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Police investigate allegations of sex abuse at Catholic boarding school

Police investigate allegations of sex abuse at Catholic boarding school | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former pupil claims monks at closed boys' school Fort Augustus Abbey committed 'systematic, brutal, awful torture'
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The Scotsman cartoon: Income tax powers - Scotsman

The Scotsman cartoon: Income tax powers - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
ALISTAIR Darling warned that handing full power over income tax to Holyrood would increase borrowing costs for the entire UK.
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Nicola Sturgeon to crack down on major landowners - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon to crack down on major landowners - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has unveiled plans for a major crackdown on Scotland’s leading ­landowners, including the prospect of ­enforced sell-offs, as she set out her first programme for government.
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Smith Commission: Few welfare or taxation powers to be devolved

Smith Commission: Few welfare or taxation powers to be devolved | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP said to be 'disappointed' ahead of publication of report on further devolution.
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Alex Salmond is a paranoid loser, former BBC chief hits back at former FM

Alex Salmond is a paranoid loser, former BBC chief hits back at former FM | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SIR Christopher Bland blasted the former First Minister over his attack on the corporation in Monday's Daily Record and told him he had no right to "insult the BBC".
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Scotland in Transition

Scotland in Transition | My Scotland | Scoop.it
By Christopher Silver As Alex Salmond stepped out of the political limelight last weekend, I was reminded of a rare encounter with a middle class, conservative, yes voter during the referendum. Our...
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Britain's richest MP wants to gag press and prevent stories which might embarrass politicians

Britain's richest MP wants to gag press and prevent stories which might embarrass politicians | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Richard Benyon called for changes, stating “we need to make sure that the Act is there for what it is designed to do” rather than “raking up political ammunition”
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Perthshire hotel named on global 'must-stay' list - Scotsman

Perthshire hotel named on global 'must-stay' list - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A HIGHLAND hotel has made it on to a global list of 28 unique places “to stay at before you die.”
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We must match SNP for energy, claims Murphy

We must match SNP for energy, claims Murphy | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTTISH Labour needs to reclaim its identity as the party of working people and prove it can be as optimistic as the SNP, a hustings between potential leaders of the party has heard.
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Indyref vote claims: police continue to quiz Ruth Davidson

Indyref vote claims: police continue to quiz Ruth Davidson | My Scotland | Scoop.it
POLICE are continuing to quiz Scottish Tory Party leader Ruth Davidson in connection with allegations pro-Union campaigners illegally counted postal votes in the weeks before independence referendum ballots closed.
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Holyrood vote to be given to 16-year-olds for first time

Holyrood vote to be given to 16-year-olds for first time | My Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Smith Commission will this week pave the way for 16 and 17-year-olds to vote in all Holyrood elections, possibly even the next one in 2016, party insiders have indicated.
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£14bn plan to share Scots water with England

£14bn plan to share Scots water with England | My Scotland | Scoop.it
IT IS a multi-billion pound plan designed to route fresh Scottish water to the rose gardens, cricket grounds and farms of England’s parched south-east.
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Dirty tricks row over Labour leadership voting booklet

Dirty tricks row over Labour leadership voting booklet | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Jim Murphy was last night dragged into claims of dirty tricks in an increasingly fierce Scottish Labour leadership contest, after facts which could have helped his main opponent were not supplied to voters.
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Scotland should control income tax, says Smith Commission - reaction: Politics Live blog

Scotland should control income tax, says Smith Commission - reaction: Politics Live blog | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Rolling coverage of the Smith Commission report, saying Scotland should have control over income tax, with reaction and analysisSmith Commission report in full (pdf)Smith Commission says Scotland should control £14bn in tax and welfare...
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Nicola Sturgeon: People are key to our plans - Scotsman

Nicola Sturgeon: People are key to our plans - Scotsman | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA STURGEON has vowed to put people at the centre of her plans for the next year of government.
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Save the Children staff furious over 'morally reprehensible' award for Tony Blair - Telegraph

Save the Children staff furious over 'morally reprehensible' award for Tony Blair - Telegraph | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Staff complain that the charity's reputation is damaged by the 'global legacy award' given to the former prime minster
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Gordon Brown to stand down as MP, reports say

Gordon Brown to stand down as MP, reports say | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Former prime minister is said to be ready to announce his departure from parliament after key Scottish referendum roleFormer prime minister Gordon Brown is preparing to announce that he is standing down as an MP, reports say.
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Alex Salmond: "The rocks will melt with the sun" before we allow tuition fees

Alex Salmond: "The rocks will melt with the sun" before we allow tuition fees | My Scotland | Scoop.it
SNP leader promises Scottish students will be protected if his party stays in power.
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Darling warns devolving income tax to Scotland would be a mistake | LabourList

Darling warns devolving income tax to Scotland would be a mistake | LabourList | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Alistair Darling, former Chancellor and the person who headed up the Better Together campaign, has said that powers over income tax should not be completely
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Veteran SNP MSP predicts a second referendum in 2017

Veteran SNP MSP predicts a second referendum in 2017 | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A VETERAN SNP MSP ­yesterday predicted a second independence ­referendum in 2017.
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Unveiled: The National, Scotland's only pro-indy daily

Unveiled: The National, Scotland's only pro-indy daily | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Full details of a new daily, pro-independence newspaper, The National, were officially released today.
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Sturgeon seeks 100,000 SNP members

Sturgeon seeks 100,000 SNP members | My Scotland | Scoop.it
NICOLA Sturgeon has set her sights on reaching 100,000 members for the SNP by next year's General Election after appearing in front of a sell-out crowd at a rally in Glasgow.
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Taxpayers to fund hundreds of fracking boreholes across the country

Taxpayers to fund hundreds of fracking boreholes across the country | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Drilling of holes to monitor ground movement and water pollution slammed as an attempt to dupe public over shale gas safety
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Revealed: MoD's new multi-million pound Trident deal with America

Revealed: MoD's  new multi-million  pound Trident  deal with America | My Scotland | Scoop.it
A£37 million deal has been struck by Westminster with the US government for a dozen huge new Trident missile launchers more than a year before the UK parliament decides if the nuclear weapons system should be renewed.
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Rich-poor gulf shames us

Rich-poor gulf shames us | My Scotland | Scoop.it
Two women made two very ­different statements this week that speak volumes about the gulf in society that the Westminster ­coalition government's austerity policies have created.
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