AN independent Scotland would have two choices on currency, one of which - using the pound informally and refusing to share any of the burden of the UK national debt - would be a "pretty attractive option", an adviser to Alex Salmond has said.
Nationalist MSP Joan McAlpine has been cleared of wrongdoing following accusations she breached parliamentary rules over expenses.
A Nationalist MSP has referred herself to Holyrood's presiding officer to consider if she breached parliamentary rules over expenses amid allegations over her private life.
New legislation allowing artworks from the Burrell Collection to be go on display abroad will help put Scotland on the international stage, the Culture Secretary said.
One of the most important functions of art is to offer a voice to an essential but otherwise neglected constituency within the culture, by which I mean the dead.