Alex Salmond outlines the Scottish clubgolf initiative

– This is the text of an article by Scottish first minister Alex Salmond which first appeared in the Sunday Mail. On the last...

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Tories' slim election hopes in Glasgow hit by self-inflicted problems

Conservative ambitions in Glasgow have been on the slide for more than 50 years – so much so that they are now as low...

Salmond sees ‘remarkable similarities’ between Scotland and Qatar

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Government slammed by own advisers over green failures

By Rob Edwards Scottish ministers have been condemned by their own expert advisers for failing to meet most of their targets for cutting pollution and...

Council accused over Trump school sponsorship

By Rob Edwards Aberdeenshire Council has been accused of breaking its own rules on commercial sponsorship by allowing Donald Trump to fund sport and nature...

Why Caesar's wife means David Cameron has to resign

David Cameron’s big pal, Boris Johnson, is fond of breaking out classical aphorisms in his oh-so-loveable foppish way. One that the mayor of London might...

Cameron upbeat on Libya despite the doubts and the ghosts of Iraq

“May I congratulate the Prime Minister on his breathtaking degree of courage and leadership”… David Cameron looked positively prime ministerial as members of the Commons...

Sketch: Aggravated burgery steals the show

Burgers and milk came up – as it were – during this week's instalment of First Minister's Questions in Parliament. All of which appetite-spoiling...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 8th March 2014

Flags of Norway and Iceland I wondered why the Norwegian and the Icelandic flags were flying in the strong wind blowing off the Solway Firth....