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SNP makes MoD 'backtrack' claim

SNP makes MoD 'backtrack' claim | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The SNP claims the Ministry of Defence could be set to go back on key defence commitments to Scotland.
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Scotland's armed police 'stop' drink drivers

Scotland's armed police 'stop' drink drivers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Armed officers used more than 1,600 times despite Sir Stephen House saying they would not be deployed on non-life threatening incidents
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The leader interviews: Nicola Sturgeon, SNP - video

The leader interviews: Nicola Sturgeon, SNP - video | My Scotland | Scoop.it
In the first of our pre-election interviews with party leaders, the SNP's Nicola Sturgeon says that a deal could be reached with Labour after the vote despite fundamental differences over Britain's renewal of its nuclear arsenal.
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Projected SNP landslide could see it form part of next UK government

Projected SNP landslide could see it form part of next UK government | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish National party’s predicted 56 seats make David Cameron’s chances of remaining in No 10 slimmer than ever before
Scotland – if Lord Ashcroft’s polling is replicated on election day – would end up with an Scottish National party landslide.
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Scottish tactical voting campaigns launch over SNP landslide fears

Scottish tactical voting campaigns launch over SNP landslide fears | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Activists say people who voted no to independence in September are concerned by the threat predicted SNP gains at the general election pose to the union A series of grassroots campaigns on tactical voting are being launched across Scotland with the...
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Blair dips in his pocket to give Labour's target seat campaigns £106,000

Blair dips in his pocket to give Labour's target seat campaigns £106,000 | My Scotland | Scoop.it
TONY Blair has donated £1000 to Labour's election campaigns in each of its 106 battleground target seats north and south of the border in an attempt to rebalance the campaign spending gap with the Tories.
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Jim Murphy and David Mundell in fight to hold seats

Jim Murphy and David Mundell in fight to hold seats | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Lord Ashcroft's polling shows the Scottish Labour leader and the Tories' only Scottish MP are in a knife-edge battle to hold their seats, while the SNP is on course to take Gordon Brown's constituency.
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SNP 'poised to take Brown's seat'

SNP 'poised to take Brown's seat' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Gordon Brown's parliamentary seat is set to be claimed by the SNP at the general election, according to polling by Tory peer Lord Ashcroft. Labour is on cour...
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SNP to wipe out Labour vote in Scotland, Lord Ashcroft poll reveals

SNP to wipe out Labour vote in Scotland, Lord Ashcroft poll reveals | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Danny Alexander and Douglas Alexander will both no longer be MPs after General Election, according to bombshell poll by former Tory donor Lord Ashcroft
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Scottish independence: Alex Salmond to publish book

Scottish independence: Alex Salmond to publish book | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALEX Salmond is to publish his memoirs this month in a book his publishers said would tell the “compelling inside story” of the independence referendum campaign. (via: trendolizer.com)
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SNP attacks Scottish Labour leader's tuition fees pledge

SNP attacks Scottish Labour leader's tuition fees pledge | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy, who backed fees policy under Tony Blair, accused of hypocrisy for saying Labour would keep university tuition free in Scotland Jim Murphy has been accused of “shameless hypocrisy” after he announced that university tuition would remain...
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Murphy: I'm not a 'Westminster politician' | PoliticsHome.com

Murphy: I'm not a 'Westminster politician' | PoliticsHome.com | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Labour leader Jim Murphy has strongly denied that he is a “Westminster politician”.
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Public services could face the axe in Scotland

Public services could face the axe in Scotland | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The impact of years of austerity is now poised to hit home on local services across Scotland with many facing the axe or increased charges, a new report has warned.
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Apple and HBO 'in talks over streaming partnership'

Apple and HBO 'in talks over streaming partnership' | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Apple TV streaming service is set to be partner in the launch of HBO Now next month bringing premium shows to viewers without a cable subscription Apple is reportedly in talks with HBO to bring Game of Thrones and the premium cable service’s other...
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'Declaration of Arbroath' plaque found in Easthaven - Scotsman

'Declaration of Arbroath' plaque found in Easthaven - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A POTENTIALLY centuries-old carving that may depict Robert the Bruce found lying in a pile of old fisherman’s equipment has sparked a mystery in a Scots fishing village.
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PM faces being 'empty-chaired' as TV debates are expected to go ahead

PM faces being 'empty-chaired' as TV debates are expected to go ahead | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Broadcasters say they won’t let one party dictate the terms, adding they may have legal grounds to show empty pulpit where David Cameron should be Broadcasters are expected to press ahead with the TV election debates and believe they have legal...
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Major Warns Of Labour Coalition With SNP

Major Warns Of Labour Coalition With SNP | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former Prime Minister Sir John Major has urged Ed Miliband to rule out governing with the SNP in order to protect the United Kingdom. The ex-Tory leader said the nationalists would enter any deal with the "overriding aim" of "prising a...
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Youth given the chance to have their say in MSYP elections

Youth given the chance to have their say in MSYP elections | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Young people across North Lanarkshire have the chance to make their voice heard by voting in the Scottish Youth Parliament elections which began on Monday.
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Maternity leave minister returns to help SNP avoid ID database defeat

Maternity leave minister returns to help SNP avoid ID database defeat | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Aileen Campbell helps the Scottish Government triumph by 64 votes to 61 in a knife-edge vote on proposals that critics claim create ID cards "by the back door".
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RAF flypast marks 125th birthday of the Forth Bridge

RAF flypast marks 125th birthday of the Forth Bridge | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A flypast by an RAF Tornado and Spitfire marks the 125th birthday of one of Scotland's most iconic landmarks, the Forth Rail Bridge
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8 things you need to know about the BBC licence fee changes

8 things you need to know about the BBC licence fee changes | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The introduction of a universal flat-rate fee to replace the licence fee is expected to be backed by BBC Director General Lord Hall later today.
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CND snapshot of Labour election hopefuls shows three-quarters oppose renewing Trident

CND snapshot of Labour election hopefuls shows three-quarters oppose renewing Trident | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A SURVEY that shows three out of four of Labour's General Election candidates oppose the renewal of Trident has raised SNP hopes of scrapping Britain's nuclear deterrent should the Nationalists hold the balance of power after May 7.
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Labour and Tory bigwigs say 'don't vote tactically', but something's stirring in the political undergrowth

Labour and Tory bigwigs say 'don't vote tactically', but something's stirring in the political undergrowth | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Grassroots supporters of the Union won't be dissuaded from taking a tactical approach to the general election
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Watchdog: SNP plan for super-database could create national ID number for every Scot

Watchdog: SNP plan for super-database could create national ID number for every Scot | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK's privacy watchdog has warned that plans to create a 'super ID database' may lead to the creation of a national identity number for every Scot by default.
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Nicola Sturgeon economic strategy 'ignores' new powers

Nicola Sturgeon economic strategy 'ignores' new powers | My Scotland | Scoop.it
The First Minister unveils a new long-term plan to increase Scotland's competitiveness but fails to spell out how she will use a swathe of new tax powers.
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