Iain Gray's speech to the Scottish Labour spring conference

The address given by Iain Gray to the Scottish Labour spring conference held in Glasgow, 19 March 2011. Conference, thank you. And thank you to...

Rise of the OAP – Older, Active Protestor

The Scots have long had a reputation for being a slightly awkward bunch. A new survey claims that older Scots in particular deserve that...

Labour to ‘ignore’ SNP during General Election

Labour is to adopt the controversial strategy of ignoring the SNP completely during the General Election campaign in Scotland, Jim Murphy, the Scottish...

Tsunami warning after Chile hit by devastating earthquake

A devastating earthquake measuring 8.8 on the Richter scale has hit Chile, triggering a tsunami warning for Chile and Peru and a tsunami watch...

The submarine reactor risks the MoD didn't want you to know about

by Rob Edwards The reactors that power all the nuclear submarines on the Clyde are twice as likely to suffer catastrophic accidents as are US...

Diary: Mixing your messages can lead to hangovers

How about this for mixed messages? Last month the Scottish Government announced plans to restrict what we eat and drink, including a proposal to impose...

Moore says Calman on track despite SNP opposition

The Scottish Secretary, Michael Moore, insisted today that plans to give the Scottish Parliament major new tax powers were on track despite the opposition...

Tories lay out terms for budget support

John Swinney will be told this week to introduce a raft of savings including an end to free prescriptions and a public sector recruitment...

Annabel Goldie steps down as Scottish Conservative leader

Annabel Goldie became the third leadership casualty of this election this afternoon when she announced she was standing down as Scottish Conservative leader. Miss Goldie...

Scottsh Election: Labour and Lib Dems taking one hell of a beating early on

3am update As the pundits painfully and relentlessly tell us: "It's early days," but the SNP are having a great night. Labour and the Lib Dems...