Mothers 'turn to Google before GP'

Herald Series: Some 26% of mothers said they would go online for information if their child was poorly, a poll shows

10:17am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Mothers are more likely to turn to "Dr Google" than their family doctor to seek advice if their child is poorly, a poll suggests.

Personal insolvencies rise by 8%

Herald Series: The number of people going insolvent in England and Wales has risen by 8% on the last quarter

6:26am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The number of people going insolvent in England and Wales between April and June has climbed by 8% on the previous quarter, official figures show.

Pensioner death sparks murder probe

Herald Series: Police have launched a murder investigation after an elderly woman found injured in her Edinburgh home died.

9:40am Tuesday 29th July 2014

An 85-year-old woman found seriously injured in her own home has died.

Sunnier outlook for rainy regions

Herald Series: A commuter walks through a flooded Worthing train station underpass after storms hit the area (@travelsportcopy/PA)

7:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The sun will make a welcome return across the country over the next couple of days as areas hit by flash floods continue the clear-up.

Clearer 'revenge porn' laws urged

Herald Series: Peers have urged clarification of laws surrounding 'revenge porn' on the internet

7:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Clarification is needed on the law around "revenge porn" and when it could lead to a prosecution, a committee of peers has said.

Go-ahead for mayoral poll challenge

Herald Series: Lutfur Rahman was elected for a second term as mayor of Tower Hamlets in east London

10:10am Tuesday 29th July 2014

The High Court has rejected a bid to block a challenge to the recent mayoral election in London's Tower Hamlets which brought independent Lutfur Rahman back for a second term.

Next set to extend M&S profits lead

Herald Series: Next says it is on course for full-year profits of between £775m and £815m

9:34am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Fashion retailer Next upped its full-year profit guidance by £25 million today after better-than-expected first-half sales, leaving it on course to extend its lead over Marks & Spencer.

Star-studded end for Harry's games

Herald Series: The Kaiser Chiefs are among the acts performing at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games

9:27am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Prince Harry is to rock out with Foo Fighters and Kaiser Chiefs after they were signed up to head the bill for the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games which he launched.

BP warns of Russia sanctions impact

Herald Series: BP has warned that further sanctions against Russia could harm its business

9:35am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Oil giant BP has warned that further international sanctions on Russia could have a "material adverse impact" on the company.

Britons seen as drinking too much

Herald Series: Britons drink too much and eat badly, many foreigners believe

7:22am Tuesday 29th July 2014

Britons drink too much and have bad eating habits, according to some foreigners.

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