Independent Michelle Thomson (Edinburgh West) shared her personal story during a Commons debate focused on UN International Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women

A Scottish MP has moved colleagues to tears after revealing she was raped at the age of 14, telling the Commons: “I’m not a victim, I’m a survivor.” (...)

Independent MP Michelle Thomson with first minister of Scotland and leader of the SNP  Nicola Sturgeon. Mrs Thomson resigned from the SNP after Police Scotland announced it was investigating her. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

On May 9th, just two days after the general election, Nicola Sturgeon held a press conference on the banks of the Firth of Forth, outside Edinburgh. F(...)

Ashley Madison founder Noel Biderman poses with an advertisement for the website. File photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

The boss of adultery website Ashley Madison has resigned from the firm in the wake of the hacking scandal, which saw the details of up to 37 million c(...)