ALEX Salmond has been rapped by a watchdog for claiming politicians in Westminster interfered to skew key economic data.
NICOLA Sturgeon's first Programme for Government included a dozen bills and a wide-ranging package of policy announcements.
A WIDE-RANGING package of tax and welfare powers for the Scottish Parliament will be unveiled today when the Smith Commission publishes the results of its cross-party talks on devolution.
Holyrood is to be handed new responsibilities over income tax and welfare as part of a deal on devolution drawn up in the aftermath of the Scottish independence referendum.
Civic institutions, unions and business organisations have welcomed many of the recommendations for further devolution to the Scottish Parliament, although concerns have been raised that they do not go far enough.