THE exchange was short and a little unpleasant.
SCOTLAND'S new Education Secretary has pledged to listen to the views of those working in nurseries, schools, colleges and universities as she faces the "many challenges" that lie ahead.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has held the first meeting of the new Scottish Cabinet.
ONE of the big surprises of Nicola Sturgeon's new Cabinet was the appointment of Falkirk MSP Michael Matheson to the justice portfolio.
NICOLA Sturgeon has been hailed by equality campaigners for "shattering one of the toughest glass ceilings in public life" after unveiling Scotland's first Cabinet that boasts an equal number of men and women.