The Co-operative Group is set to hand senior staff large pay rises and bonuses, as the troubled mutual prepares to announce losses for 2013 which are expected to be its worst ever.
TV licence dodgers may no longer face prosecution in the courts under new plans being considered by the Government.
The discovery of changes in the blood may signify the earliest stages of Alzheimer's disease and scientists have developed a new test which could detect if a person will develop dementia within three years.
A 16-year-old is in intensive care after apparently taking "Mortal Kombat", a drug which has been linked to the death of another teenager last month.
A Scottish yachtsman who was attempting to sail solo around the world has been rescued by the Chilean navy after he was caught in a storm.