Theresa May

In full: Theresa May's speech on Brexit

17 January 2017

Read Theresa May's speech outlining her 12-point vision for Brexit in full here.

UK and European flag

The Brexit waiting game

16 January 2017

As Theresa May prepares to outline her plans for Brexit this week, will that be the end to the uncertainty?

Ruth Davidson

Ruth Davidson on poverty

30 December 2016

The final chapter of our poverty-related Q&A with the party leaders is with Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson

Internet - credit Conor Lawless

New media - now protecting the establishment instead of democracy

17 January 2017

When the new media backs the establishment, it can't be called 'alternative' any more, writes Tom Freeman

Tech 100 Industry

Tech 100: What government can do to help tech

16 January 2017

Farrpoint co-founder Andrew Muir and Hutchinson Networks CTO Stephen Hampton feature in the latest Tech 100 instalment

David Thomson

Associate feature: Securing the best future for food and drink

16 January 2017

David Thomson, CEO of Food and Drink Federation Scotland, on growing the food and drink sector

Maternity leave directive

Maternity is the front line of NHS centralisation

13 January 2017

As Glasgow's super hospital turns away women in labour, why would you shrink local services? 

Iain Green 374

Sketch: Meet Jeremy Corbyn mark 2

13 January 2017

The New Year brought the launch of the new freewheelin' Jeremy Corbyn - so how will it go?

Stirling

Stirling to become Scotland’s fourth ‘gigabit city’

18 January 2017

A deal that will see public buildings and businesses in Stirling able to access broadband speeds of up to a gigabit was announced this week

child poverty

Scottish children living in temporary accommodation increased by 17 per cent in a year

17 January 2017

Homelessness statistics also show homelessness assistance applications dropped by three per cent

Nursery by Emily Goodstein

Extra early years graduates for poorest areas promised

18 January 2017

Scottish Government pledges £1.5m for extra early years staff in deprived areas

Education and Skills Committee

‘Urgent’ improvements needed at SQA and Education Scotland say MSPs

18 January 2017

MSPs on the Education and Skills Committee report concerns over roles of top education quangos

Accident and emergency

A&E performance dips in Scotland

18 January 2017

First week of 2017 sees A&E departments miss four-hour treatment target

Traffic jam in London during Olympic protest

Air pollution in Scotland is a “public health crisis”, says Friends of the Earth

16 January 2017

There are now 38 pollution zones where safety standards for air quality are regularly broken, an increase of five compared to last year

Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London

UK Government to investigate Scottish limited partnerships

16 January 2017

The UK Government has announced a review of limited partnerships following allegations that some in Scotland are being used for criminal purposes

MPs and peers launch inquiry into cyber threats facing UK

16 January 2017

The Joint Committee on National Cyber Security Strategy will assess how prepared the UK Government in the area of cyber security

Traffic jam in London during Olympic protest

Air pollution in Scotland is a “public health crisis”, says Friends of the Earth

16 January 2017

There are now 38 pollution zones where safety standards for air quality are regularly broken, an increase of five compared to last year

Roseanna Cunningham

Roseanna Cunningham: Brexit puts Scotland's environment at risk

13 January 2017

The Scottish Government's third draft Climate Change Plan is expected to be published on Thursday

Malcolm Buchanan RBS

EXCLUSIVE: RBS looks to EU banking licenses amid Brexit uncertainty

18 January 2017

RBS Scotland board chairman says its European banking licenses could afford the bank some flexibility after Brexit