SNP dragged off the fence reluctantly in pensions dispute

The SNP government found itself unwittingly dragged into the pensions dispute today when it emerged that ministers had suggested a range of options to...

TV debate sketch: tough on chefs and the causes of chefs

Leaving aside Scotland for the moment, let's look at the second televised leaders' debate, which saw Broon resume his obsession with keeping foreign chefs...

Scottish average house price up by 6.3%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has increased by 6.3% to £151,982 as the volume of sales in...

18 pieces of technology destined for the scrap heap and four that might not...

Sony's announcement that it was ceasing production of floppy disks was only surprising in the sense of: “I never knew anybody was still making...

Opinion: Only bold ambition helps meet rising demand

By Martin Sime Organisations across the third sector are fighting the seemingly impossible battle of continuing to meet growing demand for high-quality services despite substantial...

Sailing, football and the arts – all in the service of city promotion

By John Knox Spare a thought for the 18-strong crew of Edinburgh City Council’s ocean-going yacht now thrashing their way across the Pacific and soon...

INDEPENDENCE WEEK?

The Capital of a future independent Scotland? This is the week when the long-awaited White Paper on Scottish Independence - all 650 pages of it...

Number of house sales up 15%

In the latest four week period available the Scottish average house price has increased by 6.9% to £151,627 as the volume of sales in...

Labour candidate says Brown is worst PM ever

Please take part in our pre-election online focus group Just when Gordon Brown had rallied his party after last week’s dreadful “bigoted woman” gaffe, he...

SHORTAGE OF CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY MANAGERS

Shortage of Managerial Skills a Problem A report from the Scottish Building Federation (SBF) suggests that the construction industry is facing a shortage of suitably...