Shock new poll puts Labour and the Tories at level pegging for Holyrood election

Labour’s collapse in Scotland has left them neck and neck with the Conservatives exactly three months before the Scottish Parliamentary elections, ...

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Deal on new Scottish powers could be postponed until after Holyrood election

John Swinney has been accused of making “ludicrous” demands as a deal to secure more powers for Holyrood suffered another major setback.

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Income tax rise proposal voted down at Holyrood

Proposals to increase income tax in Scotland by 1p above the rate of the rest of the UK have been rejected at Holyrood.

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Liverpool University puzzled by surgeon Sam Eljamel’s CV claim

A scandal-hit former Tayside surgeon is being investigated by a top UK university as he continues to jet around the globe on speaking engagements.

Polar explorer pays tribute to Antarctic adventurer Henry Worsley

A Stonehaven man who completed a solo trek to the South Pole earlier this month has said he is “absolutely crushed” over the death of fellow ...

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Former Conservative cabinet minister Cecil Parkinson dies after battle with cancer

Former cabinet minister Lord Parkinson has died aged 84 after a long battle with cancer, his family has announced.

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Ulster bakers say request for gay marriage cake contradicted their religious beliefs

Christian bakery owners found guilty of discriminating against a gay man have said they are appealing against the court ruling to protect all family ...

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BT confirm national outage, but insist no evidence of “malicious attack”

A national internet outage has caused problems for people throughout Tayside and Fife.

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“National treasure” Sir Terry Wogan dies at 77

Sir Terry Wogan, hailed as a "national treasure", has died aged 77 after suffering from cancer.

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MoD accused of deadly chemicals cover-up

The Ministry of Defence has been accused of a cover-up over claims RAF workers were exposed to deadly chemicals.