New powers could be given to the police and courts in Scotland to remove those suspected of domestic abuse from the homes of anyone at risk, the country’s First Minister has announced.
Suggestions made by SNP politicians that a referendum could be avoided for Scotland to gain independence have been derided as a "conference carrot" for hardliners.
Nicola Sturgeon told activists to sell their currency plan to fellow Scots as she launched the “biggest campaign on the economics of independence” in the party’s history.
SNP members in Fife have called for the leadership to accelerate an independent Scotland’s move to a new currency.
Nicola Sturgeon has pleaded with SNP members to be patient on independence while the “fog of Brexit" clears.
Primary schoolchildren are consuming up to eight energy drinks a day, teachers have warned.
Nicola Sturgeon dangled the prospect of holding an independence referendum by spring 2021 as pressure mounted on her at the SNP conference to strike early.
The SNP’s most senior Muslim has condemned Richard Leonard for removing his only ethnic minority MSP from the Labour frontbench.
Scotland could break away from the UK without holding an independence referendum, says a senior SNP MP.
A senior SNP councillor has slated party officials for shutting down debate on the new independence blueprint at this autumn’s conference.