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SNP promoting 'civil conflict' in independence push, says David Davis

David Davis has accused the SNP of promoting "civil conflict" in their quest for independence as he faced pressure over protecting workers after Brexit.

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Tories accuse First Minister of telling 'whopper' on independence

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of telling Scots a "whopper" when she told voters the General Election is not about Scottish independence.

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Teenage backing for SNP in council elections will be strong - Mhairi Black

SNP MP Mhairi Black has predicted a surge in support for the party from teenage voters.

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Salmond warns against Tories being 'allowed to buy another' election

Alex Salmond has warned against the Conservatives being "allowed to buy another" general election by using officials which "successfully bought" the 2015 contest.

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Population hits 5.4m record high after rise in immigration

An increase in immigration has helped Scotland's population reach a new record high of more than 5.4 million, official figures have revealed.

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College lecturers out on strike in pay and conditions row

Thousands of college lecturers have gone on strike in a long-running dispute over pay and conditions.

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Oxfam calls for inequality to be tackled as report shows financial differences

The richest 1% of Scots have an income of more than £2,600 a week while the poorest 10% of households have to get by on less than £240 a week, a new report has revealed.

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Scientists handed £7.9m for parasitic disease drug treatments research

A university has been awarded £7.9 million for a joint project with pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) to boost efforts to find new drug treatments for some of the world's most devastating diseases.

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Man found dead in Perth named by police

The body of a man found in Perth and Kinross has been identified as a missing 25-year-old.

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Craig Whyte trial adjourned due to juror illness

The trial of former Rangers owner Craig Whyte has been adjourned for the day as one of the jurors is ill.

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Blood donation restrictions for gay men 'discriminatory', MSPs told

Rules that restrict gay men from donating blood are "outdated and discriminatory" and must be reformed, MSPs have heard.

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'Sweet spot' for Lloyds as profits double despite 'challenging' trading

Lloyds Banking Group has doubled its profit in the first three months of the year amid a "sweet spot" thanks to the economy's resilience since the Brexit vote.

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General Election called due to fears of Brexit damaging economy - SNP

Economy Secretary Keith Brown has blamed the "desperate panic" for a General Election on fear of Brexit damaging the economy.

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MSPs call for vulnerable groups registration system to be strengthened

Urgent action is needed to strengthen the system that registers people who work with children, according to a parliamentary report.

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Austerity politics creating mental health crisis, Labour claims

Kezia Dugdale has warned the politics of austerity is creating a mental health "crisis" in Scotland.

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Holyrood rivals call on Nicola Sturgeon to set out next independence vote steps

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to set out her next steps on a second independence referendum before the General Election.

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Woman jogger raped in 'terrifying' attack on footpath

A woman jogger has been raped in a "terrifying ordeal" as she ran along a footpath.

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Police arrest man, 36, over attack outside primary school

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged attempted murder outside a Glasgow primary school.

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Paisley street attack man dies in hospital

A man has died three days after he was injured in a street attack.

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Whyte deal would have been axed if ticket plans known - Sir David Murray

Sir David Murray has told a jury he would "categorically" not have done a deal with Craig Whyte to buy Rangers if he thought the money to clear the club's debts was coming from future season-ticket sales.

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