A CONTROVERSIAL bid to start to charge Glasgow residents for bulk uplifts of rubbish has been thrown out by the council leader.
GLASGOW City Council is facing demands to delay until after a local by-election the publication of a "highly politically contentious" report on how the council will be affected by independence.
Alistair Darling has warned that an independent Scotland would lack diplomatic clout in dealing with international crises like Syria.
SCOTLAND'S largest council is proposing setting up a new energy company in a bid to cut fuel poverty, improve the environment and create new jobs.
SCOTLAND'S largest city is renowned for its friendliness, and its recent rebranding under the slogan People Make Glasgow was hailed as encapsulating the spirit of the place.