Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £1.3 billion package of support for the oil and gas industry in his final Budget before the general election while saying an independent Scotland “would never have been able to afford” the measures.
Sir, Within minutes of talking to Alex Salmond on September 18, David Cameron moved the goalposts. The famous “vow” (or was it “bribe”?) turned into a conditional theory. Then the Labour leader stated he would honour the pledge to Scotland’s people; he just wouldn’t be drawn on the century in which that would occur.
The man accused of murdering tragic Perthshire pensioner Jenny Methven claimed her son was responsible for her death despite his defence counsel admitting William Kean's DNA ''signature'' was all over the crime scene.