● Letters: Young Scots will be driven into a low-skilled future AS I watched TV news reports of the proposed new points-based immigration rules it became clear that my worst fears are likely to be confirmed. Opponents of the...
● Ian McConnell: Why it is so sad to see ancient Scottish institution lose name in these sensitive times THERE was a temptation initially to feel that Royal Bank of Scotland’s decision to change its parent-company name to...
● RSPCA charity push at Pets at Home stores for animal lovers THE RSPCA is working with Pets at Home to raise money for the charity and to meet fellow animal lovers across the UK.
● Michael Jackson marriage 'was my attempt to save him,' says Lisa Marie Presley Michael Jackson's marriage to Lisa Marie Presley has often been labelled a 'showmance' but the daughter of Elvis believed she could be...
● UK homes less efficient than those in parts of Europe Homes in the UK lose heat three times faster than those in Germany.
● Issue of the day: The rebirth of the jigsaw IN this hi-tech, social media-obsessed online era, it is perhaps a surprising revelation - the jigsaw market is booming.
● Rebecca McQuillan: Love Britain? You might not when this Government has finished with it IF you’re having a bad day, may I recommend CBeebies. Borrow a toddler if you need the cover.
● Dot Cotton: Actress June Brown says she has left EastEnders 'for good' The 93-year-old has played Dot Cotton, one of the programme's longest-running characters, for 35 years.
● A Mexican Man Has Become The Seventh Immigrant To Die In ICE Custody Since October The 34-year-old man's death in Ohio means the agency is close to eclipsing the total number of in-custody deaths for all of fiscal year...
● Flood-hit residents to build their own defence RESIDENTS whose homes were flooded during Storm Ciara have decided to take matters into their own hands to safeguard their neighbourhood.
● Apprentice star Adam Corbally visits Harper Green School SCHOOL children swapped the classroom for the boardroom as they met a star of the hit BBC show The Apprentice.
● Bolton's Really Wild Adventures for all the family Families have been having fun in nature this half term.
● Farnworth dad told partner he couldn't live for a week without drugs A TROUBLED dad who was addicted to crack cocaine and “spice” hung himself in his living room after an argument over drug money.
● REVEALED: The average cost of a home in Bolton has gone up £5,000 PROSPECTIVE new homeowners in Bolton are facing a £5,000 increase in the average cost of properties compared to last year.
● Bolton to get new £75k grant to help tackle domestic abuse THE government has given a grant of more than £75,000 to provide more safe accommodation and support in Bolton borough for women fleeing domestic abuse.
● Bolton train station will have some floor lights fixed only LIGHTS along the pedestrian walkway outside Bolton train station will shine bright again, Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) has said.
● Think you could be Bolton's Next Top Model? Here's how to apply ASPIRING fashionistas are being invited to try out for Bolton's Next Top Model.
● Anger as multiple York stone thefts reported across Horwich Horwich residents have been left flabbergasted after expensive flagstones from several paths were stolen.
● Mother wept as she told kids their presents had been stolen on Christmas Eve A DEVASTATED mum had to tell her children Christmas was cancelled — after a heartless thief broke into their home and stole their presents.
● Police warning after scam calls POLICE have issued a warning after reports that residents have been receiving scam phone calls from people claiming to be police “detectives”.
● Children's MMR vaccination levels fall in York YORK has seen a fall in the number of children under five receiving measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccinations - amid recent national statistics showing the highest recorded...