SCOTTISH Labour have narrowed the gap on the SNP in the battle for Holyrood votes, according to a new poll.
ALEX Salmond has come under fire over his flagship independence pledge after new figures showed the cost of providing childcare for all one-to four-year-olds would top £1billion.
THERE was what we in the politics trade refer to as a mixed message during the ritual FMQs spat about expanding childcare and how to pay for it.
TRIBUTES to Nelson Mandela have poured in from across Scotland, with church leaders and politicians praising the anti-apartheid icon's courage and influence.
Three people injured in the helicopter crash in Glasgow remain in intensive care in hospital, Scotland's First Minister has said.