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Agenda – Scottish News

The next important step in the business of governing Scotland takes place later today at Holyrood when the conveners of the 14 committees will...

First Minister joins calls to Westminster for ‘progress agenda’

Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond has been joined by his counterparts in Wales and Northern Ireland in a strong call to the Westminster Government...

Daily Mail gets it wrong…again

HER Majesty’s Daily Mail got hot under the collar about the First Minister’s speech to the Scottish Parliament outlining the SNP Government’s legislative programme....

German Government to close nuclear power plants

by Rona Mackay The German Government has announced that it is to take its nuclear power plants offline by 2022, joining Switzerland who last...

Why Salmond’s fair society trumps Cameron’s bogus ‘big society’

by George Kerevan THE media have invented something called “Indy Lite”, implying that the SNP has watered down its commitment to Scottish independence in...

Reasons Scots will vote ‘Yes’ to independence – Shoogly pegs

Analysis by Alex Porter Scottish Unionism has seen better days and there are any number of angles on its current crises.  So, as the...

Cable confusion over Corporation Tax powers

Pressure mounted today on the UK Government over the transfer of powers over Corporation Tax after the release of a full interview with Vince...

New parliament gets down to business

After the First Minister’s visionary but also business-like opening statement, the Parliament soon got down to its own peculiar business of bashing opponents –...

Independence: Looking back to move forward

by Roddy Macleod Like most Nationalists I am still taking in the events of May 5th and the monumental result in favour of the...

Alex Salmond confirmed as Scotland’s First Minister

Alex Salmond, leader of the SNP, was confirmed as First Minister of the fourth session of the current incarnation of the Scottish Parliament in...