Alex Salmond

Saturday 23 August 2014

SIR Ian Wood, rather predictably, avers that North Sea oil is draining away and that before long, he suggests, somewhat illogically, Scotland will "in 20, 30 or 40 years time" be forced to import fracked gas from England ("Salmond faces grilling after tycoon warns oil running out", The Herald, August 21).

Saturday 23 August 2014

OIL forecasts used by the Scottish Government to support its case for independence are "aspirational" and unlikely to be realised, a senior industry figure has warned.

Saturday 23 August 2014

Scotland's First Minister has accepted a nomination from actor James McAvoy to take part in the ice bucket challenge.

Friday 22 August 2014

PROFESSOR Joseph Stiglitz predicts that the UK would abandon resistance to a sterling currency union with Scotland, even though the Government of the UK and the main political parties at Westminster are united in professing opposition to such a structure ("UK will cave in on sterling pact, claims SNP expert", The Herald, August 21).