SCOTTISH Labour leader Johann Lamont has sought to draw a line under speculation about her future by declaring publicly she will fight on in the role.
The SNP have demanded a place in next year's General Election leaders' debates alongside David Cameron and Ed Miliband.
We learn that the Queen appeared to sound like a cat when David Cameron conveyed the news to her of the result of the referendum last week, ("Cameron breaches royal protocol to reveal how Queen 'purred' at result", The Herald September 24).
David Cameron made a spectacular gaffe this week when a private conversation with billionaire tycoon Michael Bloomberg was overheard and subsequently broadcast.
The SNP has selected the Scottish Government's Finance Secretary and a devolution veteran to fight for extensive new powers for Scotland.