BOOSTED by a membership surge which followed the independence referendum, the SNP is hopeful that come next month it will seize control again of Falkirk Council.
SCOTLAND’S booming renewables sector is at risk if the UK Government persists with plans to take environmental protection powers coming from Brussels rather than hand them to Holyrood, the head of a leading environment charity has warned.
THE new owners of the Green Investment Bank (GIB) were forced on the defensive yesterday after an MSP claimed their green credentials were “now in tatters”.
A FOUR-MONTH-LONG public consultation on the use of fracking was launched yesterday by the Scottish Government with a final decision on the controversial gas extraction technique expected to be made by the end of the year.
MINISTERS today launched a four month public consultation on the use of fracking in Scotland with a final decision on the controversial gas extraction technique expected to be made by the end of the year.
THE Scottish Greens shrugged off an attack from Labour yesterday after Kezia Dugdale’s party accused them of abandoning their eco ethics to become SNP axemen.
WHEN I hear thon couf that’s ca’d Laird Mandelson spouting his threats about what will happen to too poor, too wee and too stupid Scotland if kind and generous England stop trading on Scottish independence, I am amazed no-one asks him just where…
COMBINED with Brexit, Donald Trump’s first days as US President have surely given the new leaders of the Yes2 campaign an urgent agenda.
‘IT’S Scotland’s oil,” the SNP announced in the 1970s, but the slogan was always more of an aspiration than a reality. North Sea oil never really belonged to Scotland. It never really benefited Britain either: even when oil revenues were…
THE worrisome start to Donald Trump’s presidency has lessons for Scotland too. He threatens a constitutional upheaval in the world’s oldest republic, but it is only the scale of his country and the importance of its global role that makes the…