Salmond shines in debate as Jim Murphy loses cool

The Scottish leaders debate broadcast live by the BBC saw the SNP’s Alex Salmond come out on top against a trio of opponents representing...

Jim Murphy says debate audience were ‘dragged out the pub’

Labour’s Jim Murphy has described the audience who posed questions to him and other politicians in a live TV leaders debate has having been...

PFI draining £millions from Scotland’s education budgets

New figures released by the Scottish Government reveal that PFI contracts are hitting local authority education budgets.... New figures released by...

Salmond to appear in TV debate as SNP step up campaign...

The SNP aim to capitalise on Labour’s crumbling election campaign in these last few days before the country goes to the polls.... ...

Labour anger as Dennis Canavan backs SNP

Former Labour MP Dennis Canavan has caused anger within Labour party ranks after he came out in support of the SNP candidate in Falkirk.... ...

The Party

This week saw the Court of Session in Edinburgh reject the SNP’s bid to be included in the third and final leaders debate.... ...

The Third Act

Kenneth Roy A sweet, white-haired old chap name of Dimbleby stunned the audience before the play had even begun by putting the silliest imaginable...

Labour official investigated over postal votes count

Labour’s media ‘tsar’ is facing a police investigation after she revealed results from a postal vote sample.... Labour’s media ‘tsar’ is...

Sir Tom Farmer calls for Fiscal Autonomy

Kwik Fit boss Sir Tom Farmer has described the case for Scotland moving to full fiscal autonomy as “overwhelming”.... Kwik Fit boss Sir...

The day Britain went mad

Kenneth Roy The hysterical over-reaction to Gordon Brown's minor transgression tells us everything we don't want to know about the state of the country.......