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18 April 2014 Last updated at 12:33 ET

Electricians question CBI vote moveFactory machine

The body representing electrical contractors urges the CBI to think again about giving its support to the campaign against Scottish independence.

Domestic wind turbineMore funding for green energy scheme

The Scottish government announces £4m of extra funding for a scheme which helps Scottish households generate their own green energy.

Bill WalkerBill Walker loses conviction appeal

Ex-MSP Bill Walker loses a bid to overturn his convictions for assaulting a former wife during a catalogue of domestic abuse.

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

Coming of age

The SNP is 80-years-old. John Swinney is rather younger but, nevertheless, today is his birthday and conference delegates sprung a surprise upon him as he prepared to speak - they sang Happy Birthday.

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