2 min ago
Leader: Scots must have say in civil liberties
THE devolution settlement put together by Donald Dewar in a few short months after Labour's general election victory in 1997 contained a number of potentially problematic ragged edges.
4 hrs ago
MP's new bill aims to curb irresponsible parking
A NEW bill to give the Scottish Parliament powers to crack down on pavement parking is to be introduced at Westminster on Friday by Edinburgh North and Leith Labour MP Mark Lazarowicz.
11 hrs ago
Voter snapshot calls into question the 'missing million'
Doubts have been raised over the role the so-called 'missing million' will play in the independence vote after it emerged there are fewer adults on the electoral register in the poorest areas of Scotland than there were in 2012.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
WSP, the professional services consultant, has appointed Glasgow-based Pete Dunbar to the new post of deputy operations director for the company's UK structures arm.
Lesley Riddoch: Assuaging fears of a rainy day
Scottish independence: Worries about financial security leave many of the elderly in conflict over voting Yes for the next generation, writes Lesley Riddoch IS an unfounded worry about pensions encouraging some senior citizens to plan a No vote on 18 September? Last week's Survation poll found Yes was in the lead amongst 25 to 54 year-olds but ... (more)
Sat Aug 30, 2014
The week that put victory firmly within the Yes camp's grasp
Though they would never admit it, many supporters had settled into a defeatist rut, consoling themselves that they had run the best campaign but in the end could not break through the default unionism of the "mainstream media" and its promotion of Project Fear.
Farmers divide into Yes and No referendum camps
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Danny Alexander warns of 'Holyrood elite'
SCOTTISH INDEPENDENCE: The Scottish Government is trying to airbrush out the different identities of Scotland's communities in its drive for independence and increasing centralisation to Holyrood, according to Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
Edinburgh plans for 20mph zones
The local authority said research suggests more than two thirds of local people support the introduction of reduced speed limits on all city centre streets.
The Daily Record
Independence Referendum: Yes EK say voting 'No' means no protection from Tory policies
With just three weeks to go until voters hit the polls, Yes East Kilbride warn voters there will be no additional powers for Scotland and no protection from draconian Tory policies such as the Bedroom Tax if people decide to vote No.
Targeting floating voters on a ferry
Passengers on the overnight ferry from Aberdeen to the Northern Isles were left in no doubt that the final stages of a political campaign were underway.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
What might happen if there is a 'No' vote?
As the people of Scotland weigh up how to vote in the independence referendum, they are asking questions on a range of topics.
What does your vote mean for the money in your pocket?
In the latest BBC Scotland referendum documentary, the BBC's chief correspondent Laura Kuenssberg has been talking to Scots to find out if their voting decision will be ruled by their heart, head or wallet.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Scottish fact of the week: First Edinburgh Festival
Musical instruments and names of composers are illustrated in the Floral Clock in Princes Street Gardens in 1947.
Man guilty of raping young girls
William Mailer, 71, raped two of his underage victims, one of whom he had plied with drink, and attempted to rape the third.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Salmond vs Darling: round two - live
Grab your popcorn - or your vodka bottles. Welcome to tonight's liveblog of the BBC debate between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling at Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow.
Why is the United Kingdom so chilled out about the Scottish independence referendum?
It is ironic that it took the prospect of a Scottish independence referendum to show that the British stereotype of the stiff upper lip is alive and well.
Sun Aug 24, 2014
Located at the bottom of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, at the opposite end to Edinburgh Castle, Holyrood Palace has served as the principal residence of the Kings and Queens of Scots since the 16th century, and is a setting for state occasions and official entertaining.
A Good Beer Blog
So That's Us Back From Scotland. Did I Learn Anything?
The Golfer's Rest in North Berwick, East Lothian. When we sat down on the bay window sofa cushions, I said to the kids "now, this is a pub" by which I meant a space that had the feel of a shared public rec room combined with a well managed courteous corner store.