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Economy Secretary: Scotland may be using a new currency within a decade

SCOTLAND may have ditched the pound in favour of a new currency within 10 to 15 years, the Economy Secretary has suggested. Keith Brown said it was impossible to tell...

Mark Carney: economically possible for independent Scotland to join currency union with UK

AN independent Scotland could enter into a currency union with the rest of the United Kingdom, Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has suggested. The bank...

Theresa May tells Nicola Sturgeon Scots have ‘no appetite’ for second independence referendum

THERESA May has slapped down Nicola Sturgeon, insisting Scots have "no appetite" for a second independence referendum as Michael Gove claimed the Union was now...

Jacobs cracker seals promotion for Livingston

Livingston clinched promotion to the Scottish Premiership after beating Partick Thistle 3-1 on aggregate in the play-off final. The Lions ended a 12-year absence from...

Swinney approved £345,000 for Government adviser’s school project after unminuted meeting with backers

NO official minute was taken of a meeting with lobbyists ahead of a £345,000 grant award for a private school spearheaded by a Government adviser, the Sunday...

Scots fail to get in the party spirit for the Royal Wedding

IT is regarded as a uniquely British tradition, where the road is closed off to traffic and residents gather together for tea and jam tarts beneath bunting and blue...

Thousands of first-time buyers to be handed tax break from next month

THOUSANDS of first-time buyers will be handed a tax break from the end of next month, it has been confirmed. Scottish ministers announced the move last year, which will...

SNP to unveil new independence blueprint

THE SNP’s revised blueprint for an independent Scotland is to be published next week. The party’s Growth Commission, set up by Nicola Sturgeon in late 2016,...

Pomp, grandeur, celebrity, divorce, inequality and religion … what the wedding of Harry and Meghan says about modern Britain

IF royal romances are rarely fairy tale, Harry Windsor and Meghan Markle's seems to have all the required elements, brought up to date for a modern audience and with...

Church of Scotland could cease to exist in 30 years if it does not change, chief executive warns

The life expectancy of the Church of Scotland could be as little as 30 years, according to the architect of a ten-year rescue plan for the Kirk which may lead to job...