ACADEMICS have criticised proposed legislation that would transfer sweeping new powers to Holyrood, with one labelling the draft legislation "gobbledegook".
Labour MP for Midlothian David Hamilton has announced he is to stand down at the general election.
Jim Murphy is under increasing pressure to clarify speculation over his future as an MP.
The Tories have launched a new campaign warning of what they call the "nightmare" of a Labour/nationalist coalition at Westminster after May's election.
SCOTTISH Secretary Alistair Carmichael has hit out at George Osborne after the Chancellor questioned the SNP's right to hold the balance of power at Westminster.