A MAJOR reform designed to place ministers under greater scrutiny has been announced amid growing concerns MSPs are failing to hold the Scottish Government to account.
JIM Murphy will launch his campaign to become leader of Scottish Labour today by apologising for his party's failure to listen to voters.
Current proposals for televised debates in the build-up to the general election are "unacceptable", Nicola Sturgeon has said
MORE than 14,000 submissions have been made to the commission set up to discuss further devolution to the Scottish Parliament.
Train drivers' union Aslef has given its backing to Neil Findlay in the race to become the next Scottish Labour leader.
The hunt for a new top team to revive the ailing Scottish Labour Party has officially started, with nominations now open for the posts of leader and deputy leader north of the border.
Two-thirds of Scots want another independence referendum to be held in the next 10 years while more than half think a vote on the country's future should take place within just five years, a new poll has revealed.
Labour's Scottish infighting has spilled out in social media as peers traded late-night tweets.
The SNP have held a council seat in North Ayrshire at a by-election.
Labour leadership frontrunner Jim Murphy has pledged to end Labour's losing streak as a poll says the number of MPs in Scotland could be slashed from 41 to four at next year's General Election.
SUPPORTERS of equal marriage have been dubbed "equality Nazis" by Ukip's MEP for Scotland David Coburn, who said it amounted to "rubbing people's noses in the dirt".
JIM Murphy has vowed he will not be pushed around by London and will be in sole charge of Labour in Scotland if his leadership bid succeeds.
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THE head of a high-profile Government probe into historic child abuse has resigned after victims told her they had no confidence in her inquiry.
THE UK's net contribution to the European Union soared to £11.3 billion in 2013, an increase of £2.7bn from the previous year, according to official statistics.
Ed Miliband will today pledge to replace the House of Lords with an American-style directly-elected senate representing the UK's nations and regions.