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Alex Salmond's dance of the seven veils - Click on Wales

Alex Salmond's dance of the seven veils - Click on Wales | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Everything the First Minister does right now is geared towards the twin goals of maximising support for Yes in the referendum and keeping the SNP in power in Holyrood. Indeed, the raft ...
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Schools told to increase use of Scots language in lessons

SCHOOLS have been urged to increase the use of the Scots language as part of a wider drive to improve literacy.
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Sturgeon: we'll split Labour to impose our policies on Miliband

Sturgeon: we'll split Labour to impose our policies on Miliband | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has revealed how the SNP will seek to split Labour to impose SNP policy on a minority Ed Miliband government after the election.
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Playing the anti-Scotland card is Cameron’s desperate last resort | Seumas Milne

Playing the anti-Scotland card is Cameron’s desperate last resort | Seumas Milne | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scaremongering about the SNP is an attempt to divert attention from Britain’s fundamental choiceSo now we know the last Tory trick in their book. They’ve tried all the standard pre-election routines. We’ve had promises of tax cuts, naturally.
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Miliband rules out any new Scottish independence referendum

Miliband rules out any new Scottish independence referendum | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Labour leader's intervention came as the former prime minister John Major warned that the SNP was 'merely waiting for a good excuse to put separation back on the agenda'.
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The SNP is dominating this campaign. Is it going to start affecting party strategy?

The SNP is dominating this campaign. Is it going to start affecting party strategy? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Dan Hodges looks at who won days 20, 20 and 21 of the election campaign
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Election coverage: fewer than one in five politicians featured are female

Election coverage: fewer than one in five politicians featured are female | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Analysis of election coverage in TV and national newspapers shows that just 14% features female politicians, despite three parties being led by women Just 14% – fewer then one in five – of politicians featured in election coverage so far have been...
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SNP 'will get 42 seats,' predicts Nate Silver poll - Scotsman

SNP 'will get 42 seats,' predicts Nate Silver poll - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP are set to win 42 seats in the General Election next month, according to American poll guru Nate Silver.
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Do the SNP's manifesto sums add up?

Do the SNP's manifesto sums add up? | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish National party makes some heroic assumptions about the economy’s potential to grow its way back to financial good health
The SNP manifesto offers everything Labour is offering, plus a bit more, but without the nasty bits.
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Alex Salmond to receive honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow

Alex Salmond to receive honorary doctorate from the University of Glasgow | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alex Salmond is to receive an Honorary Degree of Doctor of the University from the University of Glasgow.
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Sturgeon to launch SNP manifesto for

Sturgeon to launch SNP manifesto for | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon will tomorrow cast the SNP as a party for the entire UK with a manifesto promising her MPs would try to change the UK's welfare system and foreign policy.
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Austerity v Humanity and the Rise and Rise of Nicola Sturgeon

Austerity v Humanity and the Rise and Rise of Nicola Sturgeon | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Nicola Sturgeon, along with Plaid Cymru's Leanne Wood and the Green Party's Natalie Bennett, outlined a vision of hope as an alternative to the conservatism of the mainstream parties, Labour included, who remain prisoners of Thatcherite nostrums to...
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Sturgeon offers Miliband deal to lock out the Tories, warning he will never be forgiven if he refuses

Sturgeon offers Miliband deal to lock out the Tories, warning he will never be forgiven if he refuses | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has made an impassioned plea to Ed Miliband to join the SNP to lock out David Cameron and the Tories from power, warning him that if he refused, then "people will never forgive you".
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Former Labour candidate at Holyrood joins SNP as Sturgeon woos undecided voters

Former Labour candidate at Holyrood joins SNP as Sturgeon woos undecided voters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE SNP has paraded a former Labour candidate for Holyrood as one of its newest members, as the nationalists stepped up their drive to cement a commanding lead in the polls by winning the support of undecided voters.
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Sturgeon interview: Don't confuse me with a rock star - I can't sing

Sturgeon interview: Don't confuse me with a rock star - I can't sing | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TO her excited followers she has become "The Sturgeonator," an unstoppable, super-human champion leading the SNP to previously undreamed of success.
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New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function

New Alzheimer’s treatment fully restores memory function | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound technology that clears the brain of neurotoxic amyloid plaques - structures that are responsible for memory loss and a decline in cognitive function in Alzheimer’s patients. If a...
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'Significant' Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast - BBC News

'Significant' Pictish fort found off Aberdeenshire coast - BBC News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
University of Aberdeen archaeologists discover a "very significant" Pictish fort off the coast of Aberdeenshire.
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Top Labour candidate David Lammy tells ITV News an SNP deal is possible - ITV News

Top Labour candidate David Lammy tells ITV News an SNP deal is possible - ITV News | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Video report by ITV News' Chris Ship
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Steve Bell on the Scottish National party – cartoon

Steve Bell on the Scottish National party – cartoon | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A bit like a new volcanic island whose molten rock can still be reshaped, the SNP under Nicola Sturgeon has adapted faster than others to the strange new environment of minority government
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Why do women in Scotland vote? Because the referendum taught us that politics ... - The Independent

Why do women in Scotland vote? Because the referendum taught us that politics ... - The Independent | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Last week we got to see three strong female leaders in Leaders’ Debate offer an alternative, articulate vision of how politics could be. "Didn’t the girls do well?" was the general tone of the commentariat.
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SNP manifesto 2015 – key points

SNP manifesto 2015 – key points | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The Guardian’s Scotland correspondent Libby Brooks on the highlights of the Scottish National party’s pledges and what they mean for any coalition talks Related: Conservatives election manifesto 2015 - the key points NHS - vote for an increase in...
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Think Nicola Sturgeon has risen from nowhere? Think again | Lesley Riddoch

Think Nicola Sturgeon has risen from nowhere? Think again | Lesley Riddoch | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The political commentators in London might still be acclimatising to Sturgeon, but we Scots have had a good view of her abilities for over a decadeIf Carlsberg did manifestos, they’d have a launch like this.
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Increase in rickets linked to overuse of sunscreen - Scotsman

Increase in rickets linked to overuse of sunscreen - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A CHILD health expert has warned that parents worried about skin cancer are partly to blame for an increase in cases of childhood rickets.
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Jim Murphy on track for heavy defeat to SNP - poll

Jim Murphy on track for heavy defeat to SNP - poll | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Labour leader Jim Murphy and election campaign chief Douglas ­Alexander are poised to lose their seats as the surge in SNP support intensifies, a poll has found.
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Wee Ginger Dug: Jim will be swatted from history by voters

Wee Ginger Dug: Jim will be swatted from history by voters | My Scotland | Scoop.it
POOR Jim Murphy, it’s been a rough week. Even BBC Scotland couldn’t avoid a mention of his troubles ...
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