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    1. November 21, 2014

      Nicola Sturgeon balances genders in Scottish cabinet reshuffle

      Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s new first minister, has unveiled a cabinet reshuffle intended to stamp her mark on the...

    2. October 26, 2010

      Lawyer ruling set to reopen Scottish cases

      Thousands of criminal cases could be open to appeal after a Supreme Court ruling that Scottish police can no longer question...

    1. October 15, 2010

      Scottish government warns of effect of cuts

      The Scottish government has warned the chancellor not to endanger the recovery by imposing public expenditure cuts next week...

    2. July 23, 2010

      Straw denies responsibility for Megrahi release

      Jack Straw, the former UK justice minister, on Friday declined to attend a US Senate hearing into the release of the man...

    3. July 22, 2010

      Straw to consider attending Megrahi probe

      Jack Straw, the former UK justice secretary, said on Thursday night he would consider the “highly unusual” invitation to...

    4. July 21, 2010

      Salmond has ‘no regret’ on Megrahi release

      Scotland’s first minister insisted on Wednesday that he had “no regrets” about his devolved government’s decision to free...

    5. October 17, 2009

      Salmond sets out terms for hung parliament

      The Scottish National party will present a ‘shopping list’ costing more than £800m as the price of its support - if it wins...

    6. October 16, 2009

      SNP proclaim economic recovery of neighbours

      The Scottish National party claimed on Friday that the countries neighbouring Scotland formed an “arc of recovery” that...

    7. September 4, 2009

      The west plays Gaddafi’s game

      Whether or not Libya’s Colonel Muammer Gaddafi considers himself a Leninist, there are plenty of capitalists eager – as...

    8. September 4, 2009

      SNP compassion

      The Scottish government's release of the Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds is more understandable when viewed in...

    9. September 4, 2009

      Scottish compassion

      Notebook (Brian Groom): The Scottish government's release of the Lockerbie bomber on compassionate grounds is more...

    10. September 3, 2009

      Scots government defeated over Libyan

      Scotland's government was defeated but defiant last night after the parliament in Edinburgh censured it for the...

    11. September 3, 2009

      SNP hopes to ride out storm over Megrahi

      The Scottish government was defeated but defiant last night after Holyrood censured its controversial decision to free the...

    12. September 2, 2009

      US maintains pressure over Megrahi

      US politicians and diplomats maintained the pressure on both the UK and Libya on Wednesday over the release and repatriation...

    13. September 2, 2009

      Brown accused of 'double deal'

      Gordon Brown was last night accused of "double dealing" over the Lockerbie bomber, after official documents suggested the...

    14. September 2, 2009

      Letters show London altered stance on Lockerbie bomber

      Official letters released yesterday demonstrate the extent to which the UK government changed its position on the possible...

    15. August 31, 2009

      Straw letters rekindle Megrahi row

      The government dropped an attempt to exclude the Lockerbie bomber from its prisoner transfer agreement with Libya two years...

    16. August 31, 2009

      Lockerbie revelation provokes MP anger

      The British government dropped an attempt to exclude the Lockerbie bomber from its prisoner transfer agreement with Libya...

    17. August 30, 2009

      Straw letters rekindle Lockerbie bomber row

      The British government dropped an attempt to exclude the Lockerbie bomber from its prisoner transfer agreement with Libya...

    18. August 26, 2009

      Brown 'repulsed' by Libyan bomber's welcome

      Gordon Brown said yesterday he was "angry and repulsed" by the rapturous reception given to the Lockerbie bomber on his...

    19. August 25, 2009

      Bomber’s welcome in Libya ‘repulsed’ Brown

      Gordon Brown said on Tuesday he was “angry and repulsed” by the rapturous reception given to the Lockerbie bomber on his...

    20. August 25, 2009

      Edinburgh's decision

      Isn't Scotland part of the UK? Yes, since the Act of Union in 1707. However, Scotland has enjoyed a limited form of...

    21. August 25, 2009

      Gordon Brown's tactical silence

      News blog (George Parker): Gordon Brown kicked off the week by congratulating England's cricket team for winning the Ashes...

    22. August 25, 2009

      Bomber’s welcome angers Scots

      Scotland’s beleaguered justice secretary has accused Libya of breaking a promise not to give the freed Lockerbie bomber a...

    23. August 25, 2009

      MacAskill suffers Lockerbie onslaught

      Kenny MacAskill, Scotland's justice secretary, yesterday faced a barrage of criticism in the Scottish parliament over his...

    24. August 25, 2009

      UK PM dragged into Lockerbie furore

      Gordon Brown, UK prime minister, was yesterday attacked for a "cowardly" refusal to condemn the release of the Lockerbie...

    25. August 25, 2009

      Brown ducks flak in furore over Lockerbie

      Gordon Brown, Britain's prime minister, yesterday came under heavy fire for failing to criticise - or comment on at all -...

    26. August 24, 2009

      Lockerbie’s fallout

      The rumbling after the release of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the Libyan convicted of the Lockerbie bombing, has turned into...

    27. August 24, 2009

      Q&A: Scotland’s decision

      Isn’t Scotland part of the UK? Yes, since the Act of Union in 1707. However, Scotland has enjoyed a limited form of...

    28. August 24, 2009

      Brown under fire over Lockerbie release

      Gordon Brown has been attacked for a “cowardly” refusal to condemn the release of the Lockerbie bomber and accused of...

    29. August 24, 2009

      Lockerbie decision was 'Scottish'

      The government attempted to distance itself yesterday from the escalating international row over Scotland's freeing of the...

    30. August 24, 2009

      US senator calls for UN protest

      A senior US senator has called for the United Nations to protest over the hero's welcome given in Libya to Abdelbaset Ali...

    31. August 24, 2009

      UN protest urged over bomber

      A senior US senator has called for the United Nations to protest over the hero's welcome given to Libya's freed Lockerbie...

    32. August 23, 2009

      Labour divided ahead of Lockerbie debate

      Opposition MSPs appeared to be divided over the Scottish government’s decision to free the Lockerbie bomber ahead of a...

    33. August 23, 2009

      UN protest urged over Lockerbie bomber

      A senior US senator has called for the United Nations to protest over the hero’s welcome given to Libya’s freed Lockerbie...

    34. August 21, 2009

      Q&A: Release avoids risk of ‘martyrdom’

      Why was it a decision for the Scottish government? Scotland has had a separate legal system and prison service since...

    35. August 21, 2009

      Justice and power

      Scottish justice minister Kenny MacAskill used his 15 minutes of fame to full effect this week, explaining the release of...

    36. August 21, 2009

      Obama calls for Libya bomber's house arrest

      President Barack Obama yesterday criticised Scotland's decision to free the Lockerbie bomber, and called on Libya to keep...

    37. August 21, 2009

      Obama calls for Libya bomber's house arrest

      President Barack Obama yesterday criticised Scotland's decision to free the Lockerbie bomber, and called on Libya to keep...

    38. August 21, 2009

      US hits at decision to free Lockerbie bomber

      The US government yesterday strongly criticised Scotland's decision to free the Lockerbie bomber, who has terminal prostate...

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