Legal advice on Scotland’s status following a ‘yes’ vote to independence has suggested it may have to apply for membership of international organisations including the European Union and the United Nations.
A female politician elected to her national parliament for a small left-liberal party, balancing her political career with her commitments as a mother, and holding a strong belief in Scandinavian social democracy, was at Edinburgh’s Filmhouse just...
Once dismissed as fringe players and described by David Cameron, in a quote that has truly come back to haunt him, as “fruitcakes, loonies and closet racists”, UKIP is fast becoming the one the PM has to watch.
Ministers have downplayed the health risk of the tainted meat scandal. Both UK and Scottish ministers have said the issue of horsemeat being found in products marketed as beef is an issue of labelling and not public health.