PROTESTERS have pledged to step up their campaign of action against plans to drill for methane in the central belt.
A CANDIDATE who campaigned dressed as a penguin received more votes in yesterday's elections than the Liberal Democrat he stood against.
As Labour and the SNP struggled to spin yesterday's local election results, one thing was not in doubt: it was a good day for penguins.
ALEX Salmond last night claimed victory in the local council elections despite failing to take control of Glasgow, his prime target.
Scotland is the least democratic nation in the developed world when it comes to local elections, claims a report published today by Scotland's left-wing think-tank, the Jimmy Reid Foundation.