Labour have chosen its candidate to fight the by-election sparked by the death of one of the party's MSPs.
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John Swinney has warned George Osborne not to make any further spending cuts to the Scottish Government's budget plans but urged him to plough more money into capital investment with improved access to finance.
CONTRACTORS who are bidding to build or maintain public services should be covered by Freedom of Information laws, according to campaigners.
Business organisations have welcomed the Chancellor's moves on business rates and are asking whether his boost for the high street should be copied in Scotland.
HOLYROOD authorities are poised to sever the link between the salaries of MSPs and MPs after a proposed 11% increase in pay at Westminster prompted widespread condemnation.
The UK Government's financial watchdog does not have a full understanding of Scotland's economy, according to an expert.
ED Miliband will today put Labour on a General Election footing, telling the party's staff that it is winning the battle of ideas with the Tories and that Labour's message to the electorate will be - "choose hope over fear".
LOCAL government spending cuts are creating a more divided society by leaving councils in the poorest parts of Scotland around £100 worse off per person than the richest, research has found.
FAR-REACHING immigration controls will not be in place before an expected new wave of Romanian and Bulgarian immigration begins in five weeks, the Coalition has admitted.