Map released of Beauly-to-Denny pylon line

At a Glasgow conference today, Scottish Southern Energy released a map which details the route of the Beauly to Denny transmission line and the...

Steven Purcell tells tabloid he contemplated suicide

Steven Purcell, the disgraced Glasgow City Council leader, who quit earlier this month in a whirlwind of stories about drug and alcohol problems, has...

Labour complains about SNP’s spoof poster as campaign turns nasty

Scottish Labour have reported the SNP to the Electoral Commission after the Nationalists published a poster mimicking Labour’s manifesto front cover – which included...

John Swinney apologises to Scottish Parliament over Tartan Tax powers

The Scottish finance secretary John Swinney made an unreserved apology to the Scottish Parliament today in the row over the lapsed Tartan Tax powers...

Lib Dems will free up Scottish Water money to create 100,000 jobs

Tavish Scott launched the Scottish Liberal Democrat manifesto today with a pledge to use money generated by part-privatising Scottish Water to help create 100,000...

Video: Alex Salmond on why you should vote SNP

The Alternative Debate: In the spirit of open discussion, The Caledonian Mercury is giving the leaders of Scotland’s main parties the chance to explain...

Almost half the population now supports SNP, says new poll

Alex Salmond described as “fantastic” a new poll which put support for the SNP on 49 per cent. The poll in the Sunday Express was...

Unrepentant Salmond may face defamation suit in human rights law row

Alex Salmond refused to apologise today in the increasingly acrimonious row over the UK Supreme Court and, as a result, he now faces the...

No need for ‘devo max’ in SNP’s moderate independence plans

SNP strategists believe there will be no need for a “devo max” option in the referendum if they can make independence appear as reasonable...

SCOTLAND’S FUTURE – THE WHITE PAPER

The White Paper - a substantial document So now we know - or at least those who are willing to wade through 670 pages of...