The Scottish Finance Secretary has insisted the country would be better off independent, despite latest statistics showing a deficit of £12.6 billion last year.
Scotland should move away from an off-shore reliant economy, the finance secretary has said.
Calls have been made for a parliamentary inquiry after Fergusons shipyard bosses served notice of their intent to put the yard into administration.
Fergusons shipyard is facing a renewed threat of administration just years after the firm behind the site previously began the same process.
Boris Johnson is secretly pursuing a “dangerous” no-deal Brexit, Nicola Sturgeon said after her first meeting with the new Prime Minister.
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson has insisted there is “no reason” for Scots to have the second independence referendum that Nicola Sturgeon is pushing for.
Boris Johnson’s “hard-line” Government is driving the country towards “disaster” by pushing for a no-deal Brexit, Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Boris Johnson is due to meet Ruth Davidson during his first official visit to Scotland as Prime Minister.
The Scottish Government’s budget will be cut by more than £200 million next year to help compensate for an income tax take of £941 million less than forecast.
The Tayside figurehead behind the campaign for free care for under 65s has told of her "disgust" after a council used funding set aside for Frank's Law to cover a deficit.