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The economy and not healthcare is the Scottish people’s number one priority according to an official new survey

The economy and not healthcare is the Scottish people’s number one priority according to an official new survey

The economy and not healthcare is the Scottish people’s number one priority according to an official new survey

The findings show that 42 per cent of respondents believe economic prosperity ranks above the NHS in Scotland.


Majority of Scots lose faith in Edinburgh and London to ‘work in Scotland’s best long-term interests’

Majority of Scots lose faith in Edinburgh and London to ‘work in Scotland’s best long-term interests’

Majority of Scots lose faith in Edinburgh and London to ‘work in Scotland’s best long-term interests’

The record low figures are particularly damaging for the Scottish Parliament and Government as trust fell below 50 per cent for the first time.


COLIN CAMPBELL: Assassination attempt of Donald Trump was a stunning event on live TV on a quiet Saturday night

COLIN CAMPBELL: Assassination attempt of Donald Trump was a stunning event on live TV on a quiet Saturday night

COLIN CAMPBELL: Assassination attempt of Donald Trump was a stunning event on live TV on a quiet Saturday night

From the moment the shots were fired I struggled to comprehend what I was seeing, said our columnist.


‘All the nurseries were full’ - single mum shares her challenge of finding childcare in the Highlands

‘All the nurseries were full’ - single mum shares her challenge of finding childcare in the Highlands

‘All the nurseries were full’ - single mum shares her challenge of finding childcare in the Highlands

Single mum-of-one Lauren Johnstone, from Fortrose was unable to return to full-time work due to not being able to access childcare.


WATCH: Jamie Stone says Highland healthcare ‘stripped back and gutted’ by centralisation

WATCH: Jamie Stone says Highland healthcare ‘stripped back and gutted’ by centralisation

WATCH: Jamie Stone says Highland healthcare ‘stripped back and gutted’ by centralisation

In the first adjournment debate of new the parliament, he said: ‘17 years of centralisation has wreaked havoc on my part of the world’.


Deputy First Minister discusses her experience with postnatal depression in candid new podcast series

Deputy First Minister discusses her experience with postnatal depression in candid new podcast series

Deputy First Minister discusses her experience with postnatal depression in candid new podcast series

Deputy First Minster Kate Forbes has spoken about her experience with postnatal depression on the new series of the podcast, Speaking of Suicide.


Number of drivers busted speeding on the A9 quadrupled between 2022 and 2023 hitting 13,322

Number of drivers busted speeding on the A9 quadrupled between 2022 and 2023 hitting 13,322

Number of drivers busted speeding on the A9 quadrupled between 2022 and 2023 hitting 13,322

Campaigner Laura Hansler says it is ‘absolutely inexcusable’ that the highest recorded speed was 140 mph.


Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

Energy secretary Ed Miliband invited to consider the Highlands as potential location for Great British Energy HQ

MP Jamie Stone says ‘the Highlands is the biggest generator of clean, green energy in Scotland, and yet we suffer from a lack of job opportunities’.


Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

Highland MP Jamie Stone to lead first adjournment debate of new parliament on rural healthcare access

He says he has heard ‘horror stories’ but ‘there is not the wit or willpower in the Scottish Government’.


SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

SNP MSP will urge Sir Keir Starmer to put GB Energy in Inverness

“If logic and rational decision making determines the choice, then the Highland capital should be where this new body is sited,” says Fergus Ewing.


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