Owen Smith MP

Is Owen Smith a Neil Kinnock Mark II?

25 July 2016

Would Owen Smith's 'soft left' plan for Labour see a rerun of the Kinnock years for the party?     

Police Scotland by Ian Britton

Scottish Police Federation says public are being misled over policing cuts

21 July 2016

Scottish Police Federation general secretary says the police service is being "strangled of the very capability to do what the public expects"

Dan Jarvis

Labour big hitters staying out of leadership contest

19 July 2016

Big name Labour figures talked-up as potential party leaders may be staying out of leadership contest to avoid being tarnished by bitter feuding   

Paul Grice

Sir Paul Grice on the story of the Scottish Parliament so far

15 July 2016

The chief executive of the Scottish Parliament looks back at how far the Scottish Parliament has come

Nicola Sturgeon

Exclusive: Nicola Sturgeon reflects on the future of the Scottish Parliament

11 July 2016

At the start of the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, reflects on devolution so far

Circus show Edinburgh Festival Fringe, by edinburghblog

Edinburgh Culture Summit gets £50K UK Government grant

26 July 2016

International summit backed by Scottish and UK governments will look at how culture can empower communities 

Andy Murray adidas miCoach

Andy Murray becomes digital health ambassador

22 July 2016

Tennis star Andy Murray to promote digital health solutions in formal role at Scotland's Digital Health and Care Institute

Andy Murray adidas miCoach

Andy Murray becomes digital health ambassador

22 July 2016

Tennis star Andy Murray to promote digital health solutions in formal role at Scotland's Digital Health and Care Institute

Doctors

Ethnic minority doctors face barriers to career progression, says General Medical Council

22 July 2016

GMC research into exams and recruitment data reveals "unconscious bias" holding back black and minority ethnic doctors

Police Scotland by Ian Britton

Call for councils to have greater say over local policing

25 July 2016

Think tank calls for local councils to be given a greater say over policing in Scotland  

Domestic abuse

Number of Scots electronically tagged for domestic abuse crimes on the rise

25 July 2016

The number of people electronically tagged after being convicted of domestic abuse more than doubled in five years, new figures showed.    

Solar panels

SNP accuses UK government of “relentless and sustained assault” on renewable sector

25 July 2016

Solar Trade Association reports finds that more than 12,000 jobs have been lost as a result of Tory subsidy cuts

Offshore wind

Vattenfall announces £300m renewable investment in European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre

22 July 2016

Green campaigners welcomed the news but the Trump Organisation said it will lodge formal written objections

BT

Ofcom recommends Openreach be made ‘legally separate’ from BT

26 July 2016

Ofcom has ruled that Openreach should have its own board, but stopped short of calling for a sell off by the BT Group

Solar panels

SNP accuses UK government of “relentless and sustained assault” on renewable sector

25 July 2016

Solar Trade Association reports finds that more than 12,000 jobs have been lost as a result of Tory subsidy cuts