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So much for the respect agenda
Shortly after becoming Prime Minister in 2010, David Cameron came north to meet the First Minister and called for a new relationship between the London and Edinburgh parliaments.
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Thu Mar 06, 2014
SNP under fire for police station closures
ALEX Salmond has been accused of "taking a wrecking ball" to Scotland's justice system after new figures revealed 60% of police stations have been shut down or closed to the public since 2007.
Currency union refusal 'is final'
The cross-party decision to rule out a monetary union if Scotland becomes independent is final, the Chief Secretary to the Treasury is to say.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Unemployment line for young people stretches almost 40 miles
If the 64,000 16 to 24-year-olds in Scotland who are out of work all stood in line, that line would be 38.5 miles long, according to the figures produced by the House of Commons library.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Phil Wilson raises alarm over potential rewards for Scottish "No" vote
SCOTLAND must not enjoy extra powers as a reward for a 'No' to independence without further devolution to the North-East, an MP says today .
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Labour at odds over full income tax powers for Holyrood
Last spring, the plan to devolve full income tax powers was unveiled in an interim report but caused a major rift inside the party.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Py hired to advise Holyrood about Prestwick
Romain Py is the managing director of infrastructure investor Baobab Capital and a board member at Turkish port operator Global Ports Holding.
Nearly 250 youngsters receive Duke of Edinburgh Awards
A total of 247 young people in East Dunbartonshire were presented with a Duke of Edinburgh's Award at a ceremony recently.
Constituents abandoned by Two-jobs John
Conservative MSP John Lamont has obviously not lost sight of his long-held dream to flee the Borders for London, with much fanfare in recent days confirming his intention to stand for Westminster.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
New NHS drugs 'to create A 50m black hole'
An OVERHAUL in the way lifesaving drugs are approved for use in Scotland could leave a 50 million black hole in NHS coffers, MSPs have been warned.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
Council leader left seeing red
The atmosphere in his office in the City Chambers may be serene with classical music playing quietly in the background.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Bonnie Prince Charlie portrait found
A lost portrait of Bonnie Prince Charlie has been discovered in Scotland, ending one of the greatest mysteries in British royal art.
Sectarianism 'not just confined to working class'
Sectarianism goes far beyond football matches and social class in Scotland and should be tackled with the same conviction as racism and homophobia, experts have told MSPs.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
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Should Scotland stay in UK like David Bowie says? Do you care either way?
BECKENHAM'S David Bowie has pleaded with Scotland to stay in the UK, prompting singer Billy Bragg to urge more people south of the border to enter the debate.
Can drug partnership gurus admit they have a problem?
A year after it was elected, the first SNP administration put "recovery" at the heart of the nation's drugs policy.
Air wars: Glasgow set to back new bid for city airport
The city council's pension fund - the Strathclyde Pension Fund - is part of a bid consortium which includes Partners Group and Zurich Airport.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
'Intrusive' child guardian move faces court challenge
SCOTLAND'S flagship child protection legislation is facing a court challenge after religious campaigners promised to overturn moves to appoint a state guardian for every youngster up to the age of 18. SCOTLAND'S flagship child protection legislation is facing a court challenge after religious campaigners promised to overturn moves to appoint a ... (more)
A tale of two parliaments
People in Scotland go to the polls on 18 September to decide if they want their country to be independent.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Fears over plans to send more patients to flagship hospital
The Scottish Government has announced it is spending an extra 1.5 million on doctors and nurses at the Clydebank hospital to perform more hip and knee replacements and cataract operations.
Former DWP worker: people with progressive illnesses should be left...
People with progressive illnesses should be left alone by the benefits agency and never re-assessed for work, a former Department for Work and Pensions worker has said.