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Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

07 May 2023
Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

Retired Scottish judge brands plan for juryless rape trials as 'constitutionally repugnant’

07 May 2023

Lord Uist warned that Justice Secretary Angela Constance’s proposals constituted a 'serious attack upon the independence of the judiciary'


EDWARD MOUNTAIN: SNP and Greens need to be reminded about the values of democracy

06 May 2023
EDWARD MOUNTAIN: SNP and Greens need to be reminded about the values of democracy

EDWARD MOUNTAIN: SNP and Greens need to be reminded about the values of democracy

06 May 2023

He says it is 'increasingly difficult to obtain straight answers' like whether what the post-2024 agriculture policy will mean for funding


Highland Council set to bail out on two north airfields but keep one

04 May 2023
Highland Council set to bail out on two north airfields but keep one

Highland Council set to bail out on two north airfields but keep one

04 May 2023

The local authority aims to retain one on Skye but either sell Plockton and lease another near Dornoch


Highland Council to assign roads improvement cash

04 May 2023
Highland Council to assign roads improvement cash

Highland Council to assign roads improvement cash

04 May 2023

Councillors are to assign a new strategic roads fund aimed at targetting the worst routes in the north.


WATCH: Fergus Ewing tear into then literally tear-up controversial consultation

03 May 2023
WATCH: Fergus Ewing tear into then literally tear-up controversial consultation

WATCH: Fergus Ewing tear into then literally tear-up controversial consultation

03 May 2023

He slams Highly Protected Marine Areas as a 'notice of execution' on fishing communities and 'an incredible act of provocation'


Highland Council proposes massive hike in developer contributions to pay for schools

02 May 2023
Highland Council proposes massive hike in developer contributions to pay for schools

Highland Council proposes massive hike in developer contributions to pay for schools

02 May 2023

Councillor Ken Gowans says 'it’s vital that the council ensures that it is securing appropriate and proportionate costs.'


Highland roads improve by just 0.2 per cent while pothole backlog edges towards £200 million

01 May 2023
Highland roads improve by just 0.2 per cent while pothole backlog edges towards £200 million

Highland roads improve by just 0.2 per cent while pothole backlog edges towards £200 million

01 May 2023

The council says 'our results over the last 11 years show a significant deterioration' which is a 'long term trend'


Japanese manufacturing giant plans a major Highland factory producing subsea power cables

28 April 2023
Japanese manufacturing giant plans a major Highland factory producing subsea power cables

Japanese manufacturing giant plans a major Highland factory producing subsea power cables

28 April 2023

But mystery surrounds where exactly Sumitomo Electric Industries' plant will be located in the region


Danish ASOS billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen clocked doing 82mph in latest episode of the BBC's Highland Cops show

26 April 2023
Danish ASOS billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen clocked doing 82mph in latest episode of the BBC's Highland Cops show

Danish ASOS billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen clocked doing 82mph in latest episode of the BBC's Highland Cops show

26 April 2023

The UK's biggest landowner was fined £100 and got three penalty points


Update: Police confirm Farr gunman concern 'a false call with good intent'

26 April 2023
Update: Police confirm Farr gunman concern 'a false call with good intent'

Update: Police confirm Farr gunman concern 'a false call with good intent'

26 April 2023

Armed units were deployed to the area after a report of an armed man with 'long, shaggy hair and dark trousers.'


High Life Highland forced to end in-house provision of outdoor activities

26 April 2023
High Life Highland forced to end in-house provision of outdoor activities

High Life Highland forced to end in-house provision of outdoor activities

26 April 2023

Parts of the school summer programme could be saved through external funding.


Police firearm units deployed to Farr, near Inverness, after a report of an armed individual

25 April 2023
Police firearm units deployed to Farr, near Inverness, after a report of an armed individual

Police firearm units deployed to Farr, near Inverness, after a report of an armed individual

25 April 2023

Local sources state that officers have gone door to door while police say 'enquiries into the incident are continuing'.


Labour MSP Rhoda Grant is a Zero Hours Justice accredited employer

22 April 2023
Labour MSP Rhoda Grant is a Zero Hours Justice accredited employer

Labour MSP Rhoda Grant is a Zero Hours Justice accredited employer

22 April 2023

She called on other MSPs to join her as around 94,000 staff in Scotland are employed in insecure work


Scottish cabinet is slammed for not discussing the failure to meet 2025 A9 deadline

21 April 2023
Scottish cabinet is slammed for not discussing the failure to meet 2025 A9 deadline

Scottish cabinet is slammed for not discussing the failure to meet 2025 A9 deadline

21 April 2023

The Conservatives hit out at the SNP's 'shocking indifference' saying it is 'unforgivable'


Forbes warns SNP ‘will be in trouble’ without real action

20 April 2023
Forbes warns SNP ‘will be in trouble’ without real action

Forbes warns SNP ‘will be in trouble’ without real action

20 April 2023

She says 'people are watching with astonishment but they want to see the leadership dealing with it'


First Minister ditches Greens controversial deposit return scheme until next year

19 April 2023
First Minister ditches Greens controversial deposit return scheme until next year

First Minister ditches Greens controversial deposit return scheme until next year

19 April 2023

Humza Yousaf was making a major policy announcement just minutes after Fergus Ewing labelled the scheme a ‘green poll tax’


Emma Roddick says she is a Highlands and Islands MSP first after becoming a minister

17 April 2023
Emma Roddick says she is a Highlands and Islands MSP first after becoming a minister

Emma Roddick says she is a Highlands and Islands MSP first after becoming a minister

17 April 2023

She will take on the for equalities, migration, and refugees in First Minister Humza Yousaf's government


EXPLAINED: How hydrogen power could help Glenmorangie and Whyte & Mackay

14 April 2023
EXPLAINED: How hydrogen power could help Glenmorangie and Whyte & Mackay

EXPLAINED: How hydrogen power could help Glenmorangie and Whyte & Mackay

14 April 2023

The UK government chose a Highland site for a share of the £240 million Net Zero Hydrogen Fund


First Minister accused of creating a government of 'vibes' not delivery

30 March 2023
First Minister accused of creating a government of 'vibes' not delivery

First Minister accused of creating a government of 'vibes' not delivery

30 March 2023

None of the top jobs even mention housing, transport or local government


Kate Forbes rejects claim she said 'stick it' when offered a cabinet post

30 March 2023
Kate Forbes rejects claim she said 'stick it' when offered a cabinet post

Kate Forbes rejects claim she said 'stick it' when offered a cabinet post

30 March 2023

She says 'I’d never be as impolite about any such offer as has been attributed'


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