25 October 2014 Last updated at 10:37 ET

Scottish Labour leader stands down

Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".

Jack McConnell and Henry McLeishEx-first ministers hit out at Labour

Two former first ministers of Scotland have hit out at Labour's treatment of its Scottish leader Johann Lamont.

mapWeather warning over heavy rain

An amber weather warning is issued for the west Highlands and the Western Isles for Sunday and Monday.

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Brian Taylor Article written by Brian Taylor Brian Taylor Political editor, Scotland

Johann Lamont resignation: A leader without influence

Johann Lamont's going was not inevitable, in that someone can always fight and she could have withstood the sniping that was coming her way from individual backbenchers, but she felt she had been let down by the leadership more generally.

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Douglas Fraser Article written by Douglas Fraser Douglas Fraser Business and economy editor, Scotland

Grangemouth a year on: energy prices and business attitudes

The fundamentals of the energy industry are being up-ended by cheap, plentiful American energy. That's as the gulf between business and the public widens.

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