIFF - Scotland's fight for independence is unlikely to succeed but the battle will benefit the entire United Kingdom by leading to a rebalancing of powers, the leader of Wales, Carwyn Jones, said on Wednesday.
LONDON - British companies hired staff at the fastest pace in at least 16 years last month, according to a business survey on Wednesday that showed strong economic growth has carried over into the first quarter.
LONDON - State-backed Lloyds Banking Group said it could face significant cost increases if Scotland votes to become independent from the rest of the United Kingdom.
LONDON - Britain's dependence on gas imports will rise to 70 percent by 2020 and the country needs to secure more supply from a variety of sources to meet that demand, the chief executive of Britain's biggest utility, Centrica, said on Wednesday.
LONDON - Scottish leader Alex Salmond called on all Britons on Tuesday to back his campaign for an independent Scotland to help create a northern economic counterweight to stop London from sucking the life out of the rest of the country.
The Scottish government wants to be part of a sterling zone if the people vote for independence, as alternatives to the pound aren’t attractive. But it’s hard to see the rest of the UK agreeing to such a deal – except on terms that would affront Scotland’s amour propre.