The Defence Secretary said "now is not the time to start rethinking" the UK's nuclear deterrent, on his first visit to the Clyde naval base where it is stationed.
FIVE protesters from the anti-nuclear group Trident Ploughshares have been arrested after painting on a fence at the Faslane naval base.
JIM Murphy's election as the leader of the Scottish Labour Party may prove to be a turning point not only in the fortunes of his party, but also in the general direction of travel of our best politicians.
There was a surge to nationalists - both Scottish and Welsh - in the latest council by-elections.
Ministers have been pressed to reveal more about the hunt for a foreign submarine off the west coast of Scotland.