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First Minister's Questions: The art of the sedentary intervention

There was much resort at Holyrood today to the practice known as sedentary intervention. This can range from vitriolic, crimson-faced heckling to taut one-liners, delivered sotto voce.

8 October 2015
Brian Taylor Political editor, Scotland

Strong builders' tea while Scots economy cools

The green shoots of economic recovery have blossomed for construction and professional services, but growth elsewhere in Scotland looks sluggish.

7 October 2015
Douglas Fraser Business/economy editor, Scotland