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Renewables overtake nuclear energy generation

“It underlines the incredible progress that has been made in recent years in developing Scotland's renewables industry as we move closer to the ambitious targets the Scottish Government has set. “Renewable energy brings jobs and investment to …

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Cameron signals income tax within scope of EVEL

The Scottish National Party has seized on reports that David Cameron has already rejected a recommendation of the Smith Commission – heavily promoted by Labour – that notwithstanding the devolution of income tax to Scotland, Scottish MPs should …

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Stubbs: I can take heat of Hibs Scottish Cup dream

“Scottish Cup week does bring something different, it is a competition that quite a few of our boys will have been brought up dreaming about winning,” he said. “We enter the competition, like a lot of other clubs, aiming to get to a final. If you don't …

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EU bonus for Scottish farmers

EU bonus for Scottish farmers. Alison Mann. Online & Print News Journalist. SCOTTISH FARMERS will share in more than £12million worth of rebated CAP cash from the European Commission, it emerged this week.

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Smith Commission recommends Scottish Parliament should set its own income …

The Smith Commission, which was set up to examine what further powers could be transferred to Scotland, has recommended that the Scottish Parliament should be able to set its own income tax rates, with all of the cash earned staying north of the border.

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Francis Crawford tops favourite Scottish book character poll

The public has voted Francis Crawford of Lymond the most popular character from a Scottish book. The central character of Dorothy Dunnet's Lymond Chronicles was joined in the list by Ian Rankin's Rebus, Sherlock Holmes and Oor Wullie. Francis Begbie …

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Key points: Smith Commission powers to Scottish Parliament

The Smith Commission report says the changes, when adopted, will be “the biggest transfer of powerto the Scottish Parliament since its establishment”. • The Scottish Government will receive all Income Tax paid by Scottish taxpayers on. their non …

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Scottish commentator Arthur Montford dies at 85

Montford spent 32 years as the presenter of Scottish Television's Scotsport programme where he was best known for his football coverage, although he was also covered a range of other sports, especially golf. Montford died at home on Tuesday after …

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Smith – New powers welcome but fall short of vow

"The Scottish National Party took part in the Smith Commission in good faith, and we have been pleased to work with Lord Smith and the four other political parties to deliver some additional powers for the Scottish Parliament. We thank Lord Smith and …

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Scottish devolution: Smith Commission report as it happened

All of our parties support the Smith Commission conclusions and its principle that implementation should “not cause detriment to the UK as a whole nor to any of its constituent parts.” and ”cause neither the UK Government nor the Scottish Government to …

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The SNP's negative response to Smith could set it adrift from Scottish people

By this autumn only Labour among the main Scottish parties opposed full devolution, and Brown was in danger of finding that he had written a cheque he could not cash. Labour risked finding itself stranded on the other side of the river from most …

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Fauldhouse United ease past Nairn St Ninian to secure Scottish Junior Cup …

Fauldhouse United booked their place in the Scottish Junior Cup fourth round with a simple 3-1 victory away at North Region side Nairn St Ninian. United entered the game as strong favourites and they lived up to that billing with an emphatic display …

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Goal of the Round winner announced

The Goal of the Round competition for the third round of the William Hill Scottish Cup has been won by Darren Gribben of Bo'ness United. Gribben's wonderful effort against Elgin City won with 60% of the public vote. Bo'ness United defeated Elgin City 5 …

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Scottish football: Rangers announce operating loss of £8.3million for last season

Scottish football: Rangers announce operating loss of £8.3million for last season. Last Updated: 27/11/14 8:32pm. 0. Rangers announce operating losses. Rangers have announced an operating loss of £8.3million for last season in their annual accounts, …

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Scottish renewable energy overtakes nuclear in 2014

Scottish renewable energy overtakes nuclear in 2014. 27 November 2014, source edie newsroom. Renewables generated 32% more electricity than any other source of power in Scotland. Scotland has broken renewable energy generation records, …

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Salmond named Spectator politician of the year

Alex Salmond previously won the Spectator's Politician of the Year award in 2011, following the SNP's historic election result that saw the party returned as a majority government in the Scottish Parliament. In 2007, following the SNP's first Holyrood …

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Half the Scottish households now buying Graham's

The Scottish family farming and dairy business, which works with more than 90 dairy farmers across Scotland and employs 500 staff, has developed a range of great tasting products with real provenance allowing the family dairy to grow 20% annually for …

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WATCH: Fox and cat's heated exchange in Scottish man's kitchen

A PET cat wasn't happy when a wandering fox impeded her usual entry to her home. Share; Share; Tweet; +1; Email. THIS is the moment a cat bumps into a fox when trying to get through a kitchen window. Video loading …

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Arthurlie hit six and progress in Scottish

ARTHURLIE progressed in the Scottish Cup after comfortably beating Darvel by six goals to two in the third round at Dunterlie Park on Saturday. Share this image. Michael White was finally beaten when a Jordan Ryan penalty ended Arthurlie's run of 383 …

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Scottish Labour Backs Top Rate Income Tax Hike

The three candidates vying to lead the Scottish Labour Party have confirmed their support for the restoration of the 50 percent income tax rate for those earning more than GBP150,000 (USD236,000), although there is a divide on whether Scotland should …

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Young West Lothian judo star completes Scottish and British Championship …

A young judoka is celebrating after adding the Scottish title to the British one she won earlier this year to complete a sensational double. Brooke Fairbairn (11) only took up the sport two years ago but has already shown she has real talent, having …

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Holiday parks 'worth £700m to Scottish economy'

Holiday parks are worth more than £700m to the Scottish economy, according to new research. A survey by the Scottish Caravan and Camping Forum (SCCF) also found that the sector provided almost 5,700 full-time equivalent jobs. Its estimates were based …

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Scottish Cup build-up: Former Killie and Rangers star Gordon Smith thinks it's …

Kilmarnock head into this weekend's tie with Rangers as underdogs – but former star Gordon Smith insists it's anyone's game at Ibrox. Smith has a combined total of 259 league appearances for Rangers and Kilmarnock. He knows each club inside out, having …

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Scottish fact of the day: Northern Lighthouse Board

The UK transport department works closely with the Scottish Government and Isle of Man Government as a result, and the NLB is funded by pooled 'light dues', administered by the transport department and distributed to the NLB, Trinity House (in charge …

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Scottish Flashback: Prince's International Circus

Scottish Flashback: Prince's International Circus. Two elephants from Prince's International Circus and Carnival arrive in Edinburgh in December 1951. Picture: TSPL. by ANGUS HOWARTH. Published on the 27 November 2014 18:35. Published 27/11/2014 …

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Scotland's National newspaper is here to stay

“Now that we have passed this initial test period, we have exciting plans for developing the National into a mainstay of the Scottish media landscape,” says editor Richard Walker. Walker also edits the Sunday Herald, the only mainstream title in …

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Wick's wearable technology contest 'a Scottish first'

Wick High School has held what is thought to be the first wearable technology competition of its kind in Scottish education. Working in teams of two or three, S2 pupils were challenged to design an app for use with Google Glass eyewear or Samsung Gear …

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Scottish Widows to cut 130 jobs

Scottish Widows is to cut 130 jobs across the UK as part of a restructuring of its pensions and investments businesses. The Edinburgh-based firm said it it was adopting a new model to "better support customers and advisers moving forward". The new …

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Jak and Eddie's Best of Scottish Food on STV Glasgow this St Andrew's Day

Feast your eyes upon STV Glasgow this St Andrew's Day – November 30 at 6pm, when Jak & Eddie's Best of Scottish Food will air. STV has teamed up with STV Glasgow for the one off cookery special in celebration of of the special day and the show is …

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More Scottish devolution creates a constitutional shambles which penalises …

It didn't take the Nationalists long to start moaning that the new powers being devolved to Scotland are insufficient. Within minutes they had got up a persistent drone. All taxes and welfare spending should go to Edinburgh, they say, which rather …

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Devolution of tax powers won't shut down the Scottish independence debate

By then he knew that on 27 November these powers would be publicly confirmed by Lord Smith of Kelvin, chair of the all-party commission, set up by the UK government the day after the Scottish independence referendum. Now, some numbers.

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Eddie Boyle's bread recipe from Jak & Eddie's Best of Scottish Food

**Jak O'Donnell (Great British Menu contestant and owner of the Sisters restaurant in Glasgow) and Eddie O'Neil (Whole Foods Market Glasgow) have teamed up for Jak & Eddie's Best of Scottish Food. This talented culinary duo want to demonstrate the best …

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Scottish football: Ally McCoist says 'write Rangers off at your peril'

Scottish football: Ally McCoist says 'write Rangers off at your peril'. Last Updated: 27/11/14 3:19pm. 1. Rangers manager Ally McCoist. Ally McCoist believes Rangers are still capable of catching Hearts in the race for the title, insisting their …

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Scotland Devolution: Scottish Politicians to Keep Full Voting Rights on UK Budgets

According to the sources, cited by the Telegraph, the Smith Commission will announce that members of the Scottish government will retain voting rights in the UK parliament, after Whitehall asked the panel to discuss how greater devolution would impact …

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Celebrate the stunning beauty of the Scottish landscape with the annual Lovers …

Autumn on the Isle of Skye, snowy Highlands and eerie lochs: Photographs reveal breathtaking beauty of Scottish landscapes. Annual Lovers of Light photography competition is now taking submissions until February 20, 2015; Photographers of all levels …

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