The Labour mayor of London has likened Scottish nationalism to racism, insisting that there is "no difference" between them and those who try to "divide us on the basis of our background, race or religion". He wrote in the Daily Record newspaper: "The last thing we need now is to pit different parts of our country or sections of our society against each other - or to further fuel division or seek separation."
Labour plans for a "radical reshaping" of the United Kingdom will be voted on by members at the party's Scottish conference. Members are being asked to endorse a vision set out by Scottish leader Kezia Dugdale for a new "Act of Union" for the UK in response to both Brexit and calls for a second Scottish independence referendum.
The Scottish government is increasingly convinced it can win a new independence referendum and is thinking seriously about calling one next year as Britain exits the European Union, sources close to the Scottish government said on Thursday . Scotland voted overwhelmingly to stay inside the EU in last June's referendum, but Britain as a whole voted to leave and British Prime Minister Theresa May has said she plans to trigger the start of the Brexit process by the end of March.
Job Description Set at the top of Perth's North Inch and overlooking the River Tay, St John's RC Academy is at the heart of the North Inch Community Campus. The 2-18 all-through school provides education for over one thousand children and young people from nursery to S6.
Snowfall and heavy rain are expected to sweep across Perth, Kinross and Tayside on Thursday as part of Storm Doris. The Met Office has issued a yelllow 'be aware' warning for snow which could bring accumulations ranging from one to 10 centimetres.
Phase one of Perth Transport Futures scheme will upgrade access to A9 dual carriageway on to the vehicle-choked A85 and open up development opportunities Motorists could face delays as work on delivering the upgrade to the A9/A85 interchange west of Perth steps up this week. Around four months of major roadworks is due to swing into place from Sunday, February 26, under the multi-million pound Perth Transport Futures Project.
First all-new secondary school in Scotland to be built on Fair City's doorstep as politicians eye expansion opportunities The four floor school is due to be in place for August 2019 when around 100 pupils - the first intake - will start classes. The school roll is expected to fill out over at least nine years, with the residents of the neighbouring 1bn Bertha Park village adding to its pupil numbers as it takes shape.
A team of academics is hoping to find the grave of a 15th Century King of Scotland. Who was James I and why don't we know where he's buried? He survived being kidnapped by pirates when he was just 12 years old - and the following 18 years he spent as a hostage to the Lancastrian kings of England.
The decline in bee populations and their vital role as pollinators is causing concern across the UK, but LPG supplier AvantiGas is sponsoring a project in Perth and Kinross to help counter the trend. The off-grid fuel company, which provides Liquefied Petroleum Gas to homes and businesses nationwide, has donated A 3,000 to an initiative set up by the Perth & Kinross Countryside Trust to help support local bees by training six new beekeepers through their Tay Landscape Partnership Project.
Glenlyon's phonebox at Bridge of Balgie was under threat of removal by BT. L-r Joe Thompson, June Riddell of Glenlyon and Loch Tay Community Council, Wendy Kirk, Jeanie Grant, MP Pete Wishart and Councillor Mike Williamson Perth and Kinross Council is to veto plans to close down more than 10 of the region's 84 threatened BT telephone boxes.