26 November 2014 Last updated at 23:57 ET

Commission to urge Scottish tax powerScottish Parliament

The commission on devolving powers to the Scottish Parliament is to recommend full control over income tax rates and bands, the BBC understands.


turbineRenewables 'biggest power source'

Renewable power has overtaken nuclear to become the main source of electricity in Scotland, according to the latest figures.

Arthur Montford wearing one of his trademark jackets in the 1960sFootball broadcaster Montford dies

Former Scottish football broadcaster Arthur Montford, best known for STV's Scotsport programme, has died aged 85.

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