Council elections 2017: Scottish Conservatives

19 April 2017

The Tories manifesto for the forthcoming council elections will focus on opposition to a second independence referendum 

More honesty needed in the child protection system

18 April 2017

There is space to examine failure as well as celebrate success, delegates at Holyrood’s child protection event heard

Working model: Scotland’s new employability powers

18 April 2017

The Scottish Government intends to take a different approach to the UK model of employability support with its newly devolved powers

Sketch: Theresa May's search for certainty in an unstable world

21 April 2017

Instability is stability and uncertainty is certainty, but Brexit still just means Brexit

Brexit: an embarrassing time to be British

11 April 2017

Cringing at Brexit jingoism is all very well, but Scotland is just as guilty of 'historical amnesia' when it comes to relating to the world

Food manufacturers are committed to improving the Scottish diet

11 April 2017

Associate feature: David Thomson, CEO of Food and Drink Federation Scotland, on the fight against obesity 

Sketch: Who knew Taking Back Control meant a war with Spain?

7 April 2017

Sketch: How the coming Iberian War will help separate the patriots from the metropolitan elite

UK industrial strategy must consider 'clean cold'

7 April 2017

'Clean cold' could be a launchpad for UK industry to lift off, writes Professor Toby Peters

Nicola Sturgeon to launch SNP council election manifesto

21 April 2017

The SNP leader portrayed the council elections as a “clear choice” between the SNP and the Tories

Council elections 2017: Scottish Conservatives

19 April 2017

The Tories manifesto for the forthcoming council elections will focus on opposition to a second independence referendum 

More honesty needed in the child protection system

18 April 2017

There is space to examine failure as well as celebrate success, delegates at Holyrood’s child protection event heard

Scotland first in UK to approve HIV drug

11 April 2017

Prep approved for use in Scotland by the SMC, prompting trial in England

Food manufacturers are committed to improving the Scottish diet

11 April 2017

Associate feature: David Thomson, CEO of Food and Drink Federation Scotland, on the fight against obesity 

Scottish Parliament Justice Committee backs lifting time limitation on child abuse damages

20 April 2017

The committee has concluded the benefits outweigh the concerns, although notes there are issues for organisations potentially facing large payouts for historic abuse

Strong support for Labour bid to ban fracking in public consultation

19 April 2017

A consultation on banning fracking by Labour MSP Claudia Beamish has had 87 per cent support for the bid

Brexit negotiations will see Government “scale down” focus on climate change, leaked paper suggests

10 April 2017

The comments, part of a speech to diplomats by top Foreign Office official Tim Hitchens, were photographed when a civil servant was reading them on a train

Construction of world's largest floating windfarm to bring 200 jobs to highlands

21 April 2017

Kishorn Dry Dock in the north west highlands will be used for Kincardine Offshore’s development of eight turbines off the coast of Aberdeen