Rate politicians on grassroots website

June 2, 2009

If you are among the 51 percent of eligible voters expected not to participate in the European elections you can still cast a ballot of sorts — online and from the comfort of home.

Scots favour traditional funeral hymns

April 16, 2009

While the English and Welsh are asking for more pop songs to be played at funerals, the Scots are bucking the trend and opting for more religious music.

Saving a Titian for the nation: money well spent?

February 2, 2009

The National Galleries of Scotland and London’s National Gallery said on Monday they had raised the 50 million pounds needed to save a key work by Renaissance master Titian before it was put up for sale by the Duke of Sutherland.

Brown’s Scotland likely to be hit worst in recession

November 7, 2008

The Labour Party may have won the Glenrothes by-election this week, partly on the back of the Prime Minister’s handling of the financial crisis, but Gordon Brown’s Scotland is predicted to suffer more than the rest of Britain during the economic downturn.