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The Bojo factor: why Boris Johnson always comes out smelling of roses

27 September 2018

Despite a history of social faux pas and controversial comments, Johnson somehow manages to preserve his popularity

All college and university staff given new resource to help them support victims of gender based violence

27 September 2018

The new information cards are supported by the mother of Emily Drouet, who committed suicide after being the victim of a campaign of gender based violence 

Scotland’s water regulator issues warning over risk of E. coli in private supplies

27 September 2018

Although around 200,000 people rely on a private supplies for their drinking water, some samples were found to receive little or no treatment

Cupar named as the first ‘digital improvement district’ in Scotland

26 September 2018

The trial, which will introduce town centre WiFi, a ‘digital brand’ and website for the town, will be used as a potential model for other parts of Scotland in future the expansion of ‘smart towns...

Teenage drinking levels plummet

26 September 2018

WHO study led by St Andrews University records dramatic fall in numbers of teenagers drinking across northern Europe

Jeremy Corbyn: Labour can rebuild the country

26 September 2018

Writing exclusively for Holyrood ahead of his speech to conference in Liverpool, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn says Scotland doesn't have to accept austerity

Jeremy Corbyn vows to end 'greed is good' capitalism

26 September 2018

Jeremy Corbyn is set to focus on the economy in his keynote speech to Labour conference

Theresa May promises to make UK ‘low tax haven of Europe’

26 September 2018

Theresa May to tell American businesses Britain will cut corporation tax after Brexit

Universities launch new initiative aimed at training 100,000 people in data skills

25 September 2018

 The £661m Data-Driven Innovation initiative, launched by Edinburgh and Heriot-Watt universities, will aim to transform Edinburgh and the surrounding area into the ‘data capital of Europe’...

Conservative MSP Miles Briggs cleared of sexual harassment

25 September 2018

Rape Crisis Scotland has criticised the Scottish Conservative ‘intimidating and inappropriate’ investigation into the allegations against Briggs

Richard Leonard: Andy Kerr Catholic comment ‘completely unacceptable’

25 September 2018

Scottish Labour leader Richard Leonard slams party official who made jokey comment about Catholics from main stage at conference in Liverpool