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The campaign against Scottish independence must move beyond economics to arguments of the “head and heart”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.

'Clear tartan water' after disastrous Labour gaffes

Gordon Brown was hemmed in between the soft fruit and the yoghurt at a supermarket in Livingston. The former prime minister crouched down between two small children while their mother lined them all up in front of her camera phone.

First Minister steps in to help Old Firm clubs end ill-feeling

Celtic and Rangers recognise their responsibility to wider society but know they cannot tackle the bigotry and violence which surrounds the Old Firm fixture alone.

Celtic and Rangers agree to tackle Old Firm trouble

Celtic and Rangers today agreed to a range of measures in an attempt to combat trouble surrounding the Old Firm derby.

The Blagger's Guide To...Burns Night

Haggis, whisky, poetry – what's not to like?

Transport minister resigns over snow chaos

Scotland's transport minister resigned yesterday following criticism of his handling of travel problems caused by the poor weather.

Tory leader laughs off Prince Philip remark

The Duke of Edinburgh asked Scottish Conservative leader Annabel Goldie if she wore tartan knickers at today's papal reception, she revealed tonight.

Alex Salmond: A champion for Scotland – and the world

Jimmy Reid, a passionate advocate of important local and global causes, changed many lives for the better

Cameron urged to rethink referendum date

Prime Minister David Cameron was today urged to re-think plans for a referendum at the same time as elections to devolved administrations.

Travellers stranded as flights grounded by ash cloud

There was chaos and confusion at UK airports today as the Icelandic volcanic ash cloud wreaked yet more havoc with flight schedules.

SNP TV debate exclusion unfair, court told

The exclusion of the SNP from the final prime ministerial TV debate is "inherently unfair", a court was told today.

Scotland can benefit from hung parliament, says Alex Salmond

A hung Parliament at Westminster would provide Scotland with the "greatest opportunity", SNP leader Alex Salmond said today.

Alex Salmond: They can cut Scotland out of the debates but not the argument

At thsi election the London parties think they have it sewn up. They have tried to carve the SNP – indeed Scotland – out of their prime-time debates.

Leading article: Debates could be the tonic our electoral politics needs

The ability to make the case on TV is part of being a modern politician

SNP criticised over 'independence lite' plans for Scotland

White Paper to offer Scots more powers within the UK as appetite for complete separation wanes

SNP legal threat over TV debate

The Scottish National Party has threatened legal action if Alex Salmond is forbidden from participating in the proposed television debate between the main UK party leaders.

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