22 October 2014 Last updated at 18:42 ET

Smith: First talks 'constructive'

The Smith Commission on more powers for the Scottish Parliament has held a "constructive" first meeting, its chairman says.

ApprenticesSharp fall in youth unemployment

The number of young people unemployed in Scotland is at its lowest level for six years, according to official data.

Mohammad Asghar'Appalling' treatment of shot Scot

The Prime Minister has stepped into the row over an Edinburgh father sentenced to death in Pakistan for blasphemy.

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