A community council has expressed "shock and anger" at the sacking of a senior Labour councillor who investigated a multi-million-pound deal.
ED Balls has apparently put a post-general election deal between Labour and the SNP back on the table, just weeks after he ruled a coalition out.
SCOTTISH ministers are to stand by a law that guarantees NHS patients a right to prompt treatment, despite a soaring number of breaches leading to accusations that it had become a farce.
BETTING shops are routinely being given the go-ahead despite ministers' pledges to crackdown on controversial fixed odds gambling machines, it has been claimed.
Former Conservative leader William Hague has claimed that a Labour government propped up by the SNP at Westminster would be dangerous and unstable.
ANGER is growing among Scotland's allotment holders over plans they fear will reduce the size of their prized plots.
A press release popped into our in-boxes the other day headed: "Christian Allard réponse à Murdo Fraser." "Oh non," we all thought. "It's in French."
THE Scottish Government aims to spend £880 million per year providing free childcare by the end of the decade, Nicola Sturgeon has revealed in a wide-ranging speech on the power of education.
A ROW has erupted over the future of Scotland's energy supply after it emerged that the owners of the country's last coal-fired power station were poised to pull the plug on the plant.
SCOTTISH ministers have urged their UK counterparts to do more to help tackle persecution of religious minorities around the world.
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Chancellor George Osborne's claim to have halved a £1.7 billion EU surcharge in negotiations in Brussels last year is "not supported by the facts", a report has found.
New powers will be devolved to Wales under "landmark" plans being announced by David Cameron and Nick Clegg ahead of Sunday's St David's Day celebrations.