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Fracking: Two experts clash on rights and wrongs of shale gas...

Two leading voices for and against "fracking" gave evidence at Westminster this week. Here Newsnet.scot reproduces the highlights of the exchanges on this vital...

Interview: Brexit Minister on the way ahead for Scottish Government

Michael Russell MSP, the man called back into Government to help deal with the consequences of Brexit, spoke about the task facing the Scottish...

Sturgeon launches referendum Bill and challenges May to honour old promises

Report by Patience Magill First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced plans to publish an independence referendum Bill next week, challenging the UK Government to protect Scotland's...

Huntershill House, once home to radical hero Thomas Muir, ‘flogged off’...

By Derek Bateman Huntershill House north of Glasgow, once the home of political radical Thomas Muir, has been sold off by East Dunbartonshire Council at...

Power to the people, 21st century style: new thinking for the...

Commentary : Christopher Silver reflects on the renewed Yes campaign, and other approaches to politics that are reflecting the empowerment of mass participation There is nothing...

Fewer people are dying in Scottish hospitals, should we celebrate?

John Robertson claims success for NHS Scotland The BBC slipped in a wee bit of good news for NHS Scotland, to the lunchtime report last week, but it...

More power: Scotland needs control of electricity policy

Commentary by Fraser Wallace Scotland has made significant progress with regard to the development of renewable energy systems. However, it is clear that to maximise...

SNP courts controversy by continuing to place advisers on Holyrood committees

By Patience Magill The Scottish National Party's controversial decision to place party-appointed assistants on Holyrood committees has continued to attract criticism as well as attacks by...

New Trident approval pushed through despite Scottish opposition

By a Newsnet.scot reporter Scotland will be home to the next generation of submarine based nuclear weapons, following a Commons vote approving the £31n replacement...

Sturgeon and May kick off first post-Brexit talks as Scots await...

By Patience Magill The Scottish role in UK Brexit negotiations with the European Union looks likely to be enhanced, but details remain sketchy following an...