Johnston press halts ‘pay-to-read’ trial

  Johnston press who publish The Scotsman and Scotland on Sunday newspapers as well as many other local titles are understood to have ended...

Rebel with a cause

Kenneth Roy This is John Bannon's last day in Scottish public life: his term of office as a non-executive member of Greater Glasgow and...

Westminster criticised over Megrahi release

The Labour government at Westminster has been savaged by a committee of MPs over its ‘disjointed’ response in the run up to the compassionate...

Cocaine, Mr Purcell, and the administration of justice

{jcomments on}Kenneth Roy Scot free The former leader of Glasgow City Council, last heard of 'recuperating' in Australia, has now made his...

Fears of downgrade of UK credit rating

The UK faces the prospect of a humiliating downgrading of its credit rating after Portugal suffered the fate only days ago. ...

Jim Murphy gaffe as he wishes News of the World ‘good...

  The Secretary of State for Scotland Jim Murphy committed an embarrassing gaffe this weekend when he wished the News of the World "Good...

Purcell emerges and admits using cocaine

Disgraced former Labour council leader Steven Purcell has emerged from self imposed exile and has admitted using cocaine. The former Labour...

Brown concedes ‘No cuts to Scottish budget’

  Gordon Brown has bowed to SNP pressure by giving the clearest indication yet that Labour will leave the 2010/10 Scottish block grant untouched....

No inquiry, no investigation – no charges

  {jcomments on}In June 1976 singer J.J. Barrie took a Country and Western song written by Harlan Howard to the number 1 slot in...

Labour seek to ‘cut’ incapacity benefit in Scotland

  Labour will try to cut the costs of incapacity benefit if they win the next general election.   The admission came yesterday from...